U.S. District Court
Southern District of Ohio (Columbus)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:12-cr-00001-GCS-TPK All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Sarnac et al

Date Filed: 01/04/2012

Assigned to: Judge George C Smith
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp

Defendant (1)
Shane M.S. Sarnac represented byMatthew F Leitman
Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC
840 West Long Lake Rd
Suite 200
Troy, MI 48098
248-267-3294
Fax: 248-879-2001
Email: leitman@millercanfield.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge George C Smith
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp

Defendant (2)
Simone L Haas
TERMINATED: 05/30/2012
represented byR William Meeks
R William Meeks Co LPA - 2
511 S High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614-228-4141
Email: rwmmeeks@rrohio.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

David H Thomas
R William Meeks Co LPA
511 S High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614-228-4141
Fax: 614-228-0899
Email: dht@bright.net
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
15 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, $100 special assessment and restitution of $825,000 to be paid jointly and severally with Shane Sarnac and Roth Fabrications.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Judge George C Smith
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp

Defendant (3)
Roth Fabricating Inc represented byGeorge B Donnini
150 W. Jefferson Ave
Suite 100
Detroit, MI 313-225-7042
Email: donnini@butzel.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJ Michael Marous
United States Attorney's Office - 2
303 Marconi Boulevard
2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
614-469-5715
Fax: 614-469-5653
Email: mike.marous@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/04/2012INFORMATION as to Shane M.S. Sarnac (1) count(s) 1, Simone L Haas (2) count(s) 1, Roth Fabricating Inc (3) count(s) 1. (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012PLEA AGREEMENT as to Shane M.S. Sarnac (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE as to Shane M.S. Sarnac (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012PLEA AGREEMENT as to Simone L Haas (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE as to Simone L Haas (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012PLEA AGREEMENT as to Roth Fabricating Inc (lvw1) (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/04/2012ELEMENTS OF THE OFFENSE as to Roth Fabricating Inc (lvw1) (lvw1). (Entered: 01/09/2012)
01/09/2012NOTICE OF HEARING as to Shane M.S. Sarnac -Arraignment set for 1/20/2012 @ 1:30pm in Courtroom 183 - Columbus before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp (wh1) Modified on 1/11/2012 to change filed date (wh1) (Entered: 01/11/2012)
01/09/201211 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Simone L Haas -Arraignment set for 1/20/2012 @ 2:00pm in Courtroom 183 - Columbus before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp (wh1) (Entered: 01/11/2012)
01/09/201213 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Roth Fabricating Inc -Arraignment set for 1/20/2012 @ 2:30 in Courtroom 183 - Columbus before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp (wh1) (Entered: 01/11/2012)
01/19/201215 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: R William Meeks appearing for Shane M.S. Sarnac, Simone L Haas, Roth Fabricating Inc (Meeks, R) (Entered: 01/19/2012)
01/19/201216 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: David H Thomas appearing for Simone L Haas (Thomas, David) (Entered: 01/19/2012)
01/19/201217  MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice of Matthew F. Leitman, George B. Donnini (Filing fee $ 400)by Simone L Haas as to Shane M.S. Sarnac, Simone L Haas, Roth Fabricating Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement, # 2 Supplement) (Meeks, R) (Entered: 01/19/2012)
01/20/2012  Receipt for surrender of Passport as to Simone L Haas issued by USA (jr1) (Entered: 01/20/2012)
01/20/2012  Judge update in case as to Shane M.S. Sarnac, Simone L Haas, & Roth Fabricating Inc. Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp added. (wh1) (Entered: 01/21/2012)
01/20/201218 CONSENT to enter conditional plea before MagJ by Shane MS Sarnac (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201219 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Shane MS Sarnac (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201220 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp: Arraignment as to Shane MS Sarnac (1) Count 1 held on 1/20/2012 -granting # 17 Motion for Leave to Appear phv by MF Leitman for Shane MS Sarnac (1) -consent to plea -waiver of indictment -stmt facts: Michael E Hampp DCIS -Plea entered of Guilty to Count 1 -OR bond set -R&R to issue -JM Marous AUSA -MF Leitman ESQ -JG Schram PTRL -WJ Harrison D/C (Court Reporter Shawna J Evans.) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit: Attachment 1 to plea agreement) (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201221 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Shane MS Sarnac (1) signed by Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp on 1/20/2012 -OR bond set (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201222 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS on Plea of Guilty as to Shane MS Sarnac signed by Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp on 1/20/2012 -obj due w/in fourteen days (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201223 CONSENT to enter conditional g/p before MagaJ by Simone L Haas (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201224 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Simone L Haas (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201225 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp: Arraignment as to Simone L Haas (2) Count 1 held on 1/20/2012 -consent to proceed -waiver of indictment -stmt facts: Michael E Hampp DCIS -Plea entered of Guilty to Count one (1) -OR bond set -R&R to issue -JM Marouse AUSA RW Meeks/DH Thomas ESQ -JG Schram PTRL -WJ Harrison D/C (Court Reporter Shawna J Evans.) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Attachment 1 to plea agreement) (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201226 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Simone L Haas (2) signed by Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp on 1/20/2012 -OR bond set (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201227 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS on Plea of Guilty as to Simone L Haas signed by Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp on 1/20/2012 -obj due w/in fourteen (14) days (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201228 CONSENT to enter conditional g/p before MagJ by Roth Fabricating Inc (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201229 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Roth Fabricating Inc (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201230 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp: Arraignment as to Roth Fabricating Inc (3) Count 1 held on 1/20/2012 -granting # 17 Motion for Leave to Appear PHV by George B Donnini for Roth Fabricating Inc (3) -consent to plea -waiver of indictment -stmt facts: waived -Plea entered of Guilty to Count one (1) -R&R to issue -JM Marous AUSA -GB Donnini ESQ -WJ Harrison D/C (Court Reporter Shawna J Evans.) (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/20/201231 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS on Plea of Guilty as to Roth Fabricating Inc signed by Magistrate Judge Terence P Kemp on 1/20/2012 -obj due w/in fourteen (14) days (wh1) (Entered: 01/23/2012)
01/24/201232 Presentence Report Disclosure Notification received as to Simone L Haas. Report to be completed by Schal Boucher. Presentence Investigation Report due by 4/2/2012. (lvw1) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/24/201233 Presentence Report Disclosure Notification received as to Shane M.S. Sarnac. Report to be completed by Schal Boucher. Presentence Investigation Report due by 4/2/2012. (lvw1) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/24/201234 Presentence Report Disclosure Notification received as to Roth Fabricating Inc. Report to be completed by Schal Boucher. Presentence Investigation Report due by 4/2/2012. (lvw1) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/24/201235  MOTION To Be Designated as Trial Attorney for Defendant Roth Fabricating Inc. by Roth Fabricating Inc. (Donnini, George) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
01/26/201236  MOTION to Amend/Correct 2 Plea Agreement, 4 Plea Agreement Motion to Attach documents to Plea Agreement by USA as to Shane M.S. Sarnac, Simone L Haas. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1, # 2 Attachment 2) (Marous, J) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/26/201237  MOTION to Amend/Correct 6 Plea Agreement Motion to Correct Attachments to Plea Agreement by USA as to Roth Fabricating Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Attachment 2) (Marous, J) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
01/27/201238 TRANSCRIPT of Plea Proceedings as to Shane M.S. Sarnac held on 1/20/12 before Magistrate Judge Terence P. Kemp. Court Reporter/Transcriber: Shawna J Evans, Telephone number 614-719-3316. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER.

NOTICE RE: REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: Within 5 business days of this filing, each party shall inform the Court, by filing a Notice of Redaction, of the party's intent to redact personal data identifiers from the electronic transcript of the court proceeding. The policy is located on our website at www.ohsd.uscourts.gov (Forms - Electronic Availability of Transcripts). Please read this policy carefully.

For a complete copy of a transcript, please contact the Court Reporter or the Clerk's Office. Redaction Request due 2/17/2012. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 2/27/2012. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 4/26/2012. (jr1) (Entered: 01/27/2012)

02/01/201239 NOTICE of filing original Action by Consent of the Corporation as to Roth Fabricating Inc by USA (wh1) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
02/14/201240 ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Shane M.S. Sarnac for 22 Report and Recommendations on Guilty Plea. Signed by Judge George C Smith on 2/14/12. (lvw1) Modified on 2/15/2012 (lvw1). (Entered: 02/14/2012)
02/14/201241 ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Simone L Haas. Signed by Judge George C Smith on 2/14/12. (lvw1) Modified on 2/15/2012 (lvw1). (Entered: 02/14/2012)
02/14/201242 ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Roth Fabricating Inc. Signed by Judge George C Smith on 2/14/12. (lvw1) Modified on 2/15/2012 (lvw1). (Entered: 02/14/2012)
04/16/201243 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Shane M.S. Sarnac, Simone L Haas, Roth Fabricating Inc Sentencing set for 5/16/2012 01:30 PM in Courtroom 4 - Columbus before Judge George C Smith. (lvw1) Modified on 4/17/2012 to correct date in docket text(lvw1). (Entered: 04/16/2012)
04/30/201244 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Simone L Haas Sentencing set for 5/9/2012 01:30 PM in Courtroom 4 - Columbus before Judge George C Smith. (lvw1) (Entered: 04/30/2012)
05/04/2012  NOTICE re 44 Notice of Hearing Sentencing hearing has been changed from 1:30 p.m. May 9,2012 to 1:00 p.m. May 9, 2012 as to Simone L Haas (lvw1) (Entered: 05/04/2012)
05/04/201245 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Shane M.S. Sarnac, Roth Fabricating Inc Sentencing RESCHEDULED for 8/15/2012 01:30 PM in Courtroom 4 - Columbus before Judge George C Smith. (lvw1) (Entered: 05/04/2012)
05/08/201246 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Simone L Haas Sentencing RESCHEDULED for 5/16/2012 01:30 PM in Courtroom 4 - Columbus before Judge George C Smith. (lvw1) (Entered: 05/08/2012)
05/16/201247 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge George C Smith:Sentencing held on 5/16/2012 for Simone L Haas (2), Count(s) 1, 15 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, $100 special assessment and restitution of $825,000 to be paid jointly and severally with Shane Sarnac and Roth Fabrications. AUSA: Mike Marous, Counsel: William Meeks and Dave Thomas Courtroom Deputy: Lisa Wright (Court Reporter Gina Wells.) (lvw1) (Entered: 05/16/2012)
05/21/201248 ORDER granting 36 Motion to Amend/Correct as to Shane M.S. Sarnac (1), Simone L Haas (2); granting 35 Motion as to Roth Fabricating Inc (3); granting 37 Motion to Amend/Correct as to Roth Fabricating Inc (3). Signed by Judge George C Smith on 5/21/12. (lvw1) (Entered: 05/21/2012)
05/30/201249 JUDGMENT as to Simone L Haas (2), Count(s) 1, 15 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, $100 special assessment and restitution of $825,000 to be paid jointly and severally with Shane Sarnac and Roth Fabrications. Signed by Judge George C Smith on 5/30/12. (lvw1) (Entered: 05/30/2012)