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U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Eastern District of TEXAS (Beaumont)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:07-cr-00148-MAC-ESH-1


Case title: USA v. Rowan Companies

Date Filed: 08/24/2007
Date Terminated: 12/06/2007

Assigned to: Judge Marcia A. Crone
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines

Defendant (1)
Rowan Companies, Inc
TERMINATED: 12/06/2007
represented byWilliam George Rosch , III
Rosch & Ross
707 Travis
Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77002
713/222-9595
Fax: 17132220906
Email: rosch@rosch-ross.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
FAILURE TO NOTIFY OF WASTE DISCHARGE INTO U.S. WATERS
(1)
3 yrs probation CC with sentence in ED/TX case 1:97cr193, $5,000,000.00 total fine, $400 special assessment each Ct
DISCHARGING GARBAGE INTO U.S. WATERS
(2)
3 yrs probation CC with sentence in ED/TX case 1:97cr193, $5,000,000.00 total fine, $400 special assessment each Ct

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byJoseph Robert Batte
U S Attorney's Office - Beaumont
350 Magnolia
Suite 150
Beaumont, TX 77701
409/839-2538
Fax: 14098392550
Email: joe.batte@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/24/20071INFORMATION as to Sealed1 (1): Counts 1, 2. Arraignment set for 9/12/2007 at 2:00 PM in Ctrm 4 (Beaumont) before Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines. (tkd, ) (Entered: 08/27/2007)
08/24/20072E-GOV SEALED Form AO 257 filed as to Sealed1 (tkd, ) (Entered: 08/27/2007)
08/27/20073E-GOV SEALED Summons issued for Sealed1. cc: USA, Rosch, USPO, MC (tkd, ) (Entered: 08/27/2007)
08/29/20074NOTICE CANCELLING HEARING as to Sealed1. Initial Appearance and Arraignment set for 9/12/2007 at 2:00 AM in Ctrm 4 (Beaumont) before Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines is CANCELLED. (sal) (Entered: 08/29/2007)
09/04/20075NOTICE OF HEARING setting Initial Appearance and arraignment as to Sealed1for 10/9/2007 10:00 AM in Ctrm 5 (Beaumont) before Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin. (ksd) (Entered: 09/04/2007)
09/10/20076NOTICE OF HEARING RESETTING Initial Appearance, Arraignment and Change of Plea as to Sealed1 for 10/9/2007 02:30 PM in Ctrm 5 (Beaumont) before Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin.(ksd ) (Entered: 09/10/2007)
09/10/20077ORDER referring plea to U. S. Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin as to Sealed1. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 9/10/07. (mrp, ) (Entered: 09/10/2007)
10/04/20078SEALED PLEA AGREEMENT as to Sealed1 (sal, ) (Entered: 10/10/2007)
10/09/20079INFORMATION UNSEALED as to Rowan Companies. (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2007)
10/09/200710Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Keith F. Giblin: Initial Appearance & Arraignment as to Rowan Companies, Inc held on 10/9/2007. Deft appeared w/cnsl William Rosch and pled not guilty to the Information. Mr. Rosch offered exhibit which was a certificate of corporate secretary, allowing Mr. Rosch to answer the charges against the company. (Court Reporter Chris Bickham.) (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2007)
10/09/200711EXHIBIT LIST by Rowan Companies, Inc (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2007)
10/09/200714Joint Factual Statement by USA as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2007)
10/09/200715CONSENT to Administration of Guilty Plea and Fed.R.Crim.P.11 Allocution by U.S. Magistrate Judge by Rowan Companies, Inc (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2007)
10/09/200716WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Rowan Companies, Inc (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2007)
10/09/200717WAIVER of Presentence Investigation Report by Rowan Companies, Inc (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/12/2007)
10/11/200712Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Keith F. Giblin: Change of Plea Hearing as to Rowan Companies, Inc held on 10/11/2007. Plea entered by Rowan Companies, Inc (1) Guilty Count 1,2. Due to the fact that the deft is a company, there is not bond or conditions of release. (Court Reporter Chris Bickham.) (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2007)
10/11/200713FINDINGS OF FACT and Recommendation on guilty plea before U. S. Magistrate Judge as to Rowan Companies, Inc . Signed by Judge Keith F. Giblin on 10/11/07. (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/11/2007)
10/16/200718NOTICE OF HEARING as to Rowan Companies, Inc Sentencing set for 11/2/2007 01:30 PM in Ctrm 3 (Beaumont) before Judge Marcia A. Crone. (dlc, ) (Entered: 10/16/2007)
10/25/200719 MOTION Memorandum in Support of Award by USA as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Batte, Joseph) (Entered: 10/25/2007)
10/25/200720***FILED IN ERROR. NO CERTIFCATE OF CONFERENCE OR CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE. PLEASE IGNORE.***
MOTION to Intervene by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Marvel, David) Modified on 10/25/2007 (bjc, ). (Entered: 10/25/2007)
10/25/200721 ***FILED IN ERROR. NO CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE OR CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE. PLEASE IGNORE.***
MOTION to Unseal Document by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order to Intervene and Unseal)(Marvel, David) Modified on 10/25/2007 (bjc, ). (Entered: 10/25/2007)
10/25/200722 ***FILED IN ERROR. NO CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE OR CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE. PLEASE IGNORE.***
MOTION to Expedite Decision on Motions to Intervene and Unseal by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Marvel, David) Modified on 10/25/2007 (bjc, ). (Entered: 10/25/2007)
10/25/2007  ***FILED IN ERROR. Document # 20, motion to intervene. Doc# 21 motion to unseal plea agreement. Doc# 22 motion to exedite. No certificate of conference or certificate of service. PLEASE IGNORE.***

(bjc, ) (Entered: 10/25/2007)
10/26/200723 MOTION to Intervene by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order to Intervene)(Marvel, David) (Entered: 10/26/2007)
10/26/200724 MOTION to Unseal Document by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1)(Marvel, David) (Entered: 10/26/2007)
10/26/200725 MOTION to Expedite by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1)(Marvel, David) (Entered: 10/26/2007)
10/30/200726Joint MOTION to Continue Sentencing Date by Rowan Companies, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Rosch, William) (Entered: 10/30/2007)
10/30/200727ORDER granting 26 Motion to Continue Sentencing as to Rowan Companies, Inc (1). The sentencing shall be reest to 11/19/07 at 2:00 p.m. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 10/30/07. (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/30/2007)
10/31/200728ORDER denying 23 Motion to Intervene as to Rowan Companies, Inc. The court will, however, allow Marcy to be heard regarding his interest in any fines to be imposed at Defendant's sentencing hearing on 11/19/07, at 2:00 p.m. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 10/31/07. (mrp, ) (Entered: 10/31/2007)
11/02/200729APPLICATION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Attorney Matthew J Thiesing for Robert Daniel Marcy. (mrp, ) (Entered: 11/05/2007)
11/02/2007  Pro Hac Vice Filing fee paid by Matthew J Thiesing; Fee: $25, receipt number: 1-1-5031 (mrp, ) (Entered: 11/05/2007)
11/13/200730APPLICATION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Attorney Robert M Turkewitz for Robert Daniel Marcy. (FEE PAID RECEIPT # 1-1-5074) (bjc, ) (Entered: 11/14/2007)
11/16/200731MEMORANDUM in Support by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc re 8 Text of Proposed Order)(Marvel, David) (Entered: 11/16/2007)
11/19/200732SPECIAL ASSESSMENT PAID by Rowan Companies, Inc in amount of $ 1,200, Receipt # 1-1-5111. (aam, ) (Entered: 11/19/2007)
11/19/200733ORDER that Robert Daniel Marcy's 25 Motion to Expedite is moot. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 1/19/07. (fbc, ) Modified on 11/20/2007 (fbc, ). (Entered: 11/20/2007)
11/19/200734ORDER granting Robert Daniel Marcy's 24 Motion to Unseal Amended Plea Agreement between Government and Rowan Companies, Inc. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 11/19/07. (fbc, ) (Entered: 11/20/2007)
11/19/200737SEALED PLEA AGREEMENT as to Rowan Companies, Inc (fbc, ) (Entered: 12/05/2007)
11/19/200738Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Marcia A. Crone: SENTENCING held on 11/19/2007 for Rowan Companies, Inc (1). Counts 1, 2: 3 yrs probation each Ct CC with sentence in ED/TX case 1:97cr193, $5,000,000.00 total fine, $400 special assessment each Ct. (Court Reporter W Parks.) (tkd, ) (Entered: 12/12/2007)
11/19/200739EXHIBIT LIST by Rowan Companies, Inc (tkd, ) (Entered: 12/12/2007)
11/19/200740WITNESS LIST by USA as to Rowan Companies, Inc (tkd, ) (Entered: 12/12/2007)
11/19/2007  CRIMINAL MONETARY PENALTIES PAID in full on 11/19/07 by Rowan Companies, Inc. Receipt #105112. (bsp) (Entered: 03/04/2008)
11/27/200735NOTICE Order by Robert Daniel Marcy as to Rowan Companies, Inc (Thiesing, Matthew) (Entered: 11/27/2007)
11/29/200736ORDER granting in part 19 Motion Seeking an Award for Robert Daniel Marcy. The court awards the sum of $1,000.000 to Robert Daniel Marcy, subject to the property rights of Marcy's counsel in such award. This award amount is to be retained by the Clerk of the Court from the fine paid by Rowan. Marcy's counsel, David B. Marvel, shall inform the Clerk of the Court by 12/3/07, how Marcy's check(s) shall be made payable. Upon receipt of the fine payment from Rowan, the Clerk of the Court shall mail, or otherwise transmit, such checks payable as directed by Mr. Marvel. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 11/29/07. (mrp, ) (Entered: 11/30/2007)
12/06/200741JUDGMENT as to Rowan Companies, Inc (1). Counts 1, 2: 3 yrs probation each Ct CC with sentence in ED/TX case 1:97cr193, $5,000,000.00 total fine, $400 special assessment each Ct. Signed by Judge Marcia A. Crone on 12/6/07. (tkd, ) (Entered: 12/12/2007)
12/06/200742SEALED Statement of Reasons re 41 Judgment. cc: USA, Rosch 12/12/07 (tkd, ) (Entered: 12/12/2007)