TERMED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Missouri (LIVE) (St. Louis)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:05-cr-00652-AGF-1


Case title: USA v. Royal Canin USA, Inc.

Date Filed: 11/17/2005
Date Terminated: 12/13/2005

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Audrey G. Fleissig-MG

Defendant (1)
Royal Canin USA, Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/13/2005
represented byGordon L. Ankney
THOMPSON COBURN, LLP
One US Bank Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101
314-552-6003
Fax: 314-552-7003
Email: gankney@thompsoncoburn.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATION
(1)
A fine of $125,000.00 to the US; A Civil Fine of $35,000.00 to the Statate of Missouri; Restitution of $6,272.00 to the State of Missouri; $35,000.00 In Natural resources and a special assessment due immediately.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byAnne E. Rauch
OFFICE OF U.S. ATTORNEY
111 S. Tenth Street
20th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63102
314-539-2200
Fax: 314-539-7695
Email: rauch.anne@epa.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/17/2005INFORMATION as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. (1) count(s) 1. (Attachments: # 1 Criminal Cover Sheet) (CDD, ) (Entered: 11/18/2005)
11/17/2005ENTRY OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Anne E. Rauch appearing for USA. (CDD, ) (Entered: 11/18/2005)
11/17/2005  Summons Issued in case as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. Arraignment set for 12/13/2005 09:00 AM in Courtroom 9N before Mag Judge Audrey G. Fleissig. Initial Appearance set for 12/13/2005 09:00 AM in Courtroom 9N before Mag Judge Audrey G. Fleissig. (CDD, ) (Entered: 11/18/2005)
11/22/2005Summons Returned Unexecuted in case as to Royal Canin USA, Inc.(GLF) (Entered: 11/23/2005)
11/30/2005Minute Entry-for proceedings held before Judge Audrey G. Fleissig; Status Conference as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. held on 11/30/2005 (FTR Gold : no.) (proceedings started: 11:00 am.) (proceedings ended: 11:10 am.)(GLF) (Entered: 11/30/2005)
12/13/2005  Receipt # S2006-002344 in the amount of $125125.00 for FINE, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT on behalf of ROYAL CANIN USA, INC.. (CSW,) (Entered: 12/13/2005)
12/13/2005Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Audrey G. Fleissig; Initial Appearance/Rule 5 as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. held on 12/13/2005 Attorney Gordon L. Ankney for Royal Canin USA, Inc. added; Defendant given copy of: Indictment; Defendant to retain: Gordon Ankney; Arraignment and Plea-Parties present for arraignment and plea. Defendant waives reading of indictment, plea of guilty as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. (1) Count 1 held on 12/13/2005; Attorney Gordon L. Ankney for Royal Canin USA, Inc. added.; Sentencing as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. held on 12/13/2005. (Court Reporter or FTR Gold Operator initials:C. Abrams.) (FTR Gold : yes.) (proceedings started: 9:00 am.) (proceedings ended: 9:45 am.)(GLF) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/13/2005CONSENT TO PROCEED BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE on a Misdemeanor by Royal Canin USA, Inc. (GLF) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/13/2005PLEA AGREEMENT, GUIDELINES RECOMMENDATIONS AND STIPULATIONS by Royal Canin USA, Inc., and USA as to Royal Canin USA, Inc.(GLF) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
12/13/2005JUDGMENT as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, A fine of $125,000.00 to the US; A Civil Fine of $35,000.00 to the State of Missouri; Restitution of $6,272.00 to the State of Missouri; $35,000.00 In Natural resources Damages to the State of Missouri; and a special assessment of $125.00 due immediately signed by Judge Audrey G. Fleissig on December 13, 2005.(GLF) (Entered: 12/21/2005)
02/10/2006SATISFACTION of as to Royal Canin USA, Inc. regarding Restitution and Fine (Golemon, Deborah) (Entered: 02/10/2006)