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United States District Court
Western District of Michigan (Southern Division (1))
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:01-mj-00398-JGS-1


Case title: USA v. Sara Lee Corporation

Date Filed: 06/22/2001
Date Terminated: 06/22/2001

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville

defendant (1)
Sara Lee Corporation
Sara Lee Corporation, d/b/a Bil Mar Foods
TERMINATED: 06/22/2001
represented byAnton R. Valukas
Jenner & Block
330 N Wabash, Ste. 4600
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 923-2903
TERMINATED: 06/22/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

William A. Von Hoene , Jr.
Contact Information Unknown 49508
TERMINATED: 06/22/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:458(a)(1) & (2), 21:610(a) & (c), 21:461(a), 21:676(a) Processed, prepared, sold, transported and offered for sale, in commerce, poultry and meat products, capable for use as human food, which were adulterated
(1)
Sentenced to 1 Year Probation on the condition deft make a grant of $3 million to MSU; this amount has been deposited with the Clerk of the Court and Probation is Terminated; deft shall pay a $125 special assessment and a $200,000 fine

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDonald A. Davis
U.S. Attorney (Grand Rapids)
The Law Bldg.
330 Ionia Ave., NW
P.O. Box 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0208
(616) 456-2404
Email: don.davis@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Thomas J. Gezon (AUSA)
U.S. Attorney (Grand Rapids)
The Law Bldg.
330 Ionia Ave., NW
P.O. Box 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0208
(616) 456-2404
Email: usamiw.ecfcriminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/22/2001MISDEMEANOR INFORMATION (1 pg) against deft Sara Lee Corporation (1) count 1 (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001  MINUTES before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville; first appearance, arraignment and guilty plea of Sara Lee Corporation on count 1 of Misdemeanor Information; attys' William Von Hoene, Jr. and Anton Valukas appeared on behalf of deft Sara Lee Corp.; attys' admitted pro hac vice for todays proceedings; they are in the process of being admitted to the WD/MI; presentence report is waived and the court proceeds with sentencing; (D. Hand, Tape 01-S144) (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001CONSENT TO PROCEED before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville in a misdemeanor case by deft Sara Lee Corporation (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001DEFENDANT'S RIGHTS in a Misdemeanor Case as to deft Sara Lee Corporation (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001LETTER to attys Von Hoene and Valukas from deft Sara Lee Corporation authorizing them to enter a plea of guilty to the Misdemeanor Information (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001PLEA AGREEMENT ( 6 pgs) as to deft Sara Lee Corporation (cc: US Atty, Probation) (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001  MINUTES before Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville sentencing Sara Lee Corporation (1) on count 1 to 1 Year Probation on the condition deft make a grant of $3 million to MSU; this amount has been deposited with the Clerk of the Court and Probation is Terminated; deft shall pay a $125 special assessment and a $200,000 fine; terminating party Sara Lee Corporation; case terminated (D. Hand, Tape 01-S144 (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
06/22/2001JUDGMENT ( 4 pgs) in a Criminal Case as to deft Sara Lee Corporation by Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (cc: dft cnsl, US Atty, USM, Probation) [EOD Date 6/25/01] (dmh) (Entered: 06/25/2001)
07/11/2001AMENDED JUDGMENT (4 pgs) [to pldg. #6] in a Criminal Case as to deft Sara Lee Corporation by Magistrate Judge Joseph G. Scoville (cc: dft cnsl, US Atty, USM, Probation) [EOD Date 7/11/01] (dmh) (Entered: 07/11/2001)