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U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:00-cr-80278-DPH-1


Case title: USA v. Sauger Ind Inc, et al

Date Filed: 01/10/2001
Date Terminated: 04/18/2002

Assigned to: District Judge Denise Page Hood

Defendant (1)
Sauger Industries, Incorporated
TERMINATED: 04/18/2002
represented byJames H. Hudnut
Colombo and Colombo
40701 Woodward Avenue
Suite 50
Box 2028
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
248-645-9300
Fax: 248.645.5418
Email: jayhud@att.net
TERMINATED: 04/18/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
15:1 - SHERMAN ACT CONSPIRACY
(1)
RESTITUTION:$40,000, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FEE:$200.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 - CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(2)
DISMISSED

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byEric M. Straus
United States Attorney's Office
211 W. Fort Street
Suite 2001
Detroit, MI 48226-3211
313-226-9100
Email: eric.straus@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
03/29/20001ORDER by Magistrate Judge Thomas A. Carlson with motion as to defendants, sealing indictment [EOD Date: 1/11/01] (dh) (Entered: 01/11/2001)
01/10/2001ORDER by Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman with motion as to defendants, unsealing indictment [EOD Date: 1/11/01] (dh) (Entered: 01/11/2001)
01/10/2001INDICTMENT against Sauger Ind Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2, John A. Baker (2) count(s) 1, 2 (timestamped 03/29/00) (dh) Modified on 01/11/2001 (Entered: 01/11/2001)
01/31/2001MOTION and memorandum of the parties for joint protective order (ew) (Entered: 02/01/2001)
01/31/200110 APPEARANCE for defendant Sauger Ind Inc of attorney James H. Hudnut (ew) (Entered: 02/01/2001)
01/31/200112 WAIVER of conflict of interest by defendant Sauger Ind Inc and attorney (ew) (Entered: 02/01/2001)
02/08/200114 ORDER reassigning case from Judge Gerald E. Rosen to Judge Denise Page Hood - Reason: compansion to 96-80009 (RH) (Entered: 02/09/2001)
02/12/2001  INITIAL appearance by defendant Sauger Ind Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 before Magistrate Judge Steven D. Pepe - D/Atty: James Hudnot - AUSA: Sheldon Light - Tape # SDP 0212 - Lap 685 (mv) (Entered: 02/12/2001)
02/12/2001  ARRAIGNMENT held, plea of not guilty entered by Sauger Ind Inc (1) count(s) 1 - Magistrate Judge Steven D. Pepe - D/Atty: James Hudnot - AUSA: Sheldon Light - Tape #: SDP 0212 - Lap 685 (mv) (Entered: 02/12/2001)
02/12/200115 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT by defendant Sauger Ind Inc and defense counsel of indictment (dh) (Entered: 02/14/2001)
03/02/200118 MOTION by defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker to extend time to file pretrial motions , with brief (RH) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
03/02/200119 MOTION by defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker as to defendant for bill of particulars , with brief (RH) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
03/02/200120 PROOF of mailing as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker of pleadings 18 and 19 (RH) (Entered: 03/05/2001)
03/19/200121 RESPONSE and memorandum in opposition by plaintiff USA to motion for bill of particulars by John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [19-1] with attachments and proof of mailing (lh) (Entered: 03/21/2001)
04/05/200122 MOTION by defendants Sauger Ind Inc and John A. Baker to dismiss indictment with brief and attachments (DT) (Entered: 04/05/2001)
04/16/200123 NOTICE by Judge Hood's chambers as to defendant of setting hearing on motion for bill of particulars by John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [19-1] for 2:30 5/15/01 for Sauger Ind Inc, for John A. Baker, motion to extend time to file pretrial motions by John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [18-1] for 2:30 5/15/01 for Sauger Inc, for John A. Baker, motion for joint protective order USA, John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [9-1] for 2:30 5/15/01 for Sauger Ind Inc, for John A. Baker with proof of mailing. (PP) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
04/16/200124 NOTICE by Judge Hood's chambers as to defendants' of setting hearing on motion to dismiss indictment by John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [22-1] for 2:30 5/15/01 for Sauger Ind Inc, for John A. Baker with proof of mailing. (PP) (Entered: 04/17/2001)
04/23/200125 RESPONSE by plaintiff USA to motion to dismiss indictment by John A. Baker, Sauger Ind Inc [22-1] with memorandum and exhibits (ew) (Entered: 04/24/2001)
05/18/200126 NOTICE by the Court setting hearing on motion to dismiss indictment by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [22-1]; motion for bill of particulars by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [19-1]; motion to extend time to file pretrial motions by Sauger Ind Inc, A. Baker [18-1] for 2:00 6/19/01 for Sauger Ind Inc, for John A. Baker, motion for joint protective order by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker, USA [9-1] for 2:00 6/19/01 (RH) (Entered: 05/21/2001)
06/08/200127 NOTICE by court as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc and John A. Baker of setting hearing on motion for joint protective order by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker, USA [9-1], motion for bill of particulars by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [19-1] motion to extend time to file pretrial motions by Sauger Inc, John A. Baker [18-1] and motion to dismiss indictment by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [22-1] for 3:00 6/19/01 with proof of mailing (lh) (Entered: 06/11/2001)
06/21/2001  MOTION hearing held as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker on motion to dismiss indictment by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [22-1] - disposition: Taken Under Advisement - Judge Denise Page Hood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 06/22/2001)
06/21/2001  MOTION hearing held as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker on motion for bill of particulars by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [19-1], motion to extend time to file pretrial motions by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [18-1] - disposition: Granted - Judge Denise Page Hood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 06/22/2001)
06/21/2001  MOTION hearing held as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker on motion for joint protective order by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker, USA [9-1] - disposition: Granted - Judge Denise Page Hood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 06/22/2001)
06/25/200128 ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood with stipulation determining excludable delay and extending deadline for filing motions to 3/16/01 and setting criminal jury trial for 9/18/01 for Sauger Ind Inc and for John A. Baker (DT) (Entered: 06/26/2001)
06/26/200129 PROTECTIVE order by Judge Denise Page Hood regarding confidential of all grand jury transcripts and all other grand jury documents and information [EOD Date: 6/27/01] (dh) (Entered: 06/27/2001)
07/03/200130 ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, defendant John A. Baker granting motion for joint protective order by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker, USA [9-1]; granting motion to extend time to file pretrial motions by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [18-1]; mooting motion for bill of particulars by Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker [19-1] [EOD Date 7/9/01] (RH) (Entered: 07/09/2001)
08/15/200131 MOTION and brief by USA as to Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker in limine to exclude evidence relating to reasonableness or specific intent with proof of mailing (DT) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
08/15/200132 MOTION by plaintiff USA as to Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker in limine ro exclude arguments designed to nullify the jury with attachments (DT) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
08/15/200133 MOTION by USA as to Sauger Ind Inc, John A. Baker in limine to exclude extrinsic evidence of collateral matters with proof of mailing (DT) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
08/31/200134 NOTICE by court as to Sauger Ind Inc and John A. Baker of setting hearing on motion in limine to exclude extrinsic evidence of collateral matters by USA [33-1], motion in limine to exclude arguments designed to nullify the jury by USA [32-1] and motion in limine to exclude evidence relating to reasonableness or specific intent by USA [31-1] for 9:00 9/18/01 with proof of mailing (lh) (Entered: 09/04/2001)
09/04/200135 EXHIBIT list by plaintiff USA as to defendants Sauger Ind Inc and John A. Baker with proof of mailing (lh) (Entered: 09/05/2001)
09/27/200136 NOTICE by court setting criminal jury trial for 9:00 11/27/01 for Sauger Ind Inc and for John A. Baker with proof of mailing (lh) (Entered: 09/28/2001)
09/27/200137 ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood with stipulation determining excludable delay as to defendants Sauger Ind and John A. Baker and adjourning trial 60 days from 09/18/01 (lh) (Entered: 10/04/2001)
11/27/2001  PLEA held as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc, plea of guilty entered by Sauger Ind Inc (1) count(s) 1 , defendant referred to probation - Judge Denise Page Hood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel (bl) (Entered: 11/27/2001)
11/27/2001  SCHEDULE: by Judge Denise Page Hood setting sentencing for 2:30 3/21/02 for Sauger Ind Inc (bl) (Entered: 11/27/2001)
11/30/200139 RULE 11 plea agreement by defendant Sauger Ind Inc (ew) (Entered: 12/03/2001)
04/18/2002  SENTENCING held as to defendant Sauger Ind Inc - Judge Denise Page Hood - D/Atty: James Hudnut - AUSA: Michael Wood - Court Reporter: C. Warren-Daniel; (bl) (Entered: 04/18/2002)
04/18/200248JUDGMENT and commitment order entered by Judge Denise Page Hood sentencing Sauger Ind Inc (1) count(s) 1 (dh) (Entered: 05/16/2002)
05/08/200247ORDER by Judge Denise Page Hood dismissing count 2 as to Sauger Ind Inc (1) [EOD Date: 5/13/02] (DT) (Entered: 05/13/2002)