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U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia - (Newport News)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:04-mj-00133-JEB-1


Case title: USA v. Sea Farms, Inc.

Date Filed: 04/29/2004
Date Terminated: 05/17/2004

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge James E. Bradberry

Defendant (1)
Sea Farms, Inc.
TERMINATED: 05/17/2004
represented byWaverley Lee Berkley , III
333 West Freemason Street
Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 625-2230
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
T.16 USC 3372(a)(2)(A), 3372(a)(4), and 3373(d)(2), and T.18 USC 2 [16:3372.M] POSSESSION OF UNTAGGED STRIPED BASS and T.16 USC 3374(a)(1) and (b) FORFEITURE
(1)
$500.00 fine; $125.00 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byRobert John Krask
United States Attorney's Office
101 W Main St
Suite 8000
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 441-6331
Email: bob.krask@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/29/2004INFORMATION as to Sea Farms, Inc. (1) - Count 1. (kgri) (Entered: 04/30/2004)
05/04/2004  Initial appearance as to Sea Farms, Inc. before Mag Judge James E. Bradberry set for 2:30 p.m. on 5/17/04, in Norfolk. (kgri) (Entered: 05/04/2004)
05/04/2004  Plea Agreement Hearing as to Sea Farms, Inc. set for 2:30 p.m. on 5/17/04 before Mag Judge James E. Bradberry. (kgri) (Entered: 05/04/2004)
05/17/2004  INITIAL APPEARANCE as to Sea Farms, Inc. held before Mag Judge James E. Bradberry (FTR) USA appeared through: Bob Krask, AUSA; Dft(s) appeared through: Waverley Berkley, III. Ronald T. Sopko, owner of Sea Farms, Inc. present. Defendant informed of rights. (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004Acknowledgment of certain rights as to Sea Farms, Inc., filed in open court. (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004CONSENT to Trial by Magistrate by Sea Farms, Inc., filed in open court. (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004  PLEA AGREEMENT HEARING as to Sea Farms, Inc. held (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004  PLEA entered by Sea Farms, Inc.. Court accepts plea by Sea Farms, Inc. Guilty: count 1 (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004Plea Agreement as to Sea Farms, Inc., filed in open court. (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004Unanimous Written Consent of the Board of Directors of Sea Farms, Inc., filed in open court. (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004CONSENT ORDER of Forfeiture as to Sea Farms, Inc., entered and filed in open court on 5/17/04 (Signed by Mag Judge James E. Bradberry) (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/17/2004  SENTENCING held as to Sea Farms, Inc. count 1 (sche) (Entered: 05/18/2004)
05/20/2004JUDGMENT as to Sea Farms, Inc. count 1: $500.00 fine; $125.00 special assessment; entered 5/18/04 and filed 5/20/04 (Signed by Mag Judge James E. Bradberry) Copies Mailed: 05/21/04 O.B. (sche) (Entered: 05/21/2004)
07/15/2004NOTICE of Criminal Order of Forfeiture by USA (re: approx. 566 lbs. of striped bass fillets) as to Sea Farms, Inc. (kgri) Modified on 07/15/2004 (Entered: 07/15/2004)
07/28/2004Proof of Publication (re approx. 566 lbs. striped bass fillets) as to defendant Sea Farms, Inc. filed by US. (kgri) (Entered: 07/29/2004)
08/31/200410 MOTION For Entry of Final Order of Forfeiture by USA as to Sea Farms, Inv. (kgri) (Entered: 09/01/2004)
10/12/200411 ORDER as to Sea Farms, Inc. granting [10-1] motion For Entry of Final Order of Forfeiture as to Sea Farms, Inc. (1). Ent. 10/8/04; filed 10/12/04 (Signed by Mag Judge James E. Bradberry ) Copies Mailed: 10/15/04 (they) (Entered: 10/15/2004)