CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of California - Live System (Fresno)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:04-cr-05355-AWI-1


Case title: USA v. Semper Truck Lines, et al

Date Filed: 12/02/2004
Date Terminated: 08/23/2005

Assigned to: Judge Anthony W. Ishii

Defendant (1)
Semper Truck Lines, Inc.
TERMINATED: 08/23/2005
represented byGary L Huss
LAW OFFICES OF GARY HUSS
3649 W. Beechwood Avenue
Suite 102
Fresno, CA 93711
559-441-7073
Fax: 559-261-4916
Email: husslers1947@yahoo.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Mark Wade Coleman
Nuttall & Coleman
2445 Capitol Street, Suite 150
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 233-2900
Fax: (559) 485-3852
Email: mark@lawyernation.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Roger Taylor Nuttall
Nuttall & Coleman
2333 Merced Street
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 233-2900
Fax: (559) 485-3852
Email: rose@lawyernation.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
and 2(a) - AIDING AND ABETTING THE MAKING AND DELIVERING OF FALSE OFFICIAL WRITING
(1s)
1 year unsupervised probation, $125 penalty assessment, $5,000 fine, $40,000 assessment to California Highway Patrol.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1001.F - FALSE STATEMENTS TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(1)
dismissed
18:1001.F - FALSE STATEMENTS TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(2)
dismissed
18:1001.F - FALSE STATEMENTS TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(3)
dismissed
18:1001.F - FALSE STATEMENTS TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(4)
dismissed
18:1001.F - FALSE STATEMENTS TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND AIDING AND ABETTING
(5)
dismissed

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMarlon Cobar
United States Attorney
2500 Tulare Street
Suite 4401
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 497-4044
Fax: (559) 497-4099
Email: marlon.cobar@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/02/2004INDICTMENT by US Attorney Marlon Cobar Counts filed against Semper Truck Lines (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Joel Flores (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon (3) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Serna Jesus Luna (4) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (old) (Entered: 12/03/2004)
12/02/2004  SUMMONS issued arraignment set for 10:30 12/10/04 for Semper Truck Lines (old) (Entered: 12/03/2004)
12/02/2004ORDER by Magistrate Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill sealing case (cc: all counsel) (old) (Entered: 12/03/2004)
12/06/20043ORDER by Magistrate Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill case unsealed (cc: all counsel) (old) (Entered: 12/07/2004)
12/08/2004SUMMONS executed upon Semper Truck Lines on 12/6/04 (jv) (Entered: 12/08/2004)
12/10/200411 MINUTES before Magistrate Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill arraignment CONTINUED TO 2:30 12/20/04 for Semper Truck Lines before Magistrate O'Neill C/R A Alverez, Interpreter V Dicono (tel) (Entered: 12/13/2004)
12/10/200412 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant Semper Truck Lines by attorney Gary L Huss (tel) (Entered: 12/13/2004)
12/20/200413 MINUTES before Magistrate Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill arraignment/plea continued to 2:30 1/18/05 for Semper Truck Lines, for Joel Flores, for Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, for Serna Jesus Luna C/R A Alvarez (cs) (Entered: 12/21/2004)
12/20/200417 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant Semper Truck Lines by attorney Mark W Coleman, Roger T Nuttall (cs) (Entered: 12/21/2004)
01/18/200520 MINUTES for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Beck :ARRAIGNMENT as to Defendants Semper Truck Lines, Inc. (1) Count 1,2,3,4,5 and Joel Flores (2) Count 1,2,3,4,5 and Jose Maria Garcia-Leon (3) Count 1,2,3,4,5 and Jesus Serna Luna (4) Count 1,2,3,4,5 held on 1/18/2005, true name, defendants plead not guilty, discovery ddl 1/24/05. Status Conference set for 2/7/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii for all defendants, Defendants are ORDERED TO APPEAR Government Counsel M Cobar present. Defense Counsel Roger Nuttal, Mark Coleman for Semper Truck Lines, John Garland for Defendant Joel Flores, Dale Blickenstaff present for Defendant Jesus Serna Luna and Special appearance by Dale Blickenstaff for John Smurr for Defendant Jose Maria Garcia-Leon. Interpreter V Dicono present for Defendant Jose Maria Garcia-Leon. (Hernandez, M) (Entered: 01/18/2005)
02/07/200521 MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :STATUS CONFERENCE as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna held on 2/7/2005. XT Start: 02/07/05 Stop: 02/22/05, Excludable started as to all defendants; Status Conference CONTINUED to 2/22/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel W. Stupar appearing for R. Nuttall, J. Garland, D. Blickenstaff appearing for J. Smurr and D. Blickenstaff as self present. Custody Status: (Bond). Court Reporter/CD Number: Adrianna Gai. Interpreter A. Watrous present. (Alvarez, A) (Entered: 02/07/2005)
02/23/200523 MINUTES (TEXT ONLY)for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :STATUS CONFERENCE as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna held on 2/23/2005and continued to 4/4/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. XT Start: 02/22/05 Stop: 04/04/05 Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel M. Coleman, J. Garland present.(Attorney Coleman appeared for Blickenstaff and Smurr. Custody Status: (B). Court Reporter/CD Number: G. Thomas. Interpreter A. Watrous present. (Nazaroff, H) Modified on 2/23/2005 (Nazaroff, H). (Entered: 02/23/2005)
04/04/200524 MINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :STATUS CONFERENCE as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna held on 4/4/2005. Status Conference set for 5/9/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. XT Start: 04/04/05 Stop: 05/09/05 Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel all present. Custody Status: (B). Court Reporter/CD Number: G. Thomas. (Nazaroff, H) (Entered: 04/05/2005)
05/05/200525STIPULATION and PROPOSED ORDER by USA as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna (Cobar, Marlon) (Entered: 05/05/2005)
05/06/200526STIPULATION and ORDER as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna. Change of Plea Hearing CONTINUED from 5/9/05 TO 5/31/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. Signed by Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 5/6/05. (Vasquez, J) (Entered: 05/06/2005)
05/25/200528SUPERSEDING INFORMATION as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc. (1) count(s) 1s. (Carter-Ford, R) (Entered: 05/26/2005)
05/26/200527PROPOSED ORDER by USA as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna (Cobar, Marlon) (Entered: 05/26/2005)
06/17/200532STIPULATION AND ORDER signed by Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 6/16/05 as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna ORDERING Change of Plea Hearing CONTINUED from 5/31/05 to 6/27/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. (Carter-Ford, R) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
06/17/2005  SERVICE BY MAIL: 32 Stipulation and Order served on John Bradford Smurr. (Carter-Ford, R) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
06/27/200533 MINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :STATUS CONFERENCE as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna held on 6/27/2005. Status Conference set for 8/8/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii.XT Start: 06/27/05 Stop: 08/08/05 Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel all present. Custody Status: (B). Court Reporter/CD Number: G. Thoms. Interpreter A. Watrous present. (Nazaroff, H) (Entered: 06/28/2005)
08/08/200534 MINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :STATUS CONFERENCE as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc., Joel Flores, Maria Jose Garcia-Leon, Serna Jesus Luna held on 8/8/2005. Status Conference set for 8/23/2005 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (AWI) before Judge Anthony W. Ishii. XT Start: 08/08/05 Stop: 08/23/05 Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel all present. Custody Status: (B). Court Reporter/CD Number: G. Thomas. Interpreter A. Watrous present. (Nazaroff, H) (Entered: 08/10/2005)
08/23/200539 MINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Anthony W. Ishii :CHANGE of PLEA HEARING as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc. held on 8/23/2005., Defendant(Through attorney) enters plea of guilty to Superseding InformationSENTENCING held on 8/23/2005 for Semper Truck Lines, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, dismissed; Count(s) 1s, 1 year unsupervised probation, $125 penalty assessment, $5,000 fine, $40,000 assessment to California Highway Patrol.. DEFENDANT TERMINATED. CASE CLOSED. Government Counsel M. Cobar present. Defense Counsel Mark Coleman present. Custody Status: (O/R). Court Reporter/CD Number: G. Thomas. (Nazaroff, H) (Entered: 08/25/2005)
08/24/200535PLEA AGREEMENT as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc. (Cobar, Marlon) (Entered: 08/24/2005)
08/29/200543JUDGMENT and COMMITMENT as to Semper Truck Lines, Inc. signed by Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 08/25/05. (Nazaroff, H) (Entered: 08/29/2005)