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U. S. District Court for the District of North Dakota (Northwestern)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:07-cr-00066-DLH-1


Case title: USA v. Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP et al

Date Filed: 08/03/2007
Date Terminated: 11/09/2007

Assigned to: Judge Daniel L. Hovland

Defendant (1)
Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP
TERMINATED: 11/09/2007
represented byTimothy Q. Purdon
VOGEL LAW FIRM
PO BOX 2097
BISMARCK, ND 58502-2097
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
16:703, 707(a), 3372(a)(1), 3372(a)(4), 3373(d)(1)(B) and 50 C.F.R. 20.24 and 20.33 UNLAWFUL SALE OF WILDLIFE and 18:2 AIDING AND ABETTING
(2)
24 months probation, $100 special assessment, $90,000 restitution joint & several with co-defendants - Amd Jgm 11/20/07 "suspend drug testing condition."

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byCameron W. Hayden
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
PO BOX 699
BISMARCK, ND 58502
701-530-2420
Email: cameron.hayden@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/03/2007INFORMATION as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1) count 2; Orlan Mertz (2) count 1; Theodore Mertz (3) count 1. (Attachments: # 1 JS 45 Criminal Case Cover Sheet (Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP)# 2 JS 45 Criminal Case Cover Sheet (Orlan Mertz)# 3 JS 45 Criminal Case Cover Sheet (Theodore Mertz)) (rm) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/03/2007REQUEST FOR SUMMONS upon filing of information as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (rm) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/03/2007Summons Issued in case as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP: Initial Appearance & Arraignment set for 8/15/2007 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 2 in Bismarck before Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller Jr. (rm) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/03/2007PLEA AGREEMENT as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (rm) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/03/200711 Summons Returned Executed on 8/3/07 as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (ks) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/03/2007  Case unsealed as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP, Orlan Mertz, Theodore Mertz (ks) (Entered: 08/03/2007)
08/06/200715 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP, and Theodore Mertz: Arraignment/Initial Appearance RESET for 8/14/2007 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2, Bismarck before Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller Jr. (Previously set for 8/15/07 at 10:00 am)(lcar) Distributed on 8/6/2007 to Tim Purdon (lcar). (Entered: 08/06/2007)
08/06/2007  Case unsealed as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP, Orlan Mertz, Theodore Mertz (unsealing Information) (rm) (Entered: 08/06/2007)
08/07/200717 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: Timothy Q. Purdon appearing for Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP, Theodore Mertz (Purdon, Timothy) (Entered: 08/07/2007)
08/10/200718 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP: Initial Appearance & Arraignment RESET for 8/28/2007 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 2 in Bismarck before Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller Jr. (previously set for 8/14/07) Distributed. (rm) (Entered: 08/10/2007)
08/13/2007  Reset Hearings Initial Appearance for 8/28/2007 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 1 in Bismarck for Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP and Theodore Mertz before Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller Jr. (Previously set for courtroom 2) (ks) (Entered: 08/13/2007)
08/22/200721 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge LLP, Orlan Mertz, Theodore Mertz: Initial Appearance & Arraignment RESET for 8/28/2007 at 9:30 AM in Video Conference Rooms in Bismarck and Fargo before Magistrate Judge Karen K. Klein. (previously set for 8/28/07 at 10:00 AM in Bismarck before Magistrate Miller) Distributed in Bismarck & copy to Fargo Clerk's office.(rm) (Entered: 08/22/2007)
08/23/200723 NOTICE OF HEARING as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP: Plea and Sentence set for 11/9/2007 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 1 in Bismarck before Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland. Distributed. (rm) (Entered: 08/23/2007)
08/28/200725 WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (lcar) (Entered: 08/28/2007)
08/28/200726 CONSENT TO PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (lcar) (Entered: 08/28/2007)
08/28/200729 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Karen K. Klein via video from Fargo to Bismarck; Arraignment and Initial Appearance as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1) Count 2 and Orlan Mertz (2) Count 1 and Theodore Mertz (3) Count 1 held on 8/28/2007, Defendants enter a Not Guilty Plea to all counts; Orders Setting Conditions of Release will be entered. (Court Reporter BC) (jo) (Entered: 08/29/2007)
08/28/200730 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1) Personal Recognizance and Theodore Mertz (3) Personal Recognizance by Judge Karen K. Klein (jo) (Entered: 08/29/2007)
11/08/200732 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP, Orlan Mertz, Theodore Mertz (Hayden, Cameron) (Entered: 11/08/2007)
11/09/200733 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland:Plea and Sentence Hearing held on 11/9/2007 Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1) Plea of guilty and sentencing on Count 2 and Orlan Mertz (2) Plea of guilty and sentencing on Count 1 and Theodore Mertz (3) Plea of guilty and sentencing on Count 1. (Court Reporter SE) (de) (Entered: 11/09/2007)
11/09/200734 JUDGMENT by Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1), Count 2, 24 months probation, $100 special assessment, $90,000 restitution joint & several with co-defendants (de) (Entered: 11/09/2007)
11/20/200737 AMENDED JUDGMENT by Chief Judge Daniel L. Hovland as to Sheyenne Valley Lodge, LLP (1), Count 2, 24 months probation, $100 special assessment, $90,000 restitution joint & several with co-defendants - Amd Jgm 11/20/07 "suspend drug testing condition." (de) (Entered: 11/20/2007)
09/15/200840  Partial (as to special assessment and restitution) SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT (Hastings, Shon) (Entered: 09/15/2008)