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U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Tennessee (Chattanooga)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:00-cr-00168-1


Case title: USA v. Simpson Construction, et al

Date Filed: 12/21/2000
Date Terminated: 07/13/2001

Assigned to: District Judge R Allan Edgar

Defendant (1)
Simpson Construction Co., Inc.,
TERMINATED: 07/13/2001
represented byGerald B Kirksey
Kirksey & McNamee PLC
5250 Virginia Way
Suite 240, LBMC Financial Plaza
Brentwood, TN 37207
615-373-9990
TERMINATED: 07/13/2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL
(1)
Deft placed on probation for term of 1 year. Fine: $25,000 Special Assessment: $400.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byGuy W Blackwell
Law Office of Guy Blackwell
138 Saylor Road
Gray, TN 37615
423-557-3924
Fax: 423-753-5846
Email: GWBlawoffice@comcast.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

John P MacCoon
U S Department of Justice (Chattanooga USAO)
Office of U S Attorney
1110 Market Street
Suite 301
Chattanooga, TN 37402
423-752-5140
Email: john.maccoon@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/21/2000ORDER by Mag Judge William B. Carter sealing case (cc: all counsel) (DJH) (Entered: 12/28/2000)
12/21/2000SEALED INFORMATION by USA charging Simpson Construction (1) count 1, Claude S Simpson (2) count 2, Ralph E Hicks (3) count 3 (SEALED) (Entered: 12/28/2000)
01/12/2001  NOTICE OF HEARING before Honorable R Allan Edgar ; arraignment set for 2:00 1/29/01 for Simpson Construction (cc: all counsel) (SEALED) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
01/12/2001  NOTICE OF HEARING before Honorable R Allan Edgar ; arraignment set for 2:00 1/29/01 for Claude S Simpson (cc: all counsel) (SEALED) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
01/12/2001  NOTICE OF HEARING before Honorable R Allan Edgar ; arraignment set for 2:00 1/29/01 for Ralph E Hicks (cc: all counsel) (SEALED) (Entered: 01/18/2001)
01/29/2001MINUTES: before Honorable R Allan Edgar, case unsealed , dft Simpson Construction arraigned; guilty to count 1 plea entered; Attorney Gerald B Kirksey, ret, present; guilty plea entered by Simpson Construction , plea agreement reserved for defendant Simpson Construction ; sentencing hearing set for 1:00 6/1/01 for Simpson Construction ; Plea agreement filed with Court. Present were: Guy Blackwell, AUSA; Beth Miller, USPtrl; Christa Heath, USPO; Shannan Andrews, Crt Rptr; Kelli Brown, Ctr Dpty. (SEALED) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
01/29/2001WAIVER of Indictment by Simpson Construction (KFB) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
01/29/2001PLEA AGREEMENT as to Simpson Construction (KFB) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
01/29/2001  RECEIPT #17884 rec'd from Simpson Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $400.00 for special assessment. (KFB) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
01/29/2001  RECEIPT #17885 in the amt of $100.00 rec'd from Claude S. Simpson for special assessment. (KFB) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
01/29/2001  RECEIPT #17886 in the amt of $25.00 rec'd from Ralph Hicks for special assessment. (KFB) (Entered: 01/30/2001)
05/31/200115 ORDER RESCHEDULING JUDGMENT by Honorable R Allan Edgar ; sentencing hearing reset for 10:00 7/13/01 for Simpson Construction, for Claude S Simpson, for Ralph E Hicks (cc: all counsel) (DJH) (Entered: 05/31/2001)
07/13/200116 CTRM MINUTES: before Honorable R Allan Edgar guilty plea entered by defendant Simpson Construction , sentencing hearing held on 7/13/01 , sentencing Simpson Construction (1) count(s) 1. Deft placed on probation for term of 1 year. Fine: $25,000 Special Assessment: $400.00 , terminating party Simpson Construction CR: Shannan Andrews CD: Kelli Brown, Probation Officer Gary Turney, AUSA Guy Blackwell, Gerald Kirksey, ret cnsl. (DJH) (Entered: 07/25/2001)
07/30/200119 JUDGMENT by Honorable R Allan Edgar issued as to Simpson Construction O.B. 89 Pg 94 (cc: all counsel) (DJH) (Entered: 07/31/2001)
08/02/2001  RECEIPT 22856 in amt of $25,000.00 rec'd from Simpson Construction for fine (CHP) (Entered: 08/15/2001)
08/27/200124 ORDER by Honorable R Allan Edgar: ORDERED that the condition of probation relative to possession of firearms be and is modified such that Mr. Hicks shall be allowed to possess, maintain, and use target shooting weapons and accompanying ammunition solely for the purpose of participating in target shooting tournaments. Any other use and possession and firearms continues to be prohibited during the period of probation. (cc: all counsel) (DJH) (Entered: 08/28/2001)