CLOSED

U.S. District Court
Western District of Virginia (Danville)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 4:07-cr-00027-jlk-1


Case title: USA v. Southern Finishing Company, Inc.
Magistrate judge case number: 7:04-mj-00279-gec

Date Filed: 09/18/2007
Date Terminated: 12/11/2007

Assigned to: Judge Jackson L. Kiser

Defendant (1)
Southern Finishing Company, Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/11/2007
represented byMark B. Holland
MARK B. HOLLAND, P.C.
641 MAIN STREET
DANVILLE, VA 24541
434-792-6583
Fax: 792-6584
Email: mark@markbholland.com
TERMINATED: 09/18/2007
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Norman B. Smith
SMITH JAMES ROWLETT & COHEN LLP
POST OFFICE BOX 990
GREENSBORO, NC 27402
336-274-2992
Fax: 336-274-8490
TERMINATED: 12/11/2007
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928.F STORES/TREATS/TRANSPORTS ETC. - RE-USED OIL - 42:6928(d)(2) Violation of the Resource and Conservation and Recovery Act (04/04)
(1)
Probation: 3 years; SA: $400.00 due immediately; Fine: $200,000.00.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDavid Lastra
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, REGION III
2325 DULLES CORNER BLVD
HERNDON, VA 20171
707-793-8542
Fax: 703-793-8521
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Jennie L. M. Waering
UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS OFFICE
PO BOX 1709
ROANOKE, VA 24008-1709
540-857-2905
Fax: 540-857-2179
Email: jennie.waering@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
06/16/20041MOTION to Seal Case by USA as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (tob, ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/16/20042ORDER granting 1 Motion to Seal Case as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Glen E. Conrad on 6/9/04. (tob, ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/16/20046Application & Affidavit for Search Warrant as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (tob) #6 is duplicate of #3 as previously scanned in but deleted due to missed page in scanning. [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/16/20044Search Warrant Issued in case as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (tob, ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/16/200417Redacted Search Warrant Returned Executed on 6/10/04 in case as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (tob, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 11/7/2005 (ssm, ). Modified on 11/7/2005 (ssm, ). [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 06/17/2004)
06/16/200418Sealed Document - Unredacted Executed Search Warrant (ssm, ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 11/07/2005)
07/14/20047 MOTION to Extend Seal until 8-13-04by USA as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (ssm ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 07/15/2004)
07/14/20048ORDER granting 7 Motion to Seal as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Glen E. Conrad on 07-14-04. (ssm ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 07/15/2004)
09/10/20049 MOTION to Continue Seal until 10-08-04 or indictment - whichever is soonerby USA as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (ssm) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
09/10/200410ORDER granting 9 Motion to Continue as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Glen E. Conrad on 09/10/04. (ssm ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
10/07/200411 MOTION to Extend Seal of Search Warrant and Affidavit by USA as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(mka) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
10/14/200412ORDER granting 11 Motion to Seal until 11/5/04 as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Glen E. Conrad on 10/14/04. (rma, ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec] (Entered: 10/21/2004)
11/01/200413 MOTION to Extend Seal by USA as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc.. (ssm) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
11/02/200414ORDER granting 13 Motion to Seal as to Southern Finishing Co., Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Glen E. Conrad on 11/02/04. (ssm) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
12/01/200415Sealed Motion to Extend Seal of SW and Affidavit (ssm) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
12/01/200416Sealed Order continuing Seal until 1-3-05(ssm ) [7:04-mj-00279-gec]
08/31/200719NOTICE OF HEARING: Initial Appearance, Arraignment, Guilty Plea and Sentencing set for 9/18/07 at 10:00 a.m. in Danville before Judge Jackson L. Kiser. (ham) (Entered: 09/18/2007)
09/18/200720MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Norman B. Smith by Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (ham)
09/18/200721ORDER granting 20 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Norman B. Smith for Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 9/18/07. (ham)
09/18/200722INFORMATION as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1): count 1. (ham)
09/18/200724Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Jackson L. Kiser: Initial Appearance as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. held on 9/18/2007; Arraignment as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1), Count 1, held on 9/18/2007; Guilty Plea Hearing as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. held on 9/18/2007: Plea entered by Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1): Guilty Count 1. (Court Reporter Carol Jacobs) (ham)
09/18/200725WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (ham)
09/18/200726Guilty Plea Form as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (ham)
09/18/200727PLEA AGREEMENT as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (ham)
09/18/200728NOTICE OF HEARING as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc.: Sentencing set for 12/7/2007 at 10:00 AM in Danville before Judge Jackson L. Kiser. (ham)
12/05/200730SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by USA as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (Attachments: # 11 Exhibit 11)(Waering, Jennie)
12/07/200731Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Jackson L. Kiser: Sentencing held on 12/7/2007 for Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1): Count 1: Probation: 3 years; SA: $400.00 due immediately; Fine: $200,000.00. Defendant released on probation. (Court Reporter Judy Webb) (Attachments: # 1 Special Conditions of Probation) (ham)
12/11/200732JUDGMENT as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. (1). Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 12/11/07. (ham)
08/20/200934Order Modifying Payment Schedule as to Southern Finishing Company, Inc. Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 8/20/2009. (mlh)
08/24/200935Mail Returned as Undeliverable. Description: Docket Entry 34/Order Modifying Payment Schedule. (NOTE: USPO to obtain post office box address; Order to be re-sent.) (mlh) Modified on 8/25/2009: Copy of 34/Order mailed to Ed Brown, CEO, Southern Finishing Company, Inc., P.O. Box 888, Stoneville, NC 27048. (mlh).