CASREF, CLOSED

U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Eastern District of TEXAS (Beaumont)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:00-cr-00010-RAS-ESH-1


Case title: USA v. Southern Sandblast, et al

Date Filed: 01/20/2000
Date Terminated: 11/09/2000

Assigned to: Judge Richard A. Schell
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines

Defendant (1)
Southern Sandblasting & Coatings Inc
TERMINATED: 11/15/2000
represented byWilliam Rohrbach , Jr
Sullins Johnston Rohrbach & Magers
3200 Southwest Frwy
Suite 2200 Phoenix Tower
Houston, TX 77027
713/521-0221
Fax: 713/521-0221
TERMINATED: 11/15/2000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1031.F MAJOR FRAUD AGAINST THE UNITED STATES
(2)
2 yrs probation, $525,000 fine, $247,907 restitution, $400 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
41:51.F KICK-BACKS BY SUBCONTRACTORS
(3-6)
Dismissed on govt motion
41:51.F KICK-BACKS BY SUBCONTRACTORS
(7)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:666C.F BRIBERY INVOLVING FEDERAL PROGRAMS
(8)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1956-7100.F MONEY LAUNDERING - BRIBERY
(9-11)
Dismissed on govt motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byRobert Leo Rawls
U S Attorney's Office
350 Magnolia
Suite 150
Beaumont, TX 77701-2237
409/839-2538
Fax: 14098392550
Email: bob.rawls@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
01/20/2000INDICTMENT as to Southern Sandblast (1) counts 2, 3-6, 7, 8, 9-11; Ernest Watson (2) counts 1, 2, 3-6, 8, 9-11; Charles Lee Watson (3) counts 1, 2, 3-6, 7, 8, 9-11; Terry Boothe (4) counts 1, 2, 3-6, 8, 9-11 (tkd) (Entered: 01/21/2000)
01/20/2000  CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines pursuant to Bmt Gen Ord 93-5 (tkd) (Entered: 01/21/2000)
01/20/2000Form AO 257 filed as to Southern Sandblast, Ernest Watson Sr, Charles Lee Watson Sr, Terry Boothe (tkd) (Entered: 01/21/2000)
01/21/2000  SUMMONS(ES) issued for Southern Sandblast, Ernest Watson Sr, Charles Lee Watson Sr, Terry Boothe and handed to USM for service. Initial Appearance set for 2:00 1/31/00 for Southern Sandblast, Ernest Watson Sr, Charles Lee Watson Sr, Terry Boothe (tkd) (Entered: 01/21/2000)
01/21/2000  Sent copies of indictment, summons and docket sheet to RAS, ESH, USA, USPO, Rohrbach, Secrest and Arnold as to Southern Sandblast, Ernest Watson Sr, Charles Lee Watson Sr, Terry Boothe (tkd) (Entered: 01/21/2000)
01/28/2000Unopposed MOTION by Southern Sandblast to continue initial appearance (ttp) (Entered: 01/28/2000)
01/28/200010ORDER as to Southern Sandblast granting [9-1] motion to continue initial appearance until 2/4/00 at 9:00 as to Southern Sandblast (1) (Signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) cc: ESH, USA, USM, USPO, Rohrbach 1/28/00 (ttp) (Entered: 01/28/2000)
01/28/2000  Initial appearance as to Southern Sandblast RESET for 9:00 2/4/00 before Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines (ttp) (Entered: 01/28/2000)
02/02/200016 SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Southern Sandblasting on 1/25/00 (tkd) (Entered: 02/07/2000)
02/04/2000  PHV Filing Fee paid by atty William Rohrback, Jr.; PHV FILING FEE $10.00 RECEIPT #102238 bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/2000  Initial appearance as to Southern Sandblast held before ESH. Cnsl appeared on behalf of deft. Court orally granted motion to appear pro hav vice bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/2000  Arraignment as to Southern Sandblast held before ESH. Cnsl appeared on behaf of deft. Deft pled to the indictment bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/2000  PLEA entered by Southern Sandblast at arraignment held before ESH. Court accepts plea. Not Guilty: Southern Sandblast (1) count(s) 2, 3-6, 7, 8, 9-11 bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/200012ORDER as to Southern Sandblast granting oral motion to appear pro hac vice (Signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) ESH, USA, Rohrbach 2/4/00 bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/200013ORDER relating to Pretrial Discovery and Inspection as to Southern Sandblast (Signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) cc: ESH, RAS, USA, Rahrbach 2/4/00 bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/2000  APPEARANCE Through Counsel by Southern Sandblast with atty William Rohrbach bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/200014ORDER as to Southern Sandblast setting jury selection for 9:00 4/3/00 for Southern Sandblast before Judge Richard A. Schell and setting jury trial for 9:00 4/3/00 for Southern Sandblast before Judge Richard A. Schell (Signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) cc: ESH, RAS, DB, USA, USPO, USM, Rahrbach 2/4/00 bse) Modified on 02/04/2000 (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/200015 Minutes filed as to Southern Sandblast of initial appearance/arraignment held before Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines (Ct rep: T Piper) bse) (Entered: 02/04/2000)
02/04/200019 MOTION by Southern Sandblast for William J Rohrbach Jr to appear pro hac vice (tkd) (Entered: 02/08/2000)
02/15/2000  PHV Filing Fee paid by atty Marshall Mack Arnold; PHV FILING FEE $10, RECEIPT #102279 (tkd) (Entered: 02/16/2000)
03/09/200041 Pretrial hearing and trial scheduling set at 9:00am on 4/3/00 for Southern Sandblast, for Ernest Watson Sr, for Charles Lee Watson Sr, for Terry Boothe before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 03/09/2000)
04/03/2000  Plea Hearing as to Southern Sandblast held before RAS. Deft appeared w/cnsl and was informed of rights. Guilty plea entered by president of the deft business (tkd) (Entered: 04/04/2000)
04/03/2000  Plea Agreement Accepted as to Southern Sandblast (accepted by Judge Richard A. Schell) (tkd) (Entered: 04/04/2000)
04/03/200044Plea Agreement as to Southern Sandblast (tkd) (Entered: 04/04/2000)
04/03/200045 Minutes filed as to Southern Sandblast of plea hearing held before Judge Richard A. Schell (Ct rep: C Bickham) (tkd) (Entered: 04/04/2000)
04/03/2000  PLEA entered by Southern Sandblast before RAS. Court accepts plea. Guilty: Southern Sandblast (1) count 2 (tkd) (Entered: 04/04/2000)
09/11/200063 NOTICE: set Sentencing for 9:00am on 9/20/00 for Southern Sandblast, for Ernest Watson Sr, for Terry Boothe before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 09/11/2000)
09/12/200064 NOTICE : reset Sentencing for 9:00am on 11/9/00 for Southern Sandblast, for Ernest Watson Sr, for Terry Boothe before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 09/12/2000)
11/09/2000  Special Assessment paid by Southern Sandblast, Ernest Watson Sr, Terry Boothe in the amount of $ 600 RECEIPT # 103244;103243; 103242. (mrp) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/2000  Sentencing held before RAS as to Southern Sandblast (1) count 2: 2 yrs probation, $525,000 fine, $247,907 restitution, $400 special assessment (tkd) (Entered: 11/14/2000)
11/09/2000  DISMISSAL of Counts on Government Motion as to Southern Sandblast. Counts Dismissed: Southern Sandblast (1) counts 3-6, 7, 8, 9-11 (tkd) (Entered: 11/14/2000)
11/09/200071 Minutes filed as to Southern Sandblast of sentencing held before Judge Richard A. Schell (Ct rep: C Bickham) (tkd) (Entered: 11/14/2000)
11/15/200076JUDGMENT as to Southern Sandblast (1) count 2: 2 yrs probation, $525,000 fine, $247,907 restitution, $400 special assessment (signed by Judge Richard A. Schell) terminated party Southern Sandblast. cc attys, agencies 11-16-00 (tkd) (Entered: 11/16/2000)
05/14/200184 Satisfaction of judgment as to Monetary Imposition only for Southern Sandblasting (1) cc: USA, USM, USPO (tkd) Modified on 05/22/2001 (Entered: 05/16/2001)
05/18/200185 Satisfaction of judgment as to Monetary Imposition only for Ernest Watson Sr (2) cc: USA, USM, USPO (tkd) (Entered: 05/22/2001)
06/11/200190 Amended satisfaction of judgment as to monetary imposition only for Southern Sandblasting & Coating Inc cc: USA, USM, USPO, dft (tkd) (Entered: 06/13/2001)
02/19/200291 Satisfaction of judgment as to Monetary Imposition only for Terry Booth (tkd) (Entered: 02/25/2002)
05/15/200292 Satisfaction of judgment as to monetary imposition only for Southern Sandblasting & Coating Inc; cc: USA, USM, USPO, dft (tkd) (Entered: 05/16/2002)