UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:07-cr-00246-GHK-1

Case title: USA v. Southwest Plating Co.

Date Filed: 04/04/2007
Date Terminated: 05/27/2008

Assigned to: Judge George H. King

Defendant (1)
Southwest Plating Co.
TERMINATED: 05/27/2008
represented byRichard P Crane , Jr
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham
10100 Santa Monica Blvd, 7th Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90067
310-552-5000
Email: richard.crane@klgates.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928(d)(2)(A0; STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS WASTE WITHOUT A PERMIT; 18:2(b): CAUSING AN ACT TO BE DONE
(1)
Defendant is placed on Three (3) years under the terms and conditions of the US Probation Office and General Order 318. Pay a fine in the amount of $150,000, restitution in the amount of $30,324.69. Pay special assessment of $400

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDorothy Kim
AUSA - Office of US Attorney
Criminal Div - US Courthouse
312 North Spring Street 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4700
213-894-2434
Fax: 213-894-6269
Email: USACAC.Criminal@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/04/20071 INFORMATION filed as to Southwest Plating Co. (1) count(s) 1. (ca ) (Entered: 04/05/2007)
04/04/20072CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA Dorothy C. Kim as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co.; defendants Year of Birth: n/a. (ca ) (Entered: 04/05/2007)
04/04/20073MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co re Judge John C. Rayburn, Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian, Magistrate Judge Patrick J Walsh, Magistrate Judge Jennifer T Lum, and Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W Johnson. (ca ) (Entered: 04/05/2007)
04/04/20074MEMORANDUM filed by plaintiff USA. The matter relating to the above-referenced criminal action, being filed on April 4, 2007, is not a matter (1) that was pending in the Organized Crime Section of the USAO on or before September 29, 2000, the date on which Stephen G. Larson resigned his appointment in that office; or (2) in which Stephen G. Larson was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the USAO. (ca ) (Entered: 04/05/2007)
04/05/20075PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 04/05/2007)
04/30/20076MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams as to Southwest Plating Co. (1) Count 1. Defendant arraigned, states true name: as charged. Defendant corporation Southwest Plating Co represented by Thomas Brigantino. Attorney: Richard P. Crane Jr. for defendant Southwest Plating Co.,RETAINED, Present. Case assigned to Judge GEORGE H. KING. Guilty Plea and setting of all other proceedings 5/7/2007 10:30 AM before Judge George H. King. Court Smart: CS 4/30/2007. (lw, ) Modified on 5/2/2007 (lw, ). (Entered: 05/02/2007)
04/30/2007  Attorney update in case as to Southwest Plating Co.. Attorney Richard P Crane, Jr for Southwest Plating Co. added. (lw, ) (Entered: 05/02/2007)
04/30/20077DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Richard P Crane, Jr appearing for Southwest Plating Co. (lw, ) (Entered: 05/02/2007)
04/30/20078WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by Defendant Southwest Plating Co. before Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams (lw, ) (Entered: 05/02/2007)
04/30/20079STATEMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS filed by Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (lw, ) (Entered: 05/02/2007)
05/04/200710 STIPULATION to Continue Change of Plea Hearing Until May 14, 2007 from May 7, 2007 to May 14, 2007 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Attachments: # 1) (Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 05/04/2007)
05/04/200711NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCIES in Electronically Filed Documents. The following deficiency was found Case number incorrect. Docket entry indicates document was filed by Plaintiff USA, rather than Defendant.: RE Stipulation to Continue 10 (jhu, ) (Entered: 05/04/2007)
05/07/200712ORDER TO CONTINUE Sentencing by Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. THE COURT HEREBY ORDERS that the sentencing date in this matter be continued from May 7, 2007 to May 14, 2007. (cbr, ) (Entered: 05/09/2007)
05/09/200713Summons Returned Executed on 4/18/07. as to Southwest Plating Co. (ab, ) (Entered: 05/09/2007)
05/14/200715MINUTES OF ENTRY OF PLEA held before Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. The court having heard from counsel directs the parties to submit further briefing on the issues discussed in court. The entry of plea is taken off calendar pending further order of the Court. Counsel shall cooperate with one another in the preparation and lodging of proposed findings of excludable time. Court Reporter: John Turman. (ca) (Entered: 05/22/2007)
05/16/200714 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. Government Submission Re. Plea Agreement (Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 05/16/2007)
07/03/200716MINUTES OF ENTRY OF PLEA held before Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. Defendant enters plea of Guilty to counts 1. Sentencing set for 12/10/2007 at 11:00 AM before Judge George H. King. Court Reporter: John Turman. (cbr) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
12/04/200717First STIPULATION to Continue Sentencing from 12/10/07 to 2/4/08 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Continuing Sentencing)(Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 12/04/2007)
12/07/200719ORDER by Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. continuing the Sentencing hearing from 12/10/07 to 2/4/2008 at 11:00 AM before Judge George H. King. (es) (Entered: 12/19/2007)
12/13/200718POSITION WITH RESPECT TO SENTENCING FACTORS filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 12/13/2007)
01/24/200820 STIPULATION to Continue Sentencing Date from February 4, 2008 to April 14, 2008 Re: Order to Continue Trial, Change of Plea or Sentencing 1 Proposed Order)(Henry, Suzanne) (Entered: 01/24/2008)
01/28/200821ORDER by Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co., Continuing the Sentencing hearing to 4/14/08 at 11:00 AM 20 (es) (Entered: 01/31/2008)
01/31/200822NOTICE OF CLERICAL ERROR, as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co.: Due to clerical error Re: Order to Continue Sentencing, Order on Stipulation 21 PLEASE BE ADVISED THE DOCUMENT WAS MODIFIED TO CORRECT THE FILED DATE TO 1/28/08 (es) Modified on 2/8/2008 (es, ). (Entered: 01/31/2008)
04/10/200823SENTENCING MEMORANDUM filed by Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Crane, Richard) (Entered: 04/10/2008)
04/11/200824 STIPULATION to Continue SENTENCING from April 14, 2008 to May 19, 2008 filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Kim, Dorothy) (Entered: 04/11/2008)
04/15/200825ORDER CONTINUING SENTENCING by Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co.., 24 THE COURT HEREBY ORDERS that the sentencing date in this matter be continued from April 14, 2008, to May 19, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. (es) (Entered: 04/22/2008)
05/19/200826MINUTES OF SENTENCING Hearing held before Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co.. Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant is placed on Probation for Three (3) years under the terms and conditions of the US Probation Office and General Order 318. Pay a fine in the amount of $150,000, restitution in the amount of $30,324.69. Pay special assessment of $400. Defendant advised of right of appeal. Court Reporter: John Turman. (es) (Entered: 05/20/2008)
05/27/200827JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT by Judge George H. King as to Defendant Southwest Plating Co. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant is placed on Three (3) years under the terms and conditions of the US Probation Office and General Order 318 and General Order 01-05. Pay a fine in the amount of $150,000, restitution in the amount of $30,324.69. Pay special assessment of $400 Signed by Judge Judge George H. King. (es) (Entered: 05/28/2008)