DFTTERM, ECF, SANDERSON

U.S. District Court
Northern District of Texas (Dallas)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:07-cr-00112-P-4


Case title: USA v. Potts et al

Date Filed: 04/04/2007
Date Terminated: 06/05/2008

Assigned to: Judge Jorge A Solis

Defendant (4)
The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics
TERMINATED: 06/05/2008
represented byTheodore P Steinke , Jr
Law Office of Ted Steinke
770 Founders Square
900 Jackson St
Dallas, TX 75202
214/747-7148
Fax: 214/747-7170 FAX
Email: ts@tedsteinke.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
42:6928(d)(1) and 18:2 TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TO AN UNPERMITTED FACILITY
(2)
Defendant placed on probation for 2 years; Restitution: $50,000.00; Fine: $50,000.00; MSA $400.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 (42:6928(d)) CONSPIRACY TO STORE, TRANSPORT, AND DISPOSE OF HAZARDOUS WASTE
(1)
Dismissed on government's motion.
42:6928(d)(5) and 18:2 TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE WITHOUT A MANIFEST
(3)
Dismissed on government's motion.
42:6928(d)(2)(A) and 18:2 DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS WASTE
(4)
Dismissed on government's motion.

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMarcus J Busch-DOJ
US Attorney's Office
1100 Commerce St
3rd Floor
Dallas, TX 75242
214/659-8732
Fax: 214/767-4104 FAX
Email: marcus.busch@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Date Filed #Docket Text
04/04/2007INDICTMENT as to Robert Powledge Potts (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, Willie Leon Thames (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, James Michael Epting (3) count(s) 2, 3, 4, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 4. (jyg) (Entered: 04/06/2007)
04/04/2007  ***Magistrate Judge William F Sanderson Jr chosen by random selection to handle matters that may be referred in case as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (jyg) (Entered: 04/06/2007)
04/10/2007NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE by Theodore P Steinke, Jr appearing for The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (svc) (Entered: 04/12/2007)
04/10/2007  Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Irma C Ramirez : Initial Appearance as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics held on 4/10/2007. Attorney Appearances: AUSA - Paul Yanowitch; Defense - Ted Steinke. (Tape #FTR Digital.) Time in Court: 2. (svc) (Entered: 04/12/2007)
04/10/2007Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Irma C Ramirez : Arraignment as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4) Count 1,2,3,4 held on 4/10/2007., Plea entered by The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Not Guilty on counts 1-4. Attorney Appearances: AUSA - Paul Yanowitch; Defense - Ted Steinke. (Tape #FTR Digital.) Time in Court: 2 min. (svc) (Entered: 04/12/2007)
04/11/2007 MOTION to Unseal Case by USA as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (svc) (Entered: 04/12/2007)
04/11/2007  INDICTMENT UNSEALED as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (svc) (Entered: 04/13/2007)
04/11/200711 ORDER Granting 9 Motion to Unseal Indictment as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), Willie Leon Thames (2), James Michael Epting (3), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4) (Signed by Judge Irma C Ramirez on 4/11/07) (svc) (Entered: 04/13/2007)
04/13/200719 PRETRIAL ORDER as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Discovery due by 4/20/2007. This case is set for trial on this Court' s four-week docket beginning June 4, 2007. Motions due by 5/4/2007. Pretrial Conference set for 6/1/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Jerry Buchmeyer. Pretrial Materials due by 5/25/2007. See order for other specifics. (Signed by Judge Jerry Buchmeyer on 4/13/07) (jrb) (Entered: 04/13/2007)
04/18/200721 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Jury Trial by Robert Powledge Potts as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 04/18/2007)
04/19/200724 ORDER granting 21 Motion to Continue as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4). The case is removed from the Court's June 4 2007 Jury Trial docket and reset for Court's four-week docket beginning August 6, 2007. (Signed by Judge Jerry Buchmeyer on 4/19/07) (jrb) (Entered: 04/19/2007)
04/19/200725 AMENDED PRETRIAL ORDER as to Robert Powledge Potts, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Government shall provide full Discovery due by 6/15/2007. Defendant shall provide full discovery by 6/22/07. This case is reset for trial on this Court' s four-week docket beginning August 6,2007. Pretrial Motions due by 6/29/2007. Pretrial Conference set for 8/3/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Jerry Buchmeyer. Government's Pretrial Materials due by 7/20/2007. Defendant's Pretrial Materials due by 7/27/07. Replies due by 7/16/2007. Responses due by 7/9/2007. See order for other specifics. (Signed by Judge Jerry Buchmeyer on 4/19/07) (jrb) (Entered: 04/19/2007)
04/19/200726 SECOND AMENDED PRETRIAL ORDER as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Government's Discovery due by 6/15/2007. Defendant's Discovery due by 6/22/07. This case is reset for trial on this Court' s four-week docket beginning August 5, 2007. Pretrial Motions due by 6/29/2007. Pretrial Conference set for 8/3/2007 09:00 AM before Judge Jerry Buchmeyer. Pretrial Materials due by 7/20/2007. Replies due by 7/16/2007. Responses due by 7/9/2007. See order for specifics. (Signed by Judge Jerry Buchmeyer on 4/19/07) (jrb) (Entered: 04/19/2007)
05/14/200729 Arrest Warrant Returned Executed on 4/10/07 in case as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics. (jrb) (Entered: 05/15/2007)
05/25/200732 Court Request for Recusal: Judge Jerry Buchmeyer recused. Pursuant to instruction in Special Order 3-249, the Clerk has reassigned the case to Judge Jorge A Solis for all further proceedings. (jkm) (Entered: 05/29/2007)
05/29/200733 ORDER OF RECUSAL as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics. Case is assigned to the docket of Judge Jorge A. Solis. See order for specifics. (Signed by Judge A. Joe Fish on 5/29/2007) (epp) (Entered: 05/29/2007)
06/07/200734  ORDER as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: This case is set for trial on the Court's two-week docket beginning August 20, 2007 at 8:45 a.m. Pretrial Conference set for 8/8/2007 03:00 PM before Judge Jorge A Solis. See order for specifics. (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 6/7/07) (jrb) (Entered: 06/07/2007)
06/28/200735  MOTION for Discovery by Robert Powledge Potts as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
06/28/200736  MOTION for Release of Brady Materials by Robert Powledge Potts as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
06/28/200737  MOTION for Disclosure of 404(b) Material by Robert Powledge Potts as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 06/28/2007)
07/06/200740 ORDER granting 37 Motion for Disclosure of 404(b) Material as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4). (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 7/6/07) (skt) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
07/06/200741 ORDER granting in the following particulars: in compliance with Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure 16: 35 Motion for Discovery as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4). (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 7/6/07) (skt) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
07/06/200742 ORDER granting 36 Motion for Release of Brady Materials as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4). (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 7/6/07) (skt) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
07/09/200746 RESPONSE by USA as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics re 37 MOTION for Disclosure, 36 MOTION for Release of Brady Materials, 35 MOTION for Discovery, 38 MOTION Adopt Defendants Potts and The Store Decor Company, Inc-Retail Graphics Pretrial Motions (Busch, Marcus) (Entered: 07/09/2007)
07/10/200747 Order Designating Case for ECF - see order for specifics. (svc) (Entered: 07/10/2007)
07/12/200748 SCHEDULING ORDER as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, James Michael Epting, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Docket Call set for 12/3/2007 08:45 AM before Judge Jorge A Solis. Pretrial Motions due by 10/26/2007. Pretrial Conference set for 11/28/2007 03:00 PM before Judge Jorge A Solis. Pretrial Materials due by 11/21/2007. Government Responses due by 11/2/2007 (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 7/12/07) (npk) (Entered: 07/13/2007)
11/15/200749 Joint MOTION to Continue Jury Trial Setting by Robert Powledge Potts as to Robert Powledge Potts, Willie Leon Thames, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 11/15/2007)
11/23/200750 ORDER granting 49 Motion to Continue as to Robert Powledge Potts (1), Willie Leon Thames (2), James Michael Epting (3), The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4). Jury Trial reset for 2/4/2008 08:45 AM before Judge Jorge A Solis. Motions due by 1/18/2007. Pretrial Conference set for 1/23/2008 04:00 PM before Judge Jorge A Solis. (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 11/23/2007) (axm) (Entered: 11/27/2007)
02/13/200860 PLEA AGREEMENT as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics. (lmp) (Entered: 02/14/2008)
02/13/200861 Factual Resume as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics. (lmp) (Entered: 02/14/2008)
02/19/200864 ORDER SCHEDULING REARRAIGNMENT as to Robert Powledge Potts, The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics. Rearraignment set for 3/12/2008 01:30 PM before Judge Jorge A Solis. (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 2/19/08) (npk) (Entered: 02/21/2008)
03/12/200870 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Jorge A Solis: Rearraignment Hearing as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics held on 3/12/2008. Plea entered by The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4) Guilty Count 2. Attorney Appearances: AUSA - Marcus Busch; Defense - Ted Steinke. (Court Reporter Shawn McRoberts.) Time in Court: 10. (lmp) (Entered: 03/17/2008)
03/14/200868 Sentencing Scheduling Order as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics: Presentence Investigation Report due by 4/30/2008. Objections to Presentence Investigation Report due by 5/14/2008. Presentence Investigation Addendum due by 5/21/2008. Objections to Presentence Investigation Addendum due by 5/28/2008. Sentencing set for 6/4/2008 01:30 PM before Judge Jorge A Solis. (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 3/12/08) (skt) (Entered: 03/17/2008)
06/04/200877 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Jorge A Solis: Sentencing held on 6/4/2008 for The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4), Count(s) 1, 3, 4, Dismissed on government's motion; Count(s) 2, Defendant placed on probation for 2 years; Restitution: $50,000.00; Fine: $50,000.00; MSA $400.00. Attorney Appearances: AUSA - Marcus Busch; Defense - Ted Steinke, Jr. (Court Reporter Shawn McRoberts.) Time in Court: 10 mins. (skt) (Entered: 06/06/2008)
06/05/200878 JUDGMENT as to The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (4): Count(s) 1, 3, 4, Dismissed on government's motion.; Count(s) 2, Defendant placed on probation for 2 years; Restitution: $50,000.00; Fine: $50,000.00; MSA $400.00. (See Judgment for specifics) (Signed by Judge Jorge A Solis on 6/5/08) (skt) (Entered: 06/09/2008)
06/19/200882 SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT Kaufman County Restitution Receipt filed by The Store Decor Company Inc - Retailgraphics (Steinke, Theodore) (Entered: 06/19/2008)