CLOSED


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (Western Division - Los Angeles)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:06-cr-00746-RC-1


Case title: USA v. TAWA Supermarket, Inc.

Date Filed: 09/29/2006
Date Terminated: 01/11/2007

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman

Defendant (1)
TAWA Supermarket, Inc.
TERMINATED: 01/11/2007
also known as
99 Ranch Market
TERMINATED: 01/11/2007
represented byRoseann Catherine Stevenson
6809 Trevino Drive, Suite 315
Moorpark, CA 93021
805-523-9956
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1311(a)ad 1319(c)(1)(A): WATER POLLUTION
(1)
Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for one year. Defendant corporation shall pay a criminal fine totaling $30,000.00. The first $15,000.00 criminal fine shall be paid by a cashier?s check payable to the Clerk of the United States District Court, within seven (7) days of this date. and the second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended. The second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended and shall be used in community services to fund environmental projects and initiatives designed for the benefit, preservation, and restoration of the environment and ecosystems in the Central District of California. Special assessment of $125.00. Defendant corporation shall, within 30 days of today, pay restitution to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in the amount $2,416.17

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byWilliam Wesley Carter
Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP
624 South Grand Avenue
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213-629-7863
Email: w.carter@mpglaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/29/2006 INFORMATION filed as to TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (1) count(s) 1. (ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006CASE SUMMARY filed by AUSA William Carter as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc.; defendants Year of Birth: n/a. (ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to defendant. The accompanying matter being filed on 9/29/06, does not relate to a matter pending in the Criminal Division of the U. S. Attorneys Office between October 2002 and October 5, 2003, the dates during which Jacqueline Chooljian was Chief of the Criminal Division in the USAO; (2) a matter pending in the Major Frauds Section of the USAO between October 5, 2003 and January 6, 2006, the date on which Jacqueline Chooljian resigned her appointment in the USAO; or (3) a matter in which Jacqueline Chooljian was personally involved or on which she was personally consulted while employed in the USAO. (ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to defendant. The accompany matter being filed on 9/29/06, does not relate to a matter in which Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the USAO. (ca) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to defendant. The accompanying matter being filed on 9/29/06, does not relate to a matter pending in the Major Frauds of the USAO before June 30, 2001, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum resigned her appointment in that office; or (2) a matter in which Jennifer T. Lum was personally involved or on which she was personally consulted while employed in the USAO. (ca) (ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to defendant. The accompanying matter being filed on 9/29/06, does not relate to a matter pending in the Narcotic Section of the USAO before April 20, 1999, the date on which Magistrate Judge Jeffrey W. Johnson resigned his appointment in that office; or (2) a matter in which Jeffrey W. Johnson was personally involved or on which he was personally consulted while employed in the USAO. (ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
09/29/2006MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiff USA as to defendant.. The accompanying matter being filed on 9/29/06 does not releate to a matter pending in the Organized Crime Section of the USAO before September 29, 2000, the date on which Magistrate Judge Stephen G. Larson resigned his appointment in that office; or (2) a matter in which Stephen G. Larson was personally involved or on which said Magistrate Judge was personally consulted while employed in the USAO.(ca ) (Entered: 09/29/2006)
10/16/2006MINUTES OF POST-INDICTMENT ARRAIGNMENT: held before Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams as to TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (1) Count 1. Defendant arraigned, states true name: as charged. Defendant corporation Tawa Supermarket Inc., aka 99 Ranch Market represented by Ricky Wen. Attorney: Roseann Catherine Stevenson for TAWA Supermarket, Inc., Retained, present. Defendant executes consent to be tried by a U.S. Magistrate Judge and the consent is accepted and filed. This case is assigne dto Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman. Counsel are instructed to contact the clerk for the seting of a plea and all further proceedings. Tape #: CS 10/16/06 (ca) (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/16/200610 DESIGNATION AND APPEARANCE OF COUNSEL; filed by Roseann Catherine Stevenson appearing for TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (ca) (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/16/200611 CONSENT TO TRIAL BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE filed by Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (ca ) (Entered: 10/23/2006)
10/19/2006PLEA AGREEMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (cbr, ) (Entered: 10/20/2006)
10/24/200613 MINUTES OF IN CHAMBERS ORDER Setting Guilty Plea and Sentencing Date and Requiring Information from Defendant Corporation by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman: Defendantt shall provide to the Court, no later than November 22, 2006, the following documents: (1) Defendant corporations Articles of Incorporation; (2) defendant corporations resolution of its Board of Directors authorizing guilty plea; and (3) defendant corporations end of year 2005 balance sheet or financial report. Defendants guilty plea and sentencing is schedule on December 6, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. (cbr, ) (Entered: 10/27/2006)
10/25/200612 Summons Returned Executed on 10/11/06, as to TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (cbr, ) (Entered: 10/25/2006)
11/28/200614 MINUTES OF Telephone Conference held before Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. The Guilty plea hearing is continued to December 13, 2006 at 3:30 p.m.Tape #: 05-25. (cbr, ) (Entered: 12/01/2006)
12/12/200615 STIPULATION AND ORDER by Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. The sentencing in this matter is continued from December 13, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. until January 11, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. (cbr, ) (Entered: 12/14/2006)
01/11/200716 SEALED DOCUMENT - LIST OF EXHIBITS AND WITNESSES at trial as to TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (ab, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 4/2/2007 (shb, ). Modified on 4/2/2007 (lm, ). (Entered: 01/22/2007)
01/11/200717 MINUTES OF PLEA AND SENTENCING Hearing held before Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. Defendant sworn. Court questions defendant regarding the plea. The Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (1) enters plea of GUILTY and will be sentenced as to Count 1. The plea is accepted. Defendant is sentenced as follows: Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for one year. Defendant corporation shall pay a criminal fine totaling $30,000.00. The first $15,000.00 criminal fine shall be paid by a cashier check payable to the Clerk of the United States District Court, within seven (7) days of this date. and the second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended. The second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended and shall be used in community services to fund environmental projects and initiatives designed for the benefit, preservation, and restoration of the environment and ecosystems in the Central District of California. Special assessment of $125.00. Defendant corporation shall, within 30 days of today, pay restitution to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in the amount $2,416.17. Tape #: 461(1731-3747). (cbr, ) (Entered: 01/22/2007)
01/11/200718 JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (1), Count(s) 1, Defendant Corporation is placed on organizational probation for one year. Defendant corporation shall pay a criminal fine totaling $30,000.00. The first $15,000.00 criminal fine shall be paid by a cashier?s check payable to the Clerk of the United States District Court, within seven (7) days of this date. and the second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended. The second $15,000.00 of the fine shall be suspended and shall be used in community services to fund environmental projects and initiatives designed for the benefit, preservation, and restoration of the environment and ecosystems in the Central District of California. Special assessment of $125.00. Defendant corporation shall, within 30 days of today, pay restitution to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in the amount $2,416.17 Signed by Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman. (cbr, ) (Entered: 01/22/2007)
04/03/200719 SATISFACTION OF JUDGMENT filed by Plaintiff USA as to Defendant TAWA Supermarket, Inc. (Segina, Zoran) (Entered: 04/03/2007)