Termed

U.S. District Court
Northern District of Ohio (Toledo)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:09-mj-07081-VKA-1


Case title: United States of America v. Tembec BTLSR Inc. et al

Date Filed: 08/24/2009
Date Terminated: 12/22/2009

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong

Defendant (1)
Tembec BTLSR Inc.
TERMINATED: 12/22/2009
represented byTerry M. Brennan
Baker & Hostetler - Cleveland
3200 National City Center
1900 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114
216-861-7485
Fax: 216-696-0740
Email: tbrennan@bakerlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Michelle L. Merola
Hodgson Russ
Guaranty Bldg.
140 Pearl Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-848-1686
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:331(a) ADULTERATED FOOD
(1)
3 years probation concurrent with Count 2; $150,000 fine; $125 special assessment
21:331(a) MISBRANDED FOOD
(2)
3 years probation concurrent with Count 1; $150,000 fine; $125 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented byThomas A. Karol
Office of the U.S. Attorney - Toledo
Northern District of Ohio
Ste. 308
Four SeaGate
Toledo, OH 43604
419-259-6376
Fax: 419-259-6360
Email: thomas.karol@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
08/24/20091Information as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. (1) count(s) 1, 2, Daniel J. Wozniak (2) count(s) 1, 2. (Attachments: # 1 Designation Form) (M,L) (Entered: 08/26/2009)
08/27/20092Notice of Appearance of Attorney - Terry M. Brennan appearing for Tembec BTLSR Inc. (Brennan, Terry) (Entered: 08/27/2009)
08/27/2009  Attorney update in case as to Tembec BTLSR Inc., Daniel J. Wozniak. Attorney Thomas A. Karol for United States of America added. (A,P) (Entered: 08/27/2009)
09/02/20093Summons issued as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. Arraignment set for 9/10/2009 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 312 before Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong.(Copy mailed to defendant.)(A,P) (Entered: 09/02/2009)
09/03/20095 Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Michelle L. Merola. Filing fee paid of $100.00, receipt number 0647-3722827, by Tembec BTLSR Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Declaration in support)(Brennan, Terry) Modified on 9/9/2009 (B,TM). (Entered: 09/03/2009)
09/09/20096 Marginal Entry Order granting 5 Motion for Leave for Michelle Merola to Appear pro hac vice as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. (1). Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong on 9/9/09. (A,P) (Entered: 09/09/2009)
09/10/2009  Minutes of Arraignment [non-document] as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. (1) Counts 1 & 2 held on 9/10/2009 before Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong. Tom Karol present. Michelle Merola present as counsel for defendant as well as designated agent. Consent to proceed before Magistrate in Misdemeanor Case executed. GUILTY Plea entered as to Counts 1 & 2. Referral to Probation for preparation of a Presentence Investigation Report. (Court Reporter: ECRO Deanna Cox) Time: 20 minutes. (A,P) (Entered: 09/10/2009)
09/10/20097Consent to Proceed before U.S. Magistrate Judge by Tembec BTLSR Inc. (A,P) (Entered: 09/10/2009)
09/10/20099Plea Agreement as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. (A,P) (Entered: 09/10/2009)
11/23/2009  Notice [non-document] as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. Sentencing set for 12/18/2009 at 02:30 PM in Courtroom 312, 1716 Spielbusch Avenue, Toledo before Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong. Counsel to notify client.(A,P) (Entered: 11/23/2009)
12/07/2009  Notice [non-document] of vacating sentencing of 12/18/09 at 2:30 as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. and rescheduling it for 12/18/2009 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom 312 before Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong. Counsel to notify client.(A,P) (Entered: 12/07/2009)
12/18/2009  Minutes of Sentencing [non-document] held on 12/18/2009 for Tembec BTLSR Inc. before Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong. Sentence as to Counts 1 & 2: 3 years probation; $300,000 fine; $250 special assessment. (Court Reporter: ECRO Tina Brown) Time: 30 minutes. (A,P) (Entered: 12/18/2009)
12/22/200915Judgment as to Tembec BTLSR Inc. (1) as to Counts 1 and 2: 3 years probation concurrent; $300,000 fine; $250 special assessment. Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong on 12/22/09. (A,P) (Entered: 12/22/2009)