CLOSED

U.S. District Court
District of South Carolina (Columbia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:02-cr-00563-CMC All Defendants


Case title: USA v. Tin Products Inc, et al

Date Filed: 05/22/2002
Date Terminated: 09/11/2003

Assigned to: Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie

Defendant (1)
Tin Products Inc
TERMINATED: 09/11/2003
represented byJohn S Simmons
John S Simmons Law Offices
PO Box 5
Columbia, SC 29202
803-779-4600
Fax: 803-254-8874
Email: jsimmons@simmonslawfirm.com
TERMINATED: 09/11/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(3)
Corporate Defendant is hereby placed on probation for a term of five (5) years; $400.00 Special Assessment due immediately

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Dismissed on Government motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(2)
Dismissed on Government motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(4-5)
Dismissed on Government motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(6)
Dismissed on Government motion
33:1319 violation of 33: 1319(c)(4) and 18:2 ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES
(7)
Dismissed on Government motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie

Defendant (2)
James H Goldman, Jr
TERMINATED: 05/12/2003
represented byJames Mixon Griffin
James M Griffin Law Office
PO Box 999
Columbia, SC 29202
803-744-0800
Fax: 803-744-0805
Email: jmg@jimgriffinlaw.com
TERMINATED: 05/12/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

John F Hardaway
Deceased 29003
803-252-1776
Fax: 803-252-6730
TERMINATED: 06/24/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(3)
Defendant is committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 18 months; upon release from imprisonment, defendant is placed on supervised release for 1 year with the special condition that he perform 100 hours of community service at the direction of the United States Probation Office; special assessment of $100.00 due immediately

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Dismissed on government's motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(2)
Dismissed on government's motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(4-5)
Dismissed on government's motion
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(6)
Dismissed on government's motion
33:1319 violation of 33: 1319(c)(4) and 18:2 ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES
(7)
Dismissed on government's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie

Defendant (3)
Melanie T Purvis
TERMINATED: 05/06/2003
represented byGregory Poole Harris
Harris and Gasser Law Firm
1529 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC 20201
803-779-7080
Fax: 803-746-0480
Email: greg@harrisgasserlaw.com
TERMINATED: 05/06/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Sherri A Lydon
Lydon Law Firm
1529 Laural Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-753-1592
Fax: 803-753-9093
Email: sherri@lydonlawfirm.com
TERMINATED: 05/06/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
sentencing the defendant to the custody of the bureau of prisons for 5 months with the recommendation that FCI Butner, NC be designated; allowing the defendant to report as notified, special assessment of $100.00; fine of $7,500.00; placing the defendant on supervised release for 3 years with the special conditions that the defendant be placed on home confinement without electronic monitoring for 5 months and that the defendant pay the fine in minimum monthly payments of at least $ ;100.00; the defendant shall not possess a firearm, the interest is waived on the fine.

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie

Defendant (4)
George Metts
TERMINATED: 05/12/2003
represented byJohn Herman Hare
Federal Public Defender's Office
1901 Assembly Street
Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
803-765-5070
Fax: 803-765-5084
Email: john_hare@fd.org
TERMINATED: 05/12/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Public Defender or Community Defender Appointment

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:371 CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(1)
Defendant is placed on probation for a term of 5 years with special conditions that he be on home confinement with electronic monitoring for the first six months of his probation; government to pay the costs of the electronic monitoring; perform 100 hours of community service; and undergo drug testing and treatment at the direction of the United States Probation Office; special assessment of $100.00 due immediately

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
33:1319 in violation of 33:1319 (c)(2)(A) ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL PENALTIES and 18:2
(6)
Dismissed on government's motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byDaniel W Dooher
US Department of Justice
Environmental Crimes Section
PO Box 23985
Washington, DC 20026-3985
202-305-0351
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Raymond Emery Clark
US Attorneys Office
1441 Main Street
Suite 500
Columbia, SC 29201
803-929-3000
Fax: 803-252-2759
Email: emery.clark@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Robert C Jendron , Jr
US Attorneys Office
1441 Main Street
Suite 500
Columbia, SC 29201
803-929-3000
Fax: 803-254-2943
Email: bob.jendron@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
05/22/20021INDICTMENT and grand jury ballot as to Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7, James H Goldman (2) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7, Melanie T Purvis (3) count(s) 1, George Metts (4) count(s) 1, 6 (jada) Modified on 05/23/2002 (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/22/20022SUMMONS(ES) issued for Tin Products Inc Arraignment set for 2:00 6/10/02 for Tin Products Inc (jada) (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/22/20023SUMMONS(ES) issued for Melanie T Purvis Arraignment set for 2:00 6/10/02 for Melanie T Purvis (jada) (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/22/20024SUMMONS(ES) issued for George Metts Arraignment set for 2:00 6/10/02 for George Metts (jada) (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/22/20025SUMMONS(ES) issued for James H Goldman Jr Arraignment set for 2:00 6/10/02 for James H Goldman Jr (jada) (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/23/20026Search Warrant as to Tin Products Inc issued in case 3:01cr549 associated per US Attorney as to defendant Tin Products. Documents include: search warrant, return. (jada) (Entered: 05/23/2002)
05/23/20027MOTION by George Metts for Disclosure of intention to use evidence (kbos) (Entered: 05/24/2002)
05/23/20028MOTION by George Metts for Disclosure of intent to use evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts under federal rules of evidence 404(B) (kbos) (Entered: 05/24/2002)
05/23/20029MOTION by George Metts for discovery , and for inspection (kbos) (Entered: 05/24/2002)
05/29/2002  CASE .assigned to Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (cqui) (Entered: 05/29/2002)
06/04/200210NOTICE of Appearance for Melanie T Purvis by Attorney Gregory Poole Harris, Sherri A. Lydon (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/04/200211MOTION by Melanie T Purvis to Adopt Motion of Other co- Defendants (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/04/200212MOTION by Melanie T Purvis to suppress pre-arrest and post-arrest statements, etc. , for leave to file additional grounds to suppress after discovery has been completed (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/04/200213MOTION by Melanie T Purvis for leave to file additional motions (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/04/200214MOTION by Melanie T Purvis for discovery and inspection (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/04/200215MOTION by Melanie T Purvis to sever trial from co-defendants (mflo) (Entered: 06/05/2002)
06/10/200216Arraignment as to James H Goldman Jr, Melanie T Purvis, George Metts held before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant James H Goldman (2) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7, Melanie T Purvis (3) count(s) 1, George Metts (4) count(s) 1, 6 (Attorney John F. Hardaway retained for defendant Goldman, Greg Harris for defendant Purvis, and John Hare for defendant Metts) Unsecured BOND set Amount $ 50,000 for each defendant. Defendant pleads not guilty. Court reporter: Jack Clarke (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200217Unsecured BOND entered by Melanie T Purvis in Amount $ 50,000 (Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200218ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Melanie T Purvis ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200220ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to James H Goldman Jr ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200221Unsecured BOND entered by George Metts in Amount $ 50,000 (Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200222ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to George Metts ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/2002  PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to James H Goldman Jr, George Metts (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200223Plea Agreement as to Melanie T Purvis as to count 1 of the indictment (ljon) Modified on 06/12/2002 (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200224ORDER Appointing Federal Public Defender for George Metts ( Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200225NOTICE of Hearing as to James H Goldman Jr, Melanie T Purvis, George Metts set pretrial conference for 10:00 6/25/02 for James H Goldman Jr, for Melanie T Purvis, for George Metts before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant , and set Jury trial for <date to be set> at 10:00 for James H Goldman Jr, for Melanie T Purvis, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200226PLEA entered by James H Goldman Jr. Defendant enters plea of: not guilty. (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200227PLEA entered by Melanie T Purvis . Defendant enters plea of: not guilty. (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200228PLEA entered by George Metts . Defendant enters plea of: not guilty. (ljon) (Entered: 06/11/2002)
06/10/200219 UNSECURED BOND entered by James H Goldman Jrin Amount $ 50,000; (Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 06/10/2002)
06/14/200229SUMMONS(ES) issued for Tin Products Inc Arraignment set for 10:00 6/20/02 for Tin Products Inc (mflo) (Entered: 06/14/2002)
06/17/200230NOTICE of Hearing as to Melanie T Purvis set Change of Plea Hearing for 11:45 6/20/02 for Melanie T Purvis before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (mflo) (Entered: 06/17/2002)
06/17/200231NOTICE of Hearing as to James H Goldman Jr, George Metts set jury selection for 10:00 7/8/02 for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (mflo) (Entered: 06/17/2002)
06/18/200233SUMMONS Returned Executed as to Tin Products Inc 6/17/02 on James Goldman (mflo) (Entered: 06/20/2002)
06/19/200232NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts set pretrial conference for 10:00 6/25/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant (ljon) (Entered: 06/19/2002)
06/20/200234PLEA proffered by Melanie T Purvis as to count(s) 1 of the indictment. Court accepts plea, GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to Melanie T Purvis (3) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - [15-1] motion to sever trial from co-defendants . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3), [14-1] motion for discovery and inspection . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3), [13-1] motion for leave to file additional motions . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3), [12-1] motion to suppress pre-arrest and post-arrest statements, etc. . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3), [12-2] motion for leave to file additional grounds to suppress after discovery has been completed . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3), [11-1] motion to Adopt Motion of Other co- Defendants . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3) ) Defendant remains on bond. (before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) Court Reporter: Vince Rolland (mflo) (Entered: 06/20/2002)
06/20/200235PLEA entered by Melanie T Purvis . Defendant enters plea of: Guilty. (mflo) (Entered: 06/20/2002)
06/20/200236Arraignment as to Tin Products Inc held before Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7 (Attorney John S. Simmons makes a special appearance) Defendant pleads not guilty (entered at the direction of the court); Court reporter: ESR/Tape1:2469-2802 (ttil) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
06/20/200237PLEA entered by Tin Products Inc . Defendant enters plea of: not guilty. (ttil) (Entered: 06/21/2002)
06/24/200238NOTICE of Appearance for James H Goldman Jr by Attorney James Mixon Griffin (mflo) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
06/24/200239MOTION by James H Goldman Jr for discovery (mflo) (Entered: 06/25/2002)
06/25/200240MOTION by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts for reciprocal discovery (mflo) (Entered: 06/26/2002)
06/25/200241PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to James H Goldman Jr, George Metts held before Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant; No representation for Tin Products present; J. Simmons to notify court by 7/3/02 regarding representing Tin Products; Pretrial conference continued; Court Reporter: ESR: Megan Donahue: 238-684. (ljon) (Entered: 06/27/2002)
07/01/200242DISCLOSURE ORDER as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, Melanie T Purvis, George Metts (RE:Grand Jury Material) ( signed by Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) (mflo) (Entered: 07/01/2002)
07/01/200243ORDER as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts Continuing due to new counsel and complex discovery , reset jury selection for 10:00 9/3/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr , reset Jury trial for 9/3/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (Signed by Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) (mflo) (Entered: 07/01/2002)
07/10/200244LETTER of John Simmons by defendant Tin Products Inc Re: that he has been retained to represent Tin Products Inc (mflo) (Entered: 07/10/2002)
07/25/200245MOTION by Tin Products Inc for discovery (jada) (Entered: 07/26/2002)
08/08/200246TRANSCRIPT OF GUILTY PLEA as to Melanie T Purvis for dates of 6/20/02 before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Vince Rolland (suro) (Entered: 08/08/2002)
08/12/200247JURY SELECTION NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts set jury selection for 9:30 9/3/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (mflo) (Entered: 08/12/2002)
08/12/200248MOTION by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts for Continuance until the November 4, 2002 term of court, due to the amount of discovery and expert testimony (mflo) (Entered: 08/13/2002)
08/14/200249CONTINUANCE ORDER as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts granting [48-1] motion for Continuance until the November 4, 2002 term of court, due to the amount of discovery and expert testimony as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), George Metts (4) reset jury selection for 9:30 11/4/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr , reset Jury trial for 11/4/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (Signed by Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) (mflo) (Entered: 08/15/2002)
09/04/200250ORDER MODIFYING CONDITIONS OF BOND as to George Metts amending [22-1] order ; bond modified to delete the requirement of drug testing and the requirement that he report to Pretrial Services Office. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant ) (ljon) (Entered: 09/04/2002)
10/10/200251MOTION by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts for Continuance due to due to expert testimony (mflo) (Entered: 10/10/2002)
10/10/200252Plea Agreement as to George Metts to count 1 of the indictment (mflo) (Entered: 10/10/2002)
10/15/200253ORDER as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, George Metts granting [51-1] motion for Continuance due to due to expert testimony as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), George Metts (4) reset Jury trial for 1/6/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr , reset jury selection for 1/6/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (Signed by Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) (mflo) (Entered: 10/15/2002)
10/17/200254NOTICE of Hearing as to George Metts set Change of Plea Hearing for 9:30 11/15/02 for George Metts before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr (mflo) Modified on 10/17/2002 (Entered: 10/17/2002)
11/15/200255PLEA proffered by George Metts as to count(s) 1 of the indictment. Court accepts plea, GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to George Metts (4) count(s) 1 (Terminated motions - [40-1] motion for reciprocal discovery . Motion Terminated. as to George Metts (4), [9-1] motion for discovery . Motion Terminated. as to George Metts (4), [9-2] motion for inspection . Motion Terminated. as to George Metts (4), [8-1] motion for Disclosure of intent to use evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts under federal rules of evidence 404(B) . Motion Terminated. as to George Metts (4), [7-1] motion for Disclosure of intention to use evidence . Motion Terminated. as to George Metts (4) ) Defendant remains on bond. (before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr ) Court Reporter: Gary Smith (mflo) (Entered: 11/15/2002)
11/15/200256PLEA entered by George Metts . Defendant enters plea of: Guilty. (mflo) (Entered: 11/15/2002)
11/18/2002  CASE assigned to Judge Cameron M. Currie (cqui) (Entered: 11/18/2002)
11/21/200257AMENDED SCHEDULING NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr reset pretrial conference for 9:30 12/5/02 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr before Judge Cameron M. Currie , reset Jury trial for 9:30 1/9/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr before Judge Cameron M. Currie (bwil) (Entered: 11/21/2002)
12/04/200258MOTION by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr to change venue (bwil) (Entered: 12/05/2002)
12/04/200259MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in support of [58-1] motion to change venue (bwil) (Entered: 12/05/2002)
12/06/200260PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr held before Judge Cameron M. Currie: Scheduling of case set: Jury Selection set for 1/09/03; pretrial conference set for 1/08/03 and 1/22/03; jury trial set for 1/27/03 (2 weeks); Government will file memorandum in opposition to Defendant's motion for change in venue; Court takes motion under advisement with Government response due 12/11; reply due by 12/16/02; Government expects to have 7 expert witnesses and defendants will challenge with motions in limine due 1/02/03; response due 1/15/03; reply due 1/21/02 (noon) with challenged experts to attend pretrial on 1/22/02; Court will allow Defendant Goldman to travel to Alabama during the period of 12/26/02 to 1/01/03 and itinerary to be furnished by counsel to pretrial services; Court Reporter: Jack Clarke. (bwil) (Entered: 12/09/2002)
12/11/200261AMENDED RESCHEDULING NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr set pretrial conference for 2:30 1/8/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr before Judge Cameron M. Currie , set Jury trial for 9:30 1/9/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr before Judge Cameron M. Currie and trial set for 1/27/03 at 9:30 a.m. , before Judge Cameron M. Currie set Motion Hearing for 10:00 1/22/03 as to: Tin Products Inc, re. all pending motions; (bwil) (Entered: 12/11/2002)
12/11/200262MEMORANDUM by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in opposition to [58-1] motion to change venue (former empl) (Entered: 12/12/2002)
01/02/200363NOTICE of by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re: filing of one copy of exhibits to motions in limine due to voluminous nature (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200364MOTION by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude the order of examination (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200365MOTION by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in limine to admit report resulting from investigations by Gregory Kowalski report attached as exhibit A (mdea) Modified on 01/03/2003 (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200366MOTION by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in limine to admit reports and documents from investigations by Stephen Burdick with original affidavit of Stephen Burdick attached (mdea) Modified on 01/03/2003 (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200367MOTION by James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200368MEMORANDUM by James H Goldman Jr in support of [67-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200369MOTION by James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200370MOTION by James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200371MOTION by James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999 (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200372MOTION by James H Goldman Jr in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200373MOTION by James H Goldman Jr to Take Deposition of E. Bart Daniel (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200374MOTION by Tin Products Inc in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200375MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc in support of [74-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200376MOTION by Tin Products Inc in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200377MOTION by Tin Products Inc in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200378MOTION by Tin Products Inc in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999 (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200379MOTION by Tin Products Inc in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/02/200380MOTION by Tin Products Inc to Take Deposition of E. Bart Daniel (mdea) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
01/07/200381(Requst for) Voir Dire Questions by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200382MOTION by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr to dismiss Count 1 (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200383MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in support of [82-1] motion to dismiss Count 1 (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200384(REPLY) MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in opposition to [66-1] motion in limine to admit reports and documents from investigations by Stephen Burdick (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200385(Request) Voir Dire Questions by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200386REQUEST by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr to strike proposed jurors (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200387(Proposed) Witness list by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
01/08/200388PRETRIAL CONFERENCE as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr held before Judge Cameron M. Currie ORAL ORDER [73-1] motion to Take Deposition of E. Bart Daniel . Motion Terminated; parties to attempt to resolve issue of attorney/client privilege with co-defendant's counsel; as to James H Goldman (2), denying [58-1] motion to change venue as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2); parties to consult and produce consolidated list of proposed strikes at 9:30 pretrial conference on 01/09/03. Court Reporter: Debra Jernigan. (bwil) (Entered: 01/09/2003)
01/09/200389Witness list by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/09/2003)
01/09/200390JURY SELECTION held before Judge Cameron M. Currie as to Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7, James H Goldman (2) count(s) 1, 2-5, 6, 7 Terminated motions: granting [86-1] motion to strike proposed jurors as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), [45-1] motion for discovery . Motion Terminated. as to Tin Products Inc (1), [40-1] motion for reciprocal discovery . Motion Terminated. as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), [39-1] motion for discovery . Motion Terminated. as to James H Goldman (2) 54 jurors struck for cause, 16 jurors impaneled (see attached list), Panel Sworn: no, set Jury trial for 10:00 1/27/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr before Judge Cameron M. Currie Court reporter: Debra Jernigan. (bwil) (Entered: 01/10/2003)
01/09/200391(Supplemental) Witness list (custody witnesss) by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/10/2003)
01/15/200392RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [76-1] motion in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen, [69-1] motion in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/15/200393RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [82-1] motion to dismiss Count 1 (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/15/200394RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [78-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999, [71-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999 (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/15/200395RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [74-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick, [67-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/15/200396RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [77-1] motion in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical, [70-1] motion in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/15/200397RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [79-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill, [72-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill (mdea) (Entered: 01/16/2003)
01/17/200398MOTION by Melanie T Purvis for protective order (bwil) (Entered: 01/17/2003)
01/17/200399MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in opposition to [65-1] motion in limine to admit report resulting from investigations by Gregory Kowalski (bwil) (Entered: 01/21/2003)
01/21/2003100MOTION by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr to consolidate or in the alternative to dismiss (bwil) (Entered: 01/21/2003)
01/21/2003101MEMORANDUM by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr in support of [100-1] motion to consolidate or in the alternative to dismiss (bwil) (Entered: 01/21/2003)
01/22/2003102Proposed Jury Instructions by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/23/2003)
01/22/2003103EVIDENTIARY HEARING as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jrheld before Judge Cameron M. Currie: Selected Juror Mary Ann Rice orally excused by the Court without objection from counsel with the next alternate to move upward. ORAL ORDER [100-1] motion to consolidate or in the alternative to dismiss under advisement as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H (2); Court will allow defendants to supplement response to be filed no later than noon, 1/24/03; Government to brief Motion #100 as to why Counts 2 and 3 should not be dismissed by noon, 1/24/03. [82-1] motion to dismiss Count 1 taken under advisement as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), [80-1] motion to Take Deposition of E. Bart Daniel as to Products Inc (1), [79-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill taken under advisement as to Tin Products Inc (1), granting in part, denying in part [78-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999 as to Tin Products Inc (1), granting in part, denying in part [77-1] motion in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical as to Tin Products Inc (1), granting in part, denying in part [76-1] motion in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen as to Tin Products Inc (1), granting part, denying in part [74-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick as to Tin Products Inc (1), [72-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill taken under advisement as to James H Goldman (2), granting in part, denying in part [71-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony that the POTW failed toxicity tests beginning in August, 1999 as to James H Goldman (2), granting in part, denying in part [70-1] motion in limine to exclude sample results from AO Mechanical as to James H Goldman (2), mooting [69-1] motion in limine to exclude opinion testimony from Glenda R. Swearingen as to James H Goldman (2), granting in part, denying in part [67-1] motion in limine to exclude testimony of Steve Burdick as to James H Goldman (2), granting in part, denying in part [66-1] motion in limine to admit reports and documents from investigations by Stephen Burdick as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), granting in part, denying in part [65-1] motion in limine to admit report resulting from investigations by Gregory Kowalski as to Tin Products Inc (1), granting in part, denying in part [64-1] motion in limine to exclude the order of examination as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2) Exhibits entered: 5 by Government, Court Decision: 1/22/03 at 12:45 p.m., Exhibits returned to counsel: no, Witness list and exhibit list attached. Court adjourned to: 9:30 am on 1/27/03; jury trial to begin at 10:00 a.m. Court Reporter: Debra Jernigan. (bwil) (Entered: 01/24/2003)
01/24/2003104RESPONSE by USA as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr re [100-1] motion to consolidate or in the alternative to dismiss, [82-1] motion to dismiss Count 1 (bwil) (Entered: 01/24/2003)
01/27/2003105Plea Agreement as to James H Goldman Jr (bwil) (Entered: 01/28/2003)
01/27/2003106Plea Agreement as to Tin Products Inc (bwil) (Entered: 01/28/2003)
01/27/2003107PLEA proffered by Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr as to count(s) 3 of the Indictment. Court accepts plea, GUILTY PLEA ENTERED as to Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 3, James H Goldman (2) count(s) 3 (Terminated motions - [100-1] motion to consolidate or in the alternative to dismiss . Motion Terminated. as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), [82-1] motion to dismiss Count 1 . Motion Terminated. as to Tin Products Inc (1), James H Goldman (2), [79-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill . Motion Terminated. as to Tin Products Inc (1), [72-1] motion in limine to exclude evidence of fish kill . Motion Terminated. as to James H Goldman (2) ) Defendant Goldman remains on bond. (before Judge Cameron M. Currie ) Court Reporter: Gary Smith (bwil) (Entered: 01/28/2003)
01/27/2003108PLEA entered by Tin Products Inc . Defendant enters plea of: guilty to count 3. (bwil) (Entered: 01/28/2003)
01/27/2003109PLEA entered by James H Goldman Jr. Defendant enters plea of: guilty to count 3. (bwil) (Entered: 01/28/2003)
02/03/2003110TRANSCRIPT OF EVIDENTIARY HEARING as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr for dates of 1/22/03 before Judge Cameron M. Currie held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Debra Jernigan (bwil) (Entered: 02/03/2003)
03/06/2003111SENTENCING MEMORANDUM AND MOTION by USA as to George Metts for downward departure (jada) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
03/06/2003112 Sentencing Memorandum and MOTION by USA as to Melanie T Purvis for downward departure (jada) (Entered: 03/07/2003)
03/19/2003113NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, Melanie T Purvis, George Metts set Sentencing for 11:30 5/5/03 for Tin Products Inc, for James H Goldman Jr, for Melanie T Purvis, for George Metts before Judge Cameron M. Currie (bwil) (Entered: 03/19/2003)
04/24/2003114MOTION by USA as to James H Goldman Jr for downward departure (bwil) (Entered: 04/25/2003)
05/05/2003115SENTENCING held before Judge Cameron M. Currie Melanie T Purvis (3) count(s) 1 Witness(es) no, Objections to Pre-Sentence Report: , Motion for upward/downward departure: yes, ( government/downward), Court Reporter: Jack Clarke (jada) (Entered: 05/05/2003)
05/05/2003  ORAL ORDER as to Melanie T Purvis granting [112-1] motion for downward departure as to Melanie T Purvis (3) ( Entered by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (jada) (Entered: 05/05/2003)
05/05/2003  PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Melanie T Purvis (jada) (Entered: 05/05/2003)
05/05/2003116SENTENCING held before Judge Cameron M. Currie George Metts (4) count(s) 1 Witness(es) no, Objections to Pre-Sentence Report: no. Government's Motion for downward departure: granted. Court Reporter: jack clarke (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003  PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to George Metts (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003117SENTENCING held before Judge Cameron M. Currie James H Goldman (2) count(s) 3 Witness(es) no, Objections to Pre-Sentence Report: no. Government's motion for downward departure: granted. Court Reporter: jack clarke (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003  ORAL ORDER as to James H Goldman Jr granting [114-1] motion for downward departure as to James H Goldman (2) ( Entered by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003  ORAL ORDER as to George Metts granting [111-1] motion for downward departure as to George Metts (4) ( Entered by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003  PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to James H Goldman Jr (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/05/2003118SENTENCING NOT held before Judge Cameron M. Currie; no one present for corporate defendant; Sentencing to be rescheduled. Court Reporter: jack clarke (former empl) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/06/2003119JUDGMENT Melanie T Purvis (3) count(s) 1. sentencing the defendant to the custody of the bureau of prisons for 5 months with the recommendation that FCI Butner, NC be designated; allowing the defendant to report as notified, special assessment of $100.00; fine of $7,500.00; placing the defendant on supervised release for 3 years with the special conditions that the defendant be placed on home confinement without electronic monitoring for 5 months and that the defendant pay the fine in minimum monthly payments of at least $100.00; the defendant shall not possess a firearm, the interest is waived on the fine. ( Signed by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (jada) (Entered: 05/06/2003)
05/12/2003120JUDGMENT George Metts (4) count(s) 1. Defendant is placed on probation for a term of 5 years with special conditions that he be on home confinement with electronic monitoring for the first six months of his probation; government to pay the costs of the electronic monitoring; perform 100 hours of community service; and undergo drug testing and treatment at the direction of the United States Probation Office; special assessment of $100.00 due immediately , George Metts (4) count(s) 6. Dismissed on government's motion ( Signed by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (former empl) (Entered: 05/13/2003)
05/12/2003121JUDGMENT James H Goldman (2) count(s) 3. Defendant is committed to the custody of the Bureau of Prisons for a term of 18 months; upon release from imprisonment, defendant is placed on supervised release for 1 year with the special condition that he perform 100 hours of community service at the direction of the United States Probation Office; special assessment of $100.00 due immediately , James H Goldman (2) count(s) 1, 2 , 4 -5 , 6 , 7 . Dismissed on government's motion ( Signed by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) (former empl) (Entered: 05/13/2003)
07/14/2003122Judgment Returned Executed as to James H Goldman Jr; on June 30, 2003 to FCI Edgefield Camp (bwil) (Entered: 07/14/2003)
07/29/2003123TRANSCRIPT OF SENTENCING as to George Metts for dates of May 5, 2003 before Judge Cameron M. Currie held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Jack Clarke (bwil) (Entered: 07/30/2003)
07/29/2003124TRANSCRIPT OF SENTENCING as to James H Goldman Jr for dates of May 5, 2003 before Judge Cameron M. Currie held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Jack Clarke (bwil) (Entered: 07/30/2003)
07/29/2003125TRANSCRIPT OF SENTENCING as to Melanie T Purvis for dates of May 5, 2003 before Judge Cameron M. Currie held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Jack Clarke (bwil) (Entered: 07/30/2003)
08/01/2003  Minute entry as to Melanie T Purvis : [98-1] motion for protective order . Motion Terminated. as to Melanie T Purvis (3) (bwil) (Entered: 08/01/2003)
08/06/2003126NOTICE of Hearing as to Tin Products Inc set Sentencing for 11:30 9/4/03 for Tin Products Inc before Judge Cameron M. Currie (bwil) (Entered: 08/06/2003)
09/04/2003127NOTICE of CORPORATE RESOLUTION by Tin Products Inc President, Charles Sanford, authorizing counmsel, Simmons & Griffin, to act on behalf of the Corporation as to Tin Products Inc (bwil) (Entered: 09/05/2003)
09/04/2003128PLEA entered by Tin Products Inc . Defendant enters plea of: guilty to Count 3. (bwil) (Entered: 09/05/2003)
09/04/2003129SENTENCING held before Judge Cameron M. Currie Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 3 Witness(es) no, Objections to Pre-Sentence Report: no, Motion for upward/downward departure: no, (), Court Reporter: Gary Smith (bwil) (Entered: 09/05/2003)
09/04/2003  PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) as to Tin Products Inc (bwil) (Entered: 09/05/2003)
09/11/2003130JUDGMENT Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 3. Corporate Defendant is hereby placed on probation for a term of five (5) years; $400.00 Special Assessment due immediately , Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 1, 2 , 4 -5 , 6 . Dismissed on Government motion , Tin Products Inc (1) count(s) 7. Dismissed on Government motion ( Signed by Judge Cameron M. Currie ) eod 9/11/03 (bwil) (Entered: 09/11/2003)
09/11/2003  Case closed as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr, Melanie T Purvis, George Metts (all defendants) (bwil) (Entered: 09/11/2003)
12/13/2004131TRANSCRIPT OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING as to George Metts for dates of November 15, 2002 before Chief Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Gary Smith (gpea) (Entered: 12/14/2004)
12/13/2004132TRANSCRIPT OF CHANGE OF PLEA HEARING as to Tin Products Inc, James H Goldman Jr for dates of January 27, 2003 before Judge Cameron M. Currie held in Columbia, SC Court Reporter: Gary Smith (gpea) (Entered: 12/14/2004)
01/25/2005133RECEIPT FOR RETURN OF EXHIBITS A-I by plaintiff USA (bbro) (Entered: 01/25/2005)
06/02/2005134ORDER terminating supervised release as to James H Goldman, Jr. Signed by Judge Cameron McGowan Currie on 6/2/05. (gpea, ) (Entered: 06/03/2005)
06/15/2005135 MOTION for Early Termination of Probation by Melanie T Purvis. Proposed Order sent to Judge Chambers email address? No. (Harris, Gregory) (Entered: 06/15/2005)
06/20/2005136RESPONSE in Support by USA as to Melanie T Purvis re 135 MOTION for Early Termination of Probation (Clark, Raymond) (Entered: 06/20/2005)
06/21/2005137ORDER discharging defendant from supervised release as to Melanie T Purvis . Signed by Judge Cameron McGowan Currie on 6/21/2005. (will, ) (Entered: 06/22/2005)
05/23/2006138ORDER terminating probationary supervision as to Tin Products Inc . Signed by Judge Cameron McGowan Currie on 5/22/2006.(will, ) (Entered: 05/23/2006)
05/23/2006  ***DOCUMENT MAILED as to Tin Products Inc re 138 Order placed in U.S. Mail to Daniel W. Dooher, Esquire (will, ) (Entered: 05/23/2006)