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United States District Court
Western District of Michigan (Southern Division (1))
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:02-cr-00283-GJQ-1


Case title: USA v. Vital Concepts Inc
Other court case number: 1:02-cr-01083 USDC-NDIL

Date Filed: 12/06/2002
Date Terminated: 01/27/2003

Assigned to: Judge Gordon J. Quist

defendant (1)
Vital Concepts Inc
TERMINATED: 01/27/2003
represented byJanice Kittel Mann
Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett LLP
333 Bridge St., NW
PO Box 352
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0352
(616) 336-6000
TERMINATED: 01/27/2003
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:331(a); 21:333(a)(2);ADULTERATION OR MISBRANDING OF ANY FOOD, DRUG
(1)
probation of 30 months, fine of $150,000.00; and mandatoary special assessment of $400.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byMark V. Courtade
U.S. Attorney (Grand Rapids)
The Law Bldg.
330 Ionia Ave., NW
P.O. Box 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0208
(616) 456-2404
Email: mark.courtade@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Phillip J. Green
U.S. Attorney (Grand Rapids)
The Law Bldg.
330 Ionia Ave., NW
P.O. Box 208
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0208
(616) 456-2404
Email: phil.green@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
12/06/2002RULE 20 CONSENT TO TRANSFER from USDC-Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, for deft Vital Concepts Inc, for plea and sentence; w/attached Rule 20 Transfer Notice and certified copy of docket sheet, USDC-NDIL case no. 1:02-CR-1083 (cc: USAO, USPO 12/11/02 ddk) (ddk) Modified on 12/11/2002 (Entered: 12/10/2002)
12/06/2002INFORMATION (4 pgs) against deft Vital Concepts Inc (1) on count 1 (cc: USAO, USPO 12/11/02 ddk) (ddk) Modified on 12/11/2002 (Entered: 12/11/2002)
01/13/2003NOTICE of hearing by Judge Gordon J. Quist as to deft Vital Concepts Inc; change of plea hrg set for 1/27/03 at 11:30 am (cc: USAO, USM, USPO 1/13/03 ddk; deft's counsel Janice Kittel Mann 1/14/03 ddk) (ddk) Modified on 01/14/2003 (Entered: 01/14/2003)
01/14/2003  remark: per U.S. Atty's office, deft Vital Concepts Inc's counsel is Janice Kittel Mann (ddk) (Entered: 01/17/2003)
01/27/2003WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by deft Vital Concepts Inc (ddk) Modified on 02/05/2003 (Entered: 01/29/2003)
01/27/2003PLEA AGREEMENT (11 pgs) as to deft Vital Concepts Inc (cc: Deft's Atty, US Atty & Probation 1/29/03 ddk) (ddk) (Entered: 01/29/2003)
01/27/2003  MINUTES: before Judge Gordon J. Quist; first appearance of Vital Concepts Inc with attorney Janice Kittel Mann present ; Deft waived indictment in open court; Plea Agreement filed; followed by entry of plea ; guilty plea entered by Vital Concepts Inc (1) on count 1 of the Information ; Plea accepted by the court; presentence report NOT ordered; sentence date: 1/27/03, following this plea hearing; ct reporter: Diane Calsbeek (ddk) (Entered: 01/29/2003)
01/27/2003  MINUTES: SENTENCING HRG before Judge Gordon J. Quist; Plea Agreement accepted; sentencing deft Vital Concepts Inc (1) on count 1 of the Information to probation of 30 months, fine of $150,000.00; and mandatory special assessment of $400.00 ; terminating party Vital Concepts Inc ; case terminated ; Ct reporter: Diane Calsbeek (ddk) (Entered: 01/29/2003)
01/28/2003JUDGMENT (6 pgs) in a Criminal Case as to deft Vital Concepts Inc by Judge Gordon J. Quist (cc: dft cnsl, US Atty, USM, Probation 1/28/03 ddk) [EOD Date 1/29/03] (ddk) (Entered: 01/29/2003)
06/11/2003PROBATION REPORT (PETITION) and ORDER by Judge Gordon J. Quist: purs to the probation recommendation, deft Vital Concepts Inc is discharged from probation and the proceedings are terminated (2 cc: probation 6/11/03 ddk) [EOD Date 6/13/03] (ddk) (Entered: 06/13/2003)