CASREF, CLOSED

U.S. District Court [LIVE]
Eastern District of TEXAS (Beaumont)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:00-cr-00192-RAS-WCR-1


Case title: USA v. W B Construction Co, et al

Date Filed: 11/02/2000
Date Terminated: 04/29/2002

Assigned to: Judge Richard A. Schell
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Wendell C. Radford

Defendant (1)
W B Construction Co Inc
TERMINATED: 04/29/2002
represented byJoseph C Hawthorn
Hawthorn & Hawthorn
485 Milam Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
409/838-3969
Fax: 14098325611
Email: lumh@aol.com
TERMINATED: 04/29/2002
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
18:1341.F MAIL FRAUD
(1)
2 yrs probation, $96,000 fine, $400 special assessment

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
18:1956-4601.F MONEY LAUNDERING
(2)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1341.F MAIL FRAUD
(3)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1956-4601.F MONEY LAUNDERING
(4)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1341.F MAIL FRAUD
(5)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1956-4601.F MONEY LAUNDERING
(6)
Dismissed on govt motion
18:1343.F WIRE FRAUD
(7-11)
Dismissed on govt motion

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
Felony

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byRobert Leo Rawls
U S Attorney's Office
350 Magnolia
Suite 150
Beaumont, TX 77701-2237
409/839-2538
Fax: 14098392550
Email: bob.rawls@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
11/02/2000INDICTMENT as to W B Construction Co (1) counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7-11; Wallace Batiste (2) counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7-11 (tkd) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/02/2000  CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Wendell C. Radford pursuant to Bmt Gen Ord 93-5 (tkd) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/02/2000Form AO 257 filed as to W B Construction Co, Wallace Batiste Sr (tkd) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/03/2000  SUMMONS(ES) issued for W B Construction Co and Wallace Batiste Sr and handed to USM for service. Initial appearance set for 9:00 11/9/00 for W B Construction Co, and Wallace Batiste Sr before ESH (tkd) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/03/2000  Sent copies of indictment, summonses and docket sheet to RAS, ESH, USA, USPO, Hawthorn as to W B Construction Co, Wallace Batiste Sr (tkd) (Entered: 11/03/2000)
11/08/2000SUMMONS returned executed as to W B Construction Co on 11/6/00 (tkd) (Entered: 11/09/2000)
11/09/2000  Arraignment as to W B Construction Co held before ESH. Not guilty plea entered as to all counts (tkd) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/09/2000  PLEA entered by W B Construction Co at arraignment before ESH. Court accepts plea. Not Guilty: W B Construction Co (1) counts 1, 3, 5, 2, 4, 6, 7-11 (tkd) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/09/20005ORDER relating to Pretrial Discovery and Inspection as to W B Construction Co (signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) cc attys/agencies 11-15-00 (tkd) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/09/20006ORDER setting final pretrial hearing and trial scheduling for 9:00 1/8/01 for W B Construction Co before Judge Richard A. Schell (signed by Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines) cc attys/agencies 11-15-00 (tkd) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
11/09/2000Minutes filed as to W B Construction Co of arraignment held before Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines (Ct rep: A McMillan) (tkd) (Entered: 11/15/2000)
12/11/200012 Pretrial hearing and trial scheduling set at 9:00am on 1/8/01 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 12/11/2000)
12/28/200013 MOTION by W B Construction Co, Wallace Batiste Sr to continue trial (bjc) (Entered: 01/02/2001)
12/29/200014 ORDER granting [13-1] motion to continue trial as to W B Construction Co (1) and Wallace Batiste (2). This continuance is in the interests of justice - time excluded from 12/29/00 to 2/5/01 . Pretrial hearing and trial scheduling reset for 2/5/01 for W B Construction Co and Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell (signed by Judge Richard A. Schell) cc attys, agencies 1-2-01 (tkd) (Entered: 01/02/2001)
01/10/200115 Pretrial hearing and trial scheduling set at 9:00am on 2/5/01 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 01/16/2001)
02/05/200116 Pretrial hearing and trial scheduling held before RAS as to W B Construction Co. Deft appeared w/cnsl and on bond. Jury selection and trial set for 6/5/01 at 9:00 before RAS. Deft continued on bond (tkd) (Entered: 02/07/2001)
02/12/200118 NOTICE: set Jury selection and trial for 9:00am on 6/5/01 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 02/12/2001)
05/15/200119 NOTICE: set Plea Agreement Hearing for 9:00am on 5/23/01 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 05/15/2001)
05/23/2001  Plea Hearing as to W B Construction Co held before RAS. Deft was informed of rights and pled guilty to the indictment (tkd) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
05/23/2001  PLEA entered by W B Construction Co before RAS. Court accepts plea. Guilty: W B Construction Co (1) count 1 (tkd) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
05/23/2001  Plea Agreement Accepted as to W B Construction Co (Accepted by Judge Richard A. Schell) (tkd) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
05/23/200120 Plea Agreement as to W B Construction Co and Wallace Batiste Sr (tkd) Modified on 05/29/2001 (Entered: 05/29/2001)
05/23/200121 Minutes filed as to W B Construction Co of plea hearing held before Judge Richard A. Schell (Ct rep: C Bickham) (tkd) (Entered: 05/29/2001)
06/21/2001  Special Assessment paid by W B Construction Co in the amount of $ 100 RECEIPT # 104100 (special assessment paid prior to sentencing) (former empl) (Entered: 07/03/2001)
08/16/200124 Resolution of the Board of Directors of W B Construction Co Inc (tkd) (Entered: 08/16/2001)
11/08/200128 NOTICE: set Sentencing for 9:00am on 12/18/01 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 11/08/2001)
11/15/200129 MOTION by USA as to W B Construction Co, Wallace Batiste Sr to continue sentencing hearing (tkd) (Entered: 11/19/2001)
11/21/200130 Sealed ORDER granting [29-1] sealed motion to continue sentencing hearing as to W B Construction Co (1), Wallace Batiste (2) (signed by Judge Richard A. Schell) (tkd) (Entered: 11/27/2001)
03/19/200232 NOTICE: set Sentencing for 9:30am on 4/29/02 for W B Construction Co, for Wallace Batiste Sr before Judge Richard A. Schell cc: attys, USM, USPO (dlc) (Entered: 03/19/2002)
04/29/200233 PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT (Sealed) and PSI Sentencing Portion (Sealed) as to W B Construction Co (jmv) (Entered: 04/29/2002)
04/29/2002  Sentencing held before RAS for W B Construction Co (1) count 1: 2 yrs probation, $96,000 fine, $400 special assessment (tkd) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
04/29/200235 Exhibit list by USA, W B Construction Co (tkd) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
04/29/2002  DISMISSAL of Counts on Government Motion as to W B Construction Co. Counts Dismissed: W B Construction Co (1) counts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7-11 (tkd) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
04/29/200236 Minutes filed as to W B Construction Co of sentencing held before RAS (Ct rep: C Bickham) (tkd) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
04/29/200237JUDGMENT as to W B Construction Co (1) count 1: 2 yrs probation, $96,000 fine, $400 special assessment (signed by Judge Richard A. Schell) terminated party W B Construction Co. cc attys, agencies 4/30/02 (tkd) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
05/06/2002  Special Assessment paid by W B Construction Co in the amount of $ 400 RECEIPT # 105429 (aam) (Entered: 05/06/2002)
07/15/200245 Satisfaction of Judgment as to Monetary Imposition only. cc: USA, USM, USPO 7/16/02 (tkd) (Entered: 07/16/2002)