Jury Instructions (Judge Reade)
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09/20/2012Amana Society, Inc. and Amana Farms, Inc. v. Excel Engineering, Inc.; Amana Society, Inc. and Amana Farms, Inc. sought damages for professional negligence against Excel Engineering, Inc. Jury found for defendant, concluding that Excel Engineering, Inc. was not at fault.
06/30/2011Advance Brands, LLC v. Alkar-Rapidpak, Inc. vs. Gleeson Constructors & Engineers, LLC and Plains Boiler Service, Inc.; Advance Brands, LLC sought damages for products liability and implied warranty claims against Alkar-Rapidpak, Inc. Alkar-Rapidpak, Inc. then sued Gleeson Constructors & Engineers, LLC and Plains Boiler Service, Inc. for contribution. Jury found for defendants, concluding Advance Brands, LLC was one-hundred percent at fault.
03/31/2011PSK, LLC d/b/a Overhead Door Company of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City v. Randy Hicklin d/b/a A-1 American Garage Door Repair and Advanced Garage Door Repair; and Danetta Hicklin d/b/a A-1 American Garage Door Repair and Advanced Garage Door Repair; verdict in favor of Plaintiffs
05/18/2010Theresa Collier v. Troy Nogelmeier; jury found in favor of plaintiff on false arrest claim and in favor of defendant police officer on excessive force claim; jury awarded nominal damages of $1.00
03/31/2009Maggie Greenhaw v. City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; jury found in favor of defendant on plaintiff's claims of intentional infliction of emotional distress, false arrest and negligence arising from investigation by Cedar Rapids Police Department.
10/29/2008Alice McCabe and Christine Nelson v. Michelle Mais; jury awarded plaintiffs, two former pre-arraignment detainees at the Linn County Jail, a combined amount of approximately $56,000 on their Section 1983 claims that defendant illegally strip and visual body cavity searched their persons.
06/04/2008Alice McCabe and Christine Nelson v. Bruce Macaulay and Michelle Mais; Plaintiffs alleged Secret Service Agent arrested them without probable cause and based upon the content of their speech outside a President George W. Bush re-election rally in 2004. Plaintiffs further alleged that Linn County Jailer strip searched them and inspected their cavities without probable cause. Jury found in favor of Secret Service Agent and against Linn County Jailer. Jury awared Plaintiffs a combined $750,000 in damages as a result of the illegal strip search and cavity inspection.
02/21/2008Annis v. City of Oelwein and David Bloem; excessive force claim against Bloem (City of Oelwein voluntarily dismissed at trial); defense verdict
10/03/2007Carolyn Brown, et al. v. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; breach of contract under Illinois law; plaintiffs created "Breakthrough to Literacy," a literacy program for schools; plaintiffs entered into a contract in 1997 and sold their rights to Breakthrough to Literacy; the contract contained a clause which required defendant to act "in good faith and with reasonable diligence" and required it to "use commercially reasonable efforts" with regard to the Breakthrough to Literacy products and services; defense verdict.
04/24/2007Glynn Jones v. Cargill, Inc.; Title VII race discrimination and retaliation; defense verdict
11/29/2006Edward D. Heaton v. The Weitz Company, Inc.; employment retaliation case; plaintiff was employed in a management capacity, that is, as a superintendent; plaintiff complained to defendant's human resources manager that another superintendent had engaged in national origin harassment or discrimination by calling plaintiff a "spic"; defendant forced the superintendent to retire shortly thereafter; after a series of events, plaintiff was laid off and never recalled to a management position;

Jury found that plaintiff engaged in protected activity, that he suffered an adverse employment action and that the protected activity was a motivating factor for the adverse employment action; jury awarded plaintiff $47,537.44 in lost wages, $4,800.00 for lost health insurance benefits, $11,413.00 for lost pension benefits and $73,320.00 for past emotional distress damages; jury also awarded $25,000.00 in punitive damages
08/01/2006Rajendra Singh, M.D. v. Allen Memorial Hospital; preliminary and final jury instructions; defense verdict
06/30/2006Gerald D. Donnell v. City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Pat Engel; defense verdict
06/28/2006Sherri Jo Reid dba Colonial Square Tax and Accounting, plaintiff, v. Pekin Insurance Co., defendant/third party plaintiff v. Steve Klocke; plaintiff/owner of building sued insurance carrier for breach of commercial property insurance contract. Insurance Co. filed third party suit against owner of excavation company for reimbursement; defense verdict
03/24/2005Tom Oberreuter d/b/a TNO Logistics and Kenny Logsdon v. Reinhart Foodservice, Inc.; breach of contract
12/02/2004Jon E. Kinzenbaw and Kinze Manufacturing, Inc., plaintiffs/counterclaim defendants v. Case LLC fka Case Corporation and New Holland North America, Inc., defendants/counterclaim plaintiffs; patent case
07/23/2004City of Dubuque v. Yaggy Colby Associates, Inc. d/b/a Yaggy Colby Associates; professional negligence
12/03/2003Goss International Corp. v. Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho, Ltd. and TKS, Inc.; Anti-dumping Act violations
07/03/2003Petrillo, et al. v. Lumbermens Mutal Casualty Co., et al.; "bad faith" in handling of worker's compensation claim
04/29/2003John G. Snyder v. Yellow Freight System, Inc.; discrimination in violation of federal law, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, state law and the Iowa Civil Rights Act
04/03/2003Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) v. Mercy Medical Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa d/b/a Mercy Medical Center; Title VII
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07/09/2014USA v. Bautista-Rubio - Count 3: Aggravated Identity Theft; Found Guilty of Count 3.
06/26/2014USA v. Ramos - Count 1: Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Count 2: Distribution of a Controlled Substance Analogue, Count 3: Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Count 4: Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance Analogue, Count 5: Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime: Found Guilty on Counts 1-4, Found Not-Guilty on Count 5.
05/13/2014USA v. Green-Bowman - Count 1: Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Count 2: Unlawful Possession of a National Firearms Act Firearm; Found Guilty of Counts 1&2.
05/07/2014USA v. Perry et al - Count 1: Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Found Guilty of Count 1
04/17/2014US vs. Billy D. Thorne; Count 1- Possession of a firearm by a felon; Found Guilty of Count 1
04/16/2014US vs. Donald Boman; Count 1-Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition; Found Guilty on Count 1
03/25/2014US vs. Jerry Lee Allen Swearingen; Count 1-Possession of Firearms by a Felon, Found Guilty on Count 1
01/22/2014US vs. Trey Michael Boykin; Count 1-Conspiracy to distribute Marijuana, Count 2-Kidnapping, Count 3-Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, Count 6-Prohibited person in possession of a firearm; Found guilty on Counts 1 & 2, Found not-guilty on Counts 3 & 6
12/31/2013US vs. Patrelle Jose Green-Bowman; Count 1- Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Count 2- Unlawful Possession of a National Firearms Act Firearm. Found Guilty on Counts 1 & 2
09/17/2013United States vs. Benton Stong; Count 1-Sexual Exploitation of Children, Count 2-5-Possession of Child Pornography. Found guilty on Counts 1-5
08/13/2013US vs. Eduardo Rodriguez-Ayala; Count 1-Unlawful Possession of Identity Documents, Counts 2 & 5-False Claim to US Citizenship, Counts 3 & 6-Aggravated Identity Theft, Count 4-False Statements in Passport, Found guilty on counts 1-6
07/24/2013US vs. April Tillman, Count 1-Drug Conspiracy, Found Guilty on Count 1
05/23/2013U.S. v. Delvonn Battle; Count 1-Possession of a Firearm as a Felon, Found guilty of Count 1
05/17/2013U.S. v. Gregory Latrell Givens; Count 1-felon in possession of ammunition; Count 2-possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute. Found guilty of Counts 1 and 2.
04/02/2013U.S. v. Julian Reyes Ferrer-Hernandez; Count 1-unauthorized use of a Social Security account number; Count 2-unlawful use or possession of a false identity document; Count 3-false statement regarding a matter within the jurisdiction of a government agency; Count 4-false claim of U.S. citizenship; Count 5-false statement regarding a matter within the jurisdiction of a government agency. Found guilty of Counts 1 through 5.
03/14/2013U.S. v. James Sumner; Count 1-receipt of child pornography; Counts 2, 3, 4, 5-possession of child pornography; found guilty on Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4; jury did not reach Count 5 because it was a lesser-included offense of Court 1
03/08/2013U.S. v. Rory Meeks; Count 1-conspiracy to manufacture marijuana; Count 2-manufacturing and attempting to manufacture marijuana; Found guilty on Count 1, not guilty on Count 2.
12/11/2012U.S. v. Raymond Cortez; Count 1-false, fictitious or fraudulent material statement about a matter within the jurisdiction of an agency of the United States. Found guilty on Count 1.
08/30/2012U.S. v. Ali Abdul Ghani Khaleel; Count 1-possession with intent to distribute or aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. Found guilty of Count 1.
08/27/2012U.S. v. Dion Thomas; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute heroin; Count 3-distribution of heroin; found guilty Counts 1 and 3
08/09/2012U.S. v. Donald Keith Washburn; Count 1-distribution of Oxycodone. Found guilty of Count 1.
07/24/2012U.S. v. Shawn Gant; Counts 1, 2 and 3-arson; found guilty Counts 1, 2 and 3
07/02/2012U.S. v. Michael Goodale; Counts 1, 2-aggravated sexual abuse; Counts 3,4-interstate transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity; Count 5-accessing child pornography; found guilty Counts 1-5
06/25/2012U.S. v. Lorenzo Harris-Thompson; Count 1-attempted obstruction of justice; Count 2-attempted murder of a witness; Count 3-murder for hire; found guilty Counts 1, 2 and 3
06/21/2012U.S. v. Gene Jirak; Counts 1 and 2-false claim for tax refund; Count 3-uttering a forged Treasury check; Count 4-mail fraud; Count 5-aggravated identity theft; found guilty Counts 1-5
05/21/2012U.S. v. Kurt Alexander; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine in a protected location; Counts 2-4-distribution of methamphetamine in a protected location; defendant found guilty counts 1-4
05/15/2012U.S. v. Maurice Jones; Count 1 - felon in possesion of firearm and ammunition; defendant found guilty of Count 1
04/24/2012U.S. v. James Youngbear; Count 1 - felon in possession of ammunition; found not guilty
04/13/2012U.S. v. Martin T. Sigillito; Counts 1-9 wire fraud; Counts 10-13 mail fraud; Counts 14-15 dismissed by prosecutor; Count 16 conspiracy to commit mail fraud; Counts 17-22 money laundering; found guilty on Counts 1-13 and 16-22
02/29/2012U.S. v. Quintel Phillips; Count 1-distribution of marijuana within protected location; Count 2-possession with intent to distribute marijuana within a protected location; Count 3-possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug felony; Count 4-felon and drug user in possesion of firearm; Count 5-attempted witness tampering; Count 6-witness tampering; found guilty on Counts 1-6
02/22/2012U.S. v. Donald K. Washburn; Counts1-30 wire fraud; Counts 32-36 money laundering; Counts 37-49 false statements to U.S. Probation Office; Found not guilty on Count 9. Found guilty on Counts 1-8, 10-30, 32-49.
01/19/2012U.S. v. Shawn Jones; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Found guilty.
01/06/2012U.S. v. Lawrence Johnson; Count 1-drug conspiracy, Count 11-distribution, Count 14-possession with intent to distribute, Count 21-user in possession of a firearm, Count 22-felon in possession of a firearm; found guilty all five counts
08/30/2011U.S. v. Marisol Lopez-Soto and Alije Dizdarevic; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Count 2-conspiracy to commit money laundering. Defendant Marisol Lopez-Soto found guilty on Counts 1 and 2. Defendant Alije Dizdarevic found not guilty on Count 1 and guilty on Count 2.
08/17/2011U.S. v. Samuel B. Ford; Count 1-distribution of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school resulting in death of J.S.; Count 2-distribution of crack cocaine and heroin. Defendant found guilty on Counts 1 and 2
05/26/2011U.S. v. Milo Vareen Davis; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute marijuana, cocaine and cocaine base; Count 2-money laundering; found guilty counts 1 and 2
03/30/2011U.S. v. Jorge Juarez Morales; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Counts 2 & 3-distribution of methamphetamine; found guilty Counts 1, 2 and 3
01/21/2011U.S. v. David Neve; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Count 2-distribution of methamphetamine; Count 3-possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; Counts 4 & 5-possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; defendant fount guilty all five counts with forfeiture
01/06/2011U.S. v. Jason Harriman; Counts 1 and 2-felon in possession of a firearm; defendant found guilty on counts 1 and 2
12/10/2010U.S. v. Meggan J. Alexander and David L. Alexander; Count 1-false statements to influence HUD; Counts 2-4 false statements to a financial institution; Count 5-false statement to a financial institution; Meggan J. Alexander found guilty on Counts 1, 2, 4 and 5 and not guilty on Count 3; David L. Alexander found not guilty on Count 4 and guilty on Count 5
10/01/2010U.S. v. Donald J. Herbst, Sr.; Counts 1-11: buy, receive and possess goods of a value in excess of $1000 which were part of an interstate shipment knowing the goods had been stolen; found guilty on Counts 1-4 and 6-11; not guilty count 5
12/10/2009U.S. v. Jimmie Coutentos; Count 1-sexual exploitation of a minor or attempted sexual exploitation of a minor; Count 2-possession of child pornography or attempted possession of child pornography; found guilty on Counts 1 and 2
11/09/2009U.S. v. Sholom Rubashkin; (Phase 1 Trial) Counts 1-14 bank fraud; Counts 15-38 false statements and reports to a bank; Counts 39-52 wire fraud; Counts 53-61 mail fraud; Counts 62-71 money laundering; Counts 72-91 violating an order of the Secretary of Agriculture; guilty on all counts except 72, 81-83 and 90
05/20/2009U.S. v. Dale Yarrington; Count 1-possession of child pornography; found guilty
05/06/2009U.S. v. Orrington Gardner; Count 1-felon in possession of a firearm; found guilty on Count 1.
05/05/2009U.S. v. LaDarron Pickens; Count 1-possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; found guilty of 100 kilograms or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of marijuana.
04/08/2009U.S. v. Douglas P. Dvorak; Counts 1-22 mail fraud; Counts 23-33 Aggravated Identity Thef; Counts 34-39 Money Laundering; found guilty on all counts.
03/05/2009U.S. v. Richard Lee Mellor; defendant convicted of one count of making a false claim to the Internal Revenue Service, four counts of attempting to evade income tax and one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct and impede the due administration of the internal revenue laws of the United States.
03/04/2009U.S. v. Richard Lee Mellor; Count 1-false or fraudulent claims; Counts 2, 3, 4 & 5-attempt to evade or defeat tax; Count 6-corrupt or forcible interference
02/20/2009U.S. v. Rosina Orlantha Rhodes; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute cocaine base. Mistrial
02/03/2009U.S. v. Michael James Kluge; Count 1-conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; found guilty
01/30/2009U.S. v. Brett Zimmerman; Count 1-drug user in possession of a firearm; guilty on Count 1
01/29/2009U.S. v. Edward Frank Brewer; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; Counts 2, 3 & 4-distribution of cocaine base; Count 5-possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; guilty Counts 1-5
01/21/2009U.S. v. Jermaine E. Graham; Count 1-disaster benefits fraud; defendant found not guilty
12/08/2008U.S. v. Antonio Jevon Gayden; Count 1-possession with intent to distribute and/or aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute; Count 2-conspiracy to distribute; GUILTY on Count 1 ( 5 grams or more, but less than 50 grams) and Count 2 (50 grams or more)
12/03/2008U.S. v. Donald Robert Stangeland; Count 1/alternative 1-transporting illegal aliens; Count 1/alternative 2-aiding and abetting in the transportation of illegal aliens; Counts 2, 3 & 4-harboring an illegal alien; Count 5-transporting an illegal alien. GUILTY on Count 1/alternative 2, Counts 3 & 5; NOT GUILTY on Count 1/alternative 1 & Count 5
08/28/2008U.S. v. Angelique Tinder n/k/a Angelique Howen; Counts 1-35: Aiding in the Preparation of False and Fraudulent Tax Returns in violation of 26 U.S.C. Sec. 7206(2); (counts 1-3 previously dismissed) defendant GUILTY on counts 4-34; NOT GUILTY on count 35
07/24/2008U.S. v. Jeffrey Joseph Davis; Count 1-failure to pay past due child support; GUILTY on count 1
02/05/2008U.S. v. Tamara Jolene Miller; Count 1-possession of an unregistered firearm; Count 2-possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number; Count 3-felon in possession of a firearm; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
01/11/2008U.S. v. Jacardo Omar Dixon; Count 1-distribution of cocaine base; Count 2-distribution of cocaine base; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
09/20/2007U.S. v. Olivia Acosta-Delgado; Count 1-possession of false identification documents; Count 2-selling a social security card; Count 3-aggravated identity theft; Count 4-conspiracy; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4
08/29/2007U.S. v. Cedric Jarreau Hawkins; Count 1-distribution of cocaine base. GUILTY on Count 1
07/17/2007U.S. v. Jeffrey Eugene Haas; Count 1-bank burglary; Count 2-bank robbery. GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
06/28/2007U.S. v. LaMont William Papakee and Connie Frances Blackcloud; Count 1-aggravated sexual abuse; Count 2-sexual abuse; NOT GUILTY on Count 1; GUILTY on Count 2
06/19/2007U.S. v. Terry Terrell Samuels; Count 1-distribution of 20.24 grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of an elementary school; Count 2-distribution of 19.35 grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of an elementary school; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
05/02/2007U.S. v. Daniel P. Mitchell; Count 1- making a false representation in a bankruptcy petition; GUILTY on Count 1 (Count 2 of indictment but referred to as Count 1 during trial)
04/11/2007US v. Omoro Crusoe; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute heroin; Count 2-distribution of heroin to a person under 21 years of age; Counts 3 and 4-distribution of heroin; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2; GUILTY on Counts 3 and 4
03/20/2007U.S. v. Lorenzo Roundtree; Count 1-distribution of heroin causing the death of C.H.; GUILTY on Count 1
03/15/2007U.S. v. Tramain M. Whiting; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and manufacture, distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, within 1,000 feet of a playground; Count 2-possession with intent to distribute and aid and abet the possession with intent to distribute 192 grams of cocaine and 207.2 grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a playground; Count 3-possession with intent to distribute 2.6 grams of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a playground; Count 4-use and carry and aid and abet the using and carrying of firearms during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and possess and aid and abet the possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Count 5-conspiracy to use and carry of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; NOT GUILTY on Count 1; GUILTY on Counts 2, 3, 4 and 5
03/07/2007U.S. v. Anthony Charles Saddler, Jr.; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute cocaine base, cocaine and/or marijuana; Count 2-possession with intent to distrubute cocaine within 1,000 feet of a playground; Count 3-possession with intent to distribute cocaine base within 1,000 feet of a playground; Count 4-using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and/or possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; Count 5-conspiracy to use and carry a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime and/or possess a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
02/28/2007U.S. v. James Howard Bentley; Counts 1, 2-sexual exploitation of a minor; Counts 3, 4-possession of child pornography; Counts 5, 6-interstate transportation of child pornography; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
02/06/2007U.S. v. Dale Lucas; Count 1-attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 2-felon in possession of a firearm; Count 3-possession of firearm in connection with drug trafficking crime; GUILTY Counts 1, 2 and 3
12/11/2006U.S. v. James Joseph Sheridan; Count 1-knowingly possessing a stolen firearm; NOT GUILTY on Count 1
10/25/2006U.S. v. Dorian Ragland; Count 1-distribution of heroin; GUILTY as to Count 1; As to Interrogatory 1, unanimously found heroin distributed by defendant was a contributing factor in the death of Zach Lane
10/19/2006U.S. v. Linda Darcell Gilbert, Paul Matthew Gilbert and Robert Earl Cole; Count 1-Linda Gilbert and Robert Earl Cole possession of unregistered firearm; Counts 2, 4-Robert Earl Cole unlawful user of marijuana in possession of a firearm; Count 3-Paul Gilbert possession of an unregistered firearm; Count 5- Paul Gilbert unlawful user of marijuana in possession of a firearm; Defendant Linda Gilbert GUILTY on Count 1; Robert Earl Cole GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 4; Paul Gilbert NOT GUILTY on Counts 3, 5
10/13/2006U.S. v. Bradley Joseph Leyse; Count 1-distribution of cocaine; NOT GUILTY on Count 1
09/27/2006U.S. v. Danny Lee Raplinger; Count 1-sexually exploiting a minor, attempting to exploit a minor, or aiding and abetting the sexual exploitation of a minor; Count 2-distribution or attempted distribution of child pornography; Count 3-possession of or attempted possession of child pornography; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
07/13/2006U.S. v. David Starr; Counts 1, 3, 7-attempted sexual exploitation or sexual exploitation of a child; Counts 2, 8-attempted receipt or receipt of child pornography; Counts 4, 5, 6, 9-possession of child pornography; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9
06/14/2006U.S. v. Kent Raymond Platter; Alternative I-felon in possession of a firearm; Alternative II-unlawful user of controlled substances in possession of a firearm; GUILTY on Alternative I and II
06/01/2006U.S. v. Travis Grover; Count 1-distribution of heroin; Question 1- did S.B. die as a result of using the heroin distributed to him by Defendant; GUILTY on Count 1, "no" to Question 1
05/25/2006U.S. v. Clifford Herriott; Counts 1-8 bank fraud; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
05/10/2006U.S. v. Sadik Seferi and Nicole Tipton; Count 1-Seferi/Tipton-harbor and/or shield illegal aliens; Count 2- Seferi/Tipton-hiring illegal aliens; Count 3-Seferi/Tipton-conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens; Seferi and Tipton found guilty of Counts 1, 2 and 3
04/18/2006U.S. v. Michael Thomas Gatena and Carla Grace Engler; conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; attempting to manufacture methamphetamine or aid and abet the attempt to manufacture; possession of red phosphorus having reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Gatena GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, and 5; Engler GUILTY on Counts 1, 3, 4, and 5
03/09/2006U.S. v. David Donald Turner; Count 1-attempting to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 2-making a false declaration before the court; GUILTY Counts 1 and 2
03/02/2006U.S. v. Cipriano Ortega-Villasana; Count 1-unlawful re-entry; Count 2-false statement in attempting to acquire a firearm; Count 3-willfully representing himself to be a citizen of the United States; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
02/17/2006U.S. v. Leevern Johnson; Count 1-possession of firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; GUILTY Count 1
02/15/2006U.S. v. Michael Chantell Bruce; Count 1-conspiracy (drugs); Count 2-conspiracy (guns); Count 3-felon in possession of a firearm; Count 4-possession of a firearm after conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4
01/31/2006U.S. v. Walter Hoskins, III; Count 1-possession of a firearm after having been previously convicted of a felony offense; GUILTY on Count 1
10/04/2005U.S. v. Josiah Williams; Count 1-distributing and aiding and abetting the distribution of 5 grams or more, but less than 50 grams of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school; GUILTY Count 1
09/13/2005U.S. v. Ricardo Watkins; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; Count 3-distribution of less than 5 grams of crack cocaine; GUILTY Counts 1 and 3
07/15/2005U.S. v. Victor Hugo Guel-Contreras; Count 5-conspiracy to distribute cocaine; Count 9-knowingly possessing a fraudulent permanent resident alien card; GUILTY on Counts 5 and 9
06/20/2005U.S. v. Johnny Ray McAtee; Count 1-attempting to manufacture or aiding and abetting the attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 2-possessing pseudoephedrine knowing or having reasonable cause to believe the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 3-possessing red phosphorous knowing or having cause to believe the red phosphorous would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
06/14/2005U.S. v. Marlys Floyd and Rebecca Pippert; Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4-depositing threatening communications in the United States postal mail; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4
05/04/2005U.S. v. Ronald Donelson; Count 1-possessing a firearm after previously been convicted of a felony and possessing ammunition after previously been convicted of a felony offense; GUILTY on Count 1
03/17/2005U.S. v. Leon Johnson; Count 1-possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Count 2-possession of a firearm after a felony offense; Count 3-unlawful user of controlled substance in possession of a firearm; Count 4-possession of a firearm with the serial number removed; Count 5-possession with intent to distribute cocaine base within 1,000 ft of a school; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
03/09/2005U.S. v. Rex Bernard Breitbach; Count 1-manufacturing or attempting to manufacture five grams or more of methamphetamine; Count 2-possession of pseudoephedrine intending and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 3-unlawful user of controlled substance in possesion of a firearm; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
02/28/2005U.S. v. James Eric Moore; Count 1-possession with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base (crack) on 11/23/04; GUILTY on Count 1
02/10/2005U.S. v. Abdulaziz Bah; Count 1-possession of alien registration card which defendant knew to be forged; Count 2-possession of a social security card which defendant knew to be forged; Count 3-willfully make a false and fictitious statement to an Immigration and Customs Agent; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
01/27/2005U.S. v. Luis Armando Varela-Arteaga and Tiffany Marie Cross; Count 1-conspiracy to commit marriage fraud; Count 2-aiding and abetting the commission of marriage fraud; Count 4-conspiracy to commit marriage fraud; defendant Varela GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 4; defendant GUILTY on Count 4
01/21/2005U.S. v. Kasper Dobbs and Robert Wilson, Jr.; Count 1-interference with commerce by robbery; Count 2-carrying a firearm or aiding and abetting the use and carrying of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence; Count 3-felon in possession of a firearm (Wilson); Count 4-felon in possession of a firearm (Dobbs); Defendant Dobbs GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 4; Defendant Wilson GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
01/12/2005U.S. v. Stuart Radcliff Selk; Count 4-unlawful user of controlled substances in possession of one or more firearms; GUILTY on Count 4
12/09/2004U.S. v. Donald K. Washburn; Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 14-wire fraud; Counts 10, 11-money laundering; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12; NOT GUILTY Counts 13 and 14
12/06/2004U.S. v. Carey Blanchard; Count 1-manufacture, attempting to manufacture or aiding and abetting the attempted manufacture of 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine; Count 3-creating a substantial risk of harm to human life while manufacturing, attempting to manufacture or aiding and abetting the manufacture of methamphetamine; Count 4-receiving or possessing or aiding and abetting the receipt or possession of an unregistered firearm; GUILTY on Counts 1, 3 and 4
12/02/2004U.S. v. Carl Simon; Counts 1, 2 and 3-knowingly discharging or causing to be discharged a pollutant from a point source into a water of the United States without a permit; Count 4-knowingly discharging or causing to be discharged a pollutant from a lagoon located on the Simon dairy facility through a man-made ditch into a water of the United States without a permit; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3 and 4
11/11/2004U.S. v. Troyce Lewis; Count 1-possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a cocaine base within 1,000 ft. of a school; GUILTY on Count 1 (at least 300 grams, but less than 400 grams of a mixture or substance containing cocaine)
11/10/2004U.S. v. Efrain Garcia-Gonon and Carlos Macario-Chavez; Count 1-transportation of aliens; Garcia-Gonon and Macario-Chavez GUILTY on Count 1
10/14/2004U.S. v. Joel Beal; Count 1-manufacture or attempting to manufacture 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine; GUILTY on Count 1
08/19/2004U.S. v. Ronald Greve; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute cocaine; GUILTY on Count 1
07/08/2004U.S. v. Lloyd Louis Engler and Bonnie Sue Bailey; Defendant Engler-Counts 1, 3-attempting to manufacture and aiding and abetting the attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 4-possessing and aiding and abetting the possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; Count 8-maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing, storing, distributing and using methamphetamine; Defendant Bailey-Count 1-attempting to manufacture and aiding and abetting the attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Counts 2, 5, 7-possessing pseudoephedrine knowing, intending and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 3-attempting to manufacture and aiding and abetting the attempt to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 4-possessing and aiding and abetting the possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; Count 6-being an unlawful user of methamphetamine in possession of a firearm; Engler GUILTY on Counts 1, 3, 4 and 8; Bailey GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
06/04/2004U.S. v. Christopher Funchess; Count 2-distribution of cocaine base; Counts 3, 4-distribution or aiding and abetting the distribution of cocaine base; Count 6-conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; GUILTY on Counts 2, 3, 4 and 6
05/13/2004U.S. v. Margaret Shimaka; Count 1-knowingly making a false statement on I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form on or about 10/7/99; GUILTY on Count 1
05/04/2004U.S. v. Christopher Lakeith Pearson; Count 1-possessing marijuana with intent to distribute; Count 2-possession of a firearm after a conviction for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence; GUILTY on Count 1; Judgment of Acquittal on Count 2
03/18/2004U.S. v. Derrick Crume; Count 1-receipt of child pornography; Count 2-possession of child pornography; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
02/26/2004U.S. v. Timothy Kendrick; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Count 2-distribution or aiding and abetting the distribution of methamphetamine; Counts 8 and 9-distribution of methamphetamine; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 8 and 9
02/23/2004U.S. v. Muhammad Anwar; Count 1-conspiracy to commit marriage fraud; Count 2-aiding and abetting marriage fraud; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
01/29/2004U.S. v. Edward Joseph Woods; Count 1-felon on possession of a firearm; GUILTY on Count 1
01/06/2004U.S. v. Timothy Heidt; Count 1-knowingly making a false statement in connection with purchase of a firearm on 12/7/01; Count 2-knowingly making a false statement in connection with purchase of a firearm on 12/29/01; Count 3-unlawful user of marijuana in possession of one or more firearms or ammunition between 12/01 and 12/28/01; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
12/10/2003U.S. v. Haider Mohammed Hasson Alyasiri; Count 1-knowingly subscribing as true, under penalty of perjury, a materially false statement on his Application for Naturalization; Count 2-knowingly, voluntarily and intentionally making a false material representation on his Application for Naturalization; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
11/14/2003U.S. v. Porter; Count 1-felon in possession of firearm; Counts 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6-falsely representing a social security number; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
11/07/2003U.S. v. Rehmat Ali; Count 1-distributing pseudoephedrine on or about 11/27/01 having reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 2-distributing pseudoephedrine on or about 12/13/01 having reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
10/28/2003U.S. v. Marcus Thurmon; Count 1-distribution of cocaine base (at least 5 grams); GUILTY on Count 1
10/28/2003U.S. v. Travis Ziesman; Count 1-manufacturing or aiding and abetting the manufacture of methamphetamine; Count 2-making a false statement to a law enforcement officer; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
10/17/2003U.S. v. Allan Dimarco; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Count 5-distribution of methamphetamine on or about 12/18/02; Count 7-distribution of methamphetamine on or about 1/8/03; Count 12-distribution of methamphetamine on or about 2/14/03; Count 13-possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute; GUILTY on Counts 1, 5, 7, 12 and 13
10/03/2003U.S. v. Michael Welp; Count 1-distribution of pseudoephedrine having reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of pseudoephedrine having reasonable cause to believe it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; GUILTY on Count 1
10/01/2003U.S. v. Billy Gene Howard; Count 1-having been convicted of one or more crimes punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly receive and possess in and affecting commerce, one or more firearms; Count 2-knowingly receive, possess, conceal and store stolen firearms, which firearms had previously had been transported in interstate commerce; Count 3-possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of methamphetamine; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
09/17/2003U.S. v. Misael Ortiz; Count 1-conspiracy to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana; Count 3-possession with intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more but less than 100 kilograms of marijuana; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 3
07/22/2003U.S. v. Ann Ellefson; Count 1-knowingly and intentionally distributing and aiding and abetting the distribution of 2,887 pseudoephedrine pills, a list I chemical, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Count 2-knowingly and intentionally possessing with intent to distribute, and aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute approximately 260.5 grams of cocaine; Count 3-knowingly and intentionally possessing methamphetamine and marijuana; GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3
04/25/2003U.S. v. Diana Urrutia Garcia Dela Cadena; Count 1-committed or aid and abetted the commission of the crime of possession of 20 kilograms of cocaine with intent to distribute it; GUILTY on Count 1
02/12/2003U.S. v. Eddie Denton; Count 1-from at least early 1996 and continuing through at least December 2001, defendant conspired to commit five separate offenses against U.S.: (1) distribution of 50 grams or more of crack cocaine; (2) distribution of 500 grams or more of cocaine; (3) distribution of mixture containing a detectable amount of marijuana; (4) distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 ft. of a playground (Sullivan Park); and (5) distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 ft of a playground (Highland Park); GUILTY on Count 1
02/06/2003U.S. v. Shawn Drinnon; Count 1-between about 1997 and March 2001, the defendant did conspire to (1) manufacture 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine and 500 grams or more of a mixture containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; and (2) to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine; GUILTY on Count 1
02/03/2003U.S. v. Ture Dontize Morrow; Count 1-on or about 8/23/02, the defendant did knowingly and unlawfully possess a firearm after having been previously convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year; Count 2-on or about 8/23/02, the defendant did knowingly and unlawfully possess a firearm after having been previously convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
01/29/2003U.S. v. Robert Harry Cleveland; Count 1-between about 1997 and about 2001, the defendant did knowingly and unlawfully combine, conspire, confederate and agree, with others known and unknown to the grand jury, to commit the following offenses: (1) manufacture and attempt to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, and (2) to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; GUILTY on Count 1
01/16/2003U.S. v. David Mickelson and Paul Finn; Count 1-between about 1999 and 2001, Mickelson and Finn knowingly conspired to (1) manufacture 500 grams or more of a subtance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; and (2) distribute pseudoephedrine, having reasonable cause to believe that the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine; Defendants GUILTY on Count 1
01/14/2003U.S. v. Jaoquin David Caballero; Count 1-beginning on or about March 2002 and continuing through at least April 2002, Caballero did knowingly conspire with others to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine; Count 4-on or about 4/26/02, Caballero did knowingly distribute and aid and abet distribution of approximately 218.93 grams of a substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine; GUILTY on Counts 1 and 4
12/05/2002U.S. v. Anthony Brathwaite; Count 1-false testimony to an FBI Agent; Count 2-attempt to persuade witness to testify falsely before a federal grand jury; NOT GUILTY on Counts 1 and 2
12/03/2002U.S. v. Deon Harris; Counts 1, 2-possession with intent to distribute heroin (7.54 grams and 2.87 grams); Count 3-possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack cocaine) (4.7 grams w/i 1,000 feet of school); GUILTY on Counts 1, 2 and 3






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