United States v. McGowan

 

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10/28/2014CourtDefendant Early’s Exhibit List Exhibits Admitted into Evidence During Trial as to Defendant Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/28/2014CourtGovernment’s Exhibit List Exhibits Admitted into Evidence During Trial as to Defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/27/2014CourtReceipt for Returned Exhibits as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/27/2014CourtVerdict as to Ulysses Simpson Grant Early IV (3) Not Guilty on Count 6.
10/27/2014DefendantJury Notes as to Ryan McGowan Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: We are unable to reach an agreement on 7 of the 8 verdicts. There are firm beliefs on both sides.
10/27/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 15) / DELIBERATIONS – TRIAL COMPLETED as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/27/2014. The Court met with the parties regarding a note from the jury indicating that they were unable to reach an agreement on 7 of the 8 verdicts, and that there are firm beliefs on both sides. The Court had the verdict as to the one count read into the record, and the jury reached a unanimous as to Defendant Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, and found Defendant Not Guilty as to Count 6 of the Indictment (the only charged count as to this defendant). The jury informed the Court that they were deadlocked on the remaining counts. The Court declared a mistrial on Counts 1 and 2 as to Defendant Ryan McGowan, and a mistrial on Counts 2-6 as to Defendant Robert Snellings. A Status Conference for Defendants Ryan McGowan and Robert Snellings is SET for 11/20/2014 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Time is Excluded under Local Code T4 until 11/20/2014. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/24/2014CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 14) / JURY DELIBERATIONS as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/24/2014. Jury continued with deliberations. The Court conferred with the parties regarding a jury note and the Court instructed the jury regarding the note. Jury Deliberations CONTINUED to 10/27/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/24/2014CourtJury Note – the jury requests the following.
10/23/2014CourtJury Instructions
10/23/2014CourtJury Note (10/23/2014 @ 1:25 PM) – Request by Jury to have copy of Indictment.
10/22/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 13) / JURY DELIBERATIONS as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/23/2014. The Court instructed the jury, and the jury began deliberations. Jury Trial/Jury Deliberations CONTINUED to 10/24/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/22/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 12) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/22/2014. Defendants McGowan and Early renewed their Rule 29 Motion, and for the reasons stated on the record, the motions were denied. (All parties officially rested). Closing arguments presented. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/23/2014 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/22/2014DefendantRenewed Morion for Judgment of Acquittal by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/21/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 11) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/21/2014. Continued with testimony from Special Agent Sara Lewis. Defendant Early called defendant/witness Ulysses Early, sworn and testified. Defendant Early provisionally rested. The Court held a second jury instruction conference with the parties. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/22/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/20/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 10) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/20/2014. Defendant McGowan rested. Defendant Snellings called witness/defendant Robert Snellings, sworn and testified. Defendant Snellings rested. Defendant Early called witness Special Agent Sara Lewis, sworn and testified. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/21/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
10/20/2014CourtTranscript Request for proceedings held on 10/15/2014 before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
10/19/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions (Supplemental # 2) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/17/2014DefendantObjection by Ryan McGowan to government’s Proposed Jury Instruction re Count 1.
10/17/2014PlaintiffProposed Additional Jury Instructions by USA.
10/16/2014CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY INSTRUCTION CONFERENCE as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/16/2014. The Court reviewed jury instructions with the parties, and the Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/20/2014 at 9:00 AM. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter Not Present.
10/16/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV
10/16/2014PlaintiffTranscript Request by USA for proceedings held on 10/6/14 before Judge Troy L Nunley.
10/15/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 9) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/15/2014. Defendant McGowan called witness Mark Halcon sworn and testified. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/20/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. In Court Hearing re Jury Instructions set for 10/16/2014 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/14/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (Day 8) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/14/2014. Continued with testimony from Christopher Kjellberg. Government called witnesses Amber Wong and Thomas Koontz. Government rested. Defendant McGowan called witnesses Danny Lee, Alan Mar, Raymond Collado, Dick Mah. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/15/2014 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
10/11/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Ryan McGowan as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
10/10/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 7) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/10/2014. Continued with testimony from Brent Gentilcore. Government called witness Christopher Kjellberg, sworn and testified. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/14/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
10/10/2014PlaintiffAmended Exhibit List by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu. (Wong, William) Modified on 10/10/2014.
10/10/2014PlaintiffRequest for Judicial Notice by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (Exhibit 1, Exhibit 2, Exhibit 3, Exhibit 4)(Kilmer, Donald) Modified on 10/10/2014.
10/10/2014DefendantMotion for Judgment of Acquittal by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/09/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Ryan McGowan.
10/08/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 6) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/8/2014. Continued with testimony from Dennis Larko. Government called witnesses Thomas Higgins, Deputy Darryl Deguzman, William Preparos, Christopher Lenert, and Brent Gentilcore. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/10/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/08/2014PlaintiffAmended Exhibit List by USA
10/07/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 5) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/7/2014. Continued with testimony from Tom Koontz. Government called witnesses Theodore Cervelli, Darren Marcus, Isaac Botello, Carl Bartlett, Thomas Lu, and Dennis Larko. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/8/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
10/07/2014DefendantTranscript Request for proceedings held on Oct 1, 2014 before Judge Nunley.
10/06/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 4) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/6/2014. Continued with testimony from Tehran Palmer, and witness excused. Government called witnesses Matt Goodearl, Sixto Balagas, Eric Bjorkquist, Bhupinder Karrha, Ricky Chan and Tom Koontz. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/7/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
10/04/2014PlaintiffTranscript Request for proceedings held on 8/28/2014, 10/1/2014 before Judge Nunley.
10/01/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 3) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 10/1/2014. Opening Statements; Government called witnesses Blake Graham, Donald Leong, and Tehran Palmer. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/6/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard (Krueger, M) (Main Document 181 replaced on 10/2/2014) (Krueger, M).
10/01/2014PlaintiffStipulation of the Parties by USA.
10/01/2014DefendantNotice of Offer of Proof Re: Entrapment by Estoppel.
9/30/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 2) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV (3) held on 9/30/2014. Continued with voir dire and peremptory challenges. Jury selected and sworn. Jury Trial CONTINUED to 10/1/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
9/29/2014CourtMinutes for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: JURY TRIAL (DAY 1) as to Ryan McGowan (1), Robert Snellings (2), and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early IV (3) held on 9/29/2014. The Court heard oral arguments on the parties’ motions in limine, and the motions were granted and/or denied as stated on the record. Jury Selection began and CONTINUED to 9/30/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody. Court Reporter: Diane Shepard.
9/28/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/28/2014DefendantProposed Verdict submitted by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/28/2014DefendantExhibit List by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/28/2014DefendantNotice Statement of the Case
9/27/2014DefendantExhibit List by Robert McGowan as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/26/2014PlaintiffExhibit List by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/26/2014DefendantWitness List by Ryan McGowan as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/24/2014PlaintiffProposed Amended Jury Instructions by USA
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Joint Statement of Case by Robert McGowan
9/22/2014DefendantTrial Brief by Robert McGowan
9/22/2014DefendantExhibit List by Robert McGowan
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Robert McGowan
9/22/2014DefendantWitness List by Robert McGowan
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Voir Dire by Ryan McGowan.
9/22/2014PlaintiffProposed Jury Instructions by USA
9/22/2014PlaintiffVerdict Form submitted by USA as to Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014PlaintiffGovernment’s Exhibit List by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/22/2014PlaintiffWitness List by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/22/2014PlaintiffTrial Brief by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/22/2014DefendantReply Brief to Motions in Limine by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Voir Dire by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014DefendantWitness List by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Verdict submitted by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014DefendantExhibit List by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014DefendantProposed Jury Instructions by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/22/2014PlaintiffGovernment’s Proposed Joint Statement of the Case,(Anderson Michael) Modified on 9/23/2014 (Mena-Sanchez, L).
9/22/2014PlaintiffProposed Voir Dire by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
9/15/2014DefendantOpposition to Motion in Limine by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
9/15/2014PlaintiffResponses to Motions in Limine as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu by USA.
9/12/2014PlaintiffNotice of Intent to Call an Expert Witness by USA.
9/12/2014PlaintiffNotice of Intent to Introduce Evidence pursuant to Federal Rules of Evidence, Rule 404(B) as to Ryan McGowan by USA.
9/08/2014DefendantNotices of Defenses
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine by Ryan McGowan. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine #5 (Exclude Characteristics of Firearms) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine #4 (To Exclude Evidence that Guns were Used in Subsequent Crimes) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine #3 (Exclude State Case Filing) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine #2 (Exclude Witnesses) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine #1 (Affirmative Defense Evidence) by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantMotion in Limine by Robert Snellings. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014PlaintiffMotion in Limine by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu. Motion Hearing set for 9/29/2014 at 09:30 AM before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
9/08/2014DefendantCorrected Supplemental Notice
9/08/2014DefendantNotice (Supplemental) or Affirmative Defenses
8/28/2014CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: TRIAL CONFIRMATION and MOTION HEARING as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 8/28/2014. The Court heard oral argument on Defendants’ Motions, and for the reasons stated on the record, Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss and for Bill of Particulars (ECF No. 108 , 110 and 111 ) are DENIED. The Jury Trial set for 9/29/2014 at 9:00 AM in CONFIRMED. The parties shall file their Trial Briefs, Joint Statement of the Case, Proposed Jury Instructions, Proposed Verdict Form, Proposed Voir Dire, and Witness and Exhibit Lists no later than 9/22/2014. Motions in Limine are due by 9/8/2014, with Oppositions due by 9/15/2014, and Replies due by 9/22/2014. Time previously excluded under Local Codes T2 and T4 up until the trial date of 9/29/2014. Government Counsel: William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel: Chris Cosca-1, James Goodwin-2, and Donald Kilmer-3 present. Custody Status: All Present/Out of Custody.
8/25/2014DefendantReply by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV to response.
8/22/2014CourtNotice to Produce at Trial
8/21/2014DefendantOpposition by USA to MOTION to DISMISS for Selective Prosecution, MOTION for BILL of PARTICULARS, MOTION to DISMISS
8/11/2014DefendantAmended Joinder filed by Robert Snellings to MOTION to DISMISS, and MOTION for BILL of PARTICULARS.
8/11/2014DefendantStipulation and Order Signed by District Judge Troy L. Nunley on 8/8/14 ORDERING Motions Hearing previouly set for 8/14/14 are CONTINUED to 8/28/14 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. Excludable T4 Start: 8/14/14 Stop: 9/29/14
8/10/2014DefendantJoinder in. Defendant Early’s Motion to Dismiss.
8/08/2014DefendantStipulation and Proposed Order for Rescheduling Motions Hearing to August 28, 2014, and Setting Briefing Schedule.
7/30/2014DefendantMotion to Dismiss for Selective Prosecution by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 8/14/2014 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
7/30/2014DefendantMotion for Bill of Particulars by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 8/14/2014 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
7/30/2014DefendantDeclaration of Donald Kilmer, Attorney for Early in re Motion to Dismiss
 7/30/2014 DefendantMotion to Dismiss by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. Motion Hearing set for 8/14/2014 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
 7/02/2014 DefendantStipulation and Proposed Order for Early Unsupervised Release by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
 6/27/2014 DefendantNotice of U.S. Supreme Court Decision in U.S. v. Abramski by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
 12/05/2013 DefendantStipulation and Order to Vacate and Reset Trial Dates and Exclude Time Periods as to defendants Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Robert Snellings, and Ryan McGowan signed by District Judge Troy L. Nunley on 12/4/13. Jury Trial date is CONTINUED to 9/29/2014 at 09:00 AM. Trial Confirmation Hearing is CONTINUED to 8/28/2014 at 09:30 AM. Motions in Limine Hearing date is CONTINUED to 9/18/2014 at 09:30 AM.
12/04/2013 DefendantStipulation and Proposed Order for Exclusion of Time and to Vacate and Reset Trial Date by Ryan McGowan.
10/30/2013 CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before District Judge Troy L. Nunley: MOTION HEARING and STATUS CONFERENCE as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 10/31/2013:
Without objection from the Government, the Court GRANTS Defendants’ Motion to Continue the Trial 98 . The Jury Trial set for 12/2/2013 is VACATED and RESET for 8/4/2014 at 9:00 AM, with a Trial Confirmation Hearing set for 7/10/2014 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley. The Motions in Limine Hearing set for 11/21/2013 is VACATED and RESET for 7/25/2014 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L.
Nunley. The parties will be submitting to the Court a proposed briefing schedule for Defendants’ pending Motions to Dismiss.
 10/30/2013PlaintiffReply/Response to Defendant Early’s Motion To Vacate Trial by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu.
 10/25/2013DefendantMotion to Continue Trial, Exclude Time and Set Status Conference
 10/14/2013DefendantJoinder in Motion to Dismiss
 10/10/2013DefendantMotion to Dismiss for Selective Vindictive Prosecution by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV as to Ryan McGowan,
Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu. Motion Hearing set for 10/31/2013 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
CourtDeclaration of Donald Kilmer in Support of Motion to Dismiss
 10/10/2013DefendantMotion to Dismiss by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu. Motion Hearing set for 10/31/2013 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 2 (TLN) before District Judge Troy L. Nunley.
CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan re: DEFT EARLY’S MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY. All parties present. Arguments heard. The Court ordered the Govt to prepare a summary order of the proceedings for review and signature. Government Counsel William Wong and Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel Donald Kilmer and James Goodwin present. Custody Status: Deft Early appearing out of custody.
 4/04/2013CourtWaiver of Personal Appearance
 4/04/2013CourtOrder by Chief Judge Morrison C. England, Jr: Due to the appointment of *District Judge Troy L. Nunley* to the bench of the Eastern District, this action is reassigned from District Judge *Lawrence K. Karlton* for all further proceedings.
 4/02/2013DefendantReply Memorandum by Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Re: motion to compel discovery.
 3/28/2013PlaintiffOpposition to Defendant Early’s Motion to Compel Discovery
 3/28/2013PlaintiffStipulation and Proposed Order for Changing Filing Date by the Government by USA
 3/27/2013PlaintiffStipulation and Proposed Order for Continuing Discovery Hearing as to Defendent Early and Excluding Time by
USA.
 3/12/2013CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 3/12/2013. Further Status
Conference set for 5/29/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. **Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable E (pending motions) Start: 03/12/2013 Stop: 04/09/2013. Excludable T4 Start: 03/12/2013 Stop: 05/29/2013. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel William Wong present. Defense Counsel Christopher Cosca, James Jeffries Goodwin, Donald Kilmer, Jr. present. Custody Status: Defendants Robert Snellings and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV Present/Not in custody; Defendant Ryan McGowan Not present/Waiver of Personal Appearance on file. Court Reporter: D. Shepard.
 2/28/2013CourtCLERK’S NOTICE of DOCKET CORRECTION Stipulation and Order: Motion hearing erroneously set before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Hearing set on 4/9/13 at 2:00 p.m. before Magistrate Judge Edmond F. Brennan.
 2/28/2013CourtStipulation and Order signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on 2/27/13 CONTINUING Discovery Hearing. MOTION to COMPEL to 4/9/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Responses due by 3/26/2013, Replies due by 4/2/2013. Status Conference set for 3/12/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton.
1/11/2013CourtOrder After Hearing signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on January 11, 2013 as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV. The Government shall notify defense counsel as to what requested discovery items the government will voluntarily make available by 01/15/2013; Defendants’ discovery motion due by 02/12/2013; Government Responses due by 2/26/2013. Replies due by 3/5/2013. Motion Hearing set for 3/12/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton.
1/08/2013CourtProposed Order re Continuing Status Conference to March 12, 2013, Setting Briefing Schedule, and Excluding Time by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
1/08/2013CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 1/8/2013. Government shall
have until 01/15/2013 re discovery disclosures. Defense motion(s) to compel due by 02/12/2013; Government Responses due by 2/26/2013. Replies due by 3/5/2013. Motion Hearing set for 3/12/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. **Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable E, T4 Start: 1/08/2013 Stop: 03/12/2013. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel William Wong, Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel Christopher Cosca, James Jeffries
Goodwin, Donald Kilmer, Jr. present. Custody Status: Defendants Robert Snellings and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Present/Not in custody; Defendant McGowan Not present/Waiver of Personal Appearance on file.
1/07/2013CourtOrder After Hearing signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on January 7, 2013 as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early. Further Status Conference set for 1/8/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton
1/04/2013CourtProposed Order re Continuing Status Conference to January 8, 2013, and Finding Excludable Time by USA
as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
11/30/2012CourtCJA 20 Appointing Attorney signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on 8/27/2012 Attorney Chris R. Cosca for defendant Ryan McGowan.
11/26/2012DefendantProposed Order for Substitution of Attorney
11/16/2012DefendantNotice (Substitution) of Attorney Donald E. J. Kilmer, Jr. on behalf of Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
10/10/2012CourtOrder signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on 10/9/2012 GRANTING Waiver of Appearance as to Ryan McGowan
10/10/2012CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 10/10/2012. Further Status
Conference set for 1/8/2013 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. **Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable T4 Start: 10/10/2013 Stop: 01/08/2013. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel Michael Anderson, William Wong present. Defense Counsel Christopher Cosca, James Jeffries Goodwin, Ralph Hughes present. Custody Status: Defendants Robert Snelling and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Present/Not in custody; Defendant Ryan McGown not present/Waiver of Personal Appearance on file.
10/07/2012CourtWaiver of Personal Appearance and Proposed Order by Ryan McGowan.
9/10/2012CourtOrder After Hearing signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on September 7, 2012 as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV re 45 . Further Status Conference as to all defendants set for 10/10/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton.
9/05/2012PlaintiffProposed Order by USA continuing Status Conference and excluding time to 10/10/2012 as to defendants McGowen, Snellings, and Early.
8/28/2012CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, held on 8/28/2012. William
Portanova’s request to be relieved as counsel for defendant Ryan McGowan is GRANTED. Attorney Christopher Cosca is appointed to represent defendant Ryan McGowan. Status of Counsel, as to defendant Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, set for 09/05/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Further Status Conference as to all defendants set for 10/10/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. **Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable
T4 Start: 08/28/2012 Stop: 10/10/2012. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel Michael Anderson, William Wong present. Defense Counsel William Portanova, James Jeffries Goodwin, Donald Kilmer, Jr., present. Custody Status: Present/Not in custody. Court Reporter: K. O’Halloran.
7/19/2012CourtOrder After Hearing signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on July 19, 2012 as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV re 36 . Further Status Conference set for 8/28/2012 at 09:15 AM i n Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton.
7/10/2012CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 7/10/2012. Further Status Conference set for 8/28/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable T4 Start: 07/10/2012 Stop: 08/28/2012. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel William Portanova, James Jeffries Goodwin, Donald Kilmer, Jr. present. Custody Status: Present/Not in custody. Court Reporter: D. Shepard. (Rivas, A) (Entered: 07/11/2012)
7/10/2012CourtPROPOSED ORDER re Continuing Status Conference to August 28, 2012 and Excluding Time by USA as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV.
7/10/2012 CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton: STATUS CONFERENCE as to defendants Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV held on 7/10/2012. Further Status Conference set for 8/28/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Excludable started as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV: Excludable T4 Start: 07/10/2012 Stop: 08/28/2012. AUSA to prepare a formal order. Government Counsel Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel William Portanova, James Jeffries Goodwin, Donald Kilmer, Jr. present. Custody Status: Present/Not in custody. Court Reporter: D. Shepard
 7/10/2012PlaintiffProposed Order Continuing Status Conference and Excluding Time
 6/26/2012CourtCOLLATERAL RECEIVED as to Robert Snellings: Passport from Robert Warren Snellings, Jr, 057155465
  6/25/2012CourtArrest Warrant Returned as to Robert Snellings
  6/22/2012CourtOrder For Release of Person In Custody as to Robert Senllings
 6/22/2012CourtSpecial Conditions of Release as to Robert Snellings
  6/22/2012CourtOrder Re Discovery and Exhibits as to Robert Snellings
 6/22/2012CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows: INITIAL APPEARANCE as to Robert Snellings held on 6/22/2012. Attorney James Jeffries Goodwin for Robert Snellings added. DETENTION HEARING as to Robert Snellings, the Government does not object to release. The defendant is ordered released on a $50,000.00 unsecured bond co-signed by Debra Snellings. The defendant is also released on pretrial conditions as stated on the record. The defendant is advised of the penalties for failure to appear and ordered to read and sign the Notice to the Defendant Being Released before leaving the courtroom. ARRAIGNMENT as to Robert Snellings (2) Count 2-6 held on 6/22/2012. NOT GUILTY PLEA ENTERED. Attorney James Jeffries Goodwin for Robert Snellings added. T4 Start: 06/22/2012 Stop: 07/10/2012. Status Conference set for 7/10/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Government Counsel Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel J. Jeffries Goodwin present. Custody Status: In Custody. Court Reporter/CD Number: 1 of 1
6/4/2012CourtSpecial Conditions of Release Re Ryan McGowan
 6/1/2012 CourtOrder for Release as to Ryan McGowan signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan
 6/1/2012 CourtNOTICE to DEFENDANT BEING RELEASED as to Ryan McGowan
 6/1/2012 DefendantUNSECURED APPEARANCE BOND POSTED as to Ryan McGowan in amount of $50,000
6/1/2012CourtORDER for RELEASE as to Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan
6/1/2012 CourtNOTICE to DEFENDANT BEING RELEASED as to Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV
 6/1/2012 DefendantUnsecured Appearance Bond as to Ulysses Simpson Grant Early
6/1/2012PlaintiffOrder for Partially Unsealing Search Warrant and Related Documents
6/1/2012  CourtOrder Re Discovery & Exhibits
 6/1/2012 CourtMINUTES (Text Only) for INITIAL APPEARANCE and ARRAIGNMENT as to Ryan McGowan (1) and Ulysses Simpson Grant Early IV (3) held on 6/1/2012 before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan: All parties present. Mr. Portanova made his appearance as retained counsel for deft Mc Gowan. Mr. Kilmer made his appearance as retained counsel for deft Early. The Court advised both defts of their rights and the pending charges. A not guilty plea was entered with a jury trial demand by each deft. The Govt did not move for the detention of either deft. The Court ordered deft Mc Gowan released on a co-signed $50,000 unsecured bond and under the conditions as stated on the record. The Court ordered deft Early released on a co-signed $25,000 unsecured bond and under the conditions as stated on the record. At the request of both counsel, a Status Conference was ordered set for 7/10/2012 at 09:15 AM in Courtroom 4 (LKK) before Judge Lawrence K. Karlton. Defense counsel moved for a finding of excludable time. No objection by the Govt. So ordered. XT4 Start: 06/01/12 Stop: 07/10/12. Government Counsel Michael Anderson present. Defense Counsel William Portanova and Donald Kilmer present. Custody Status: both defts out of custody
 6/1/2012 CourtCOLLATERAL RECEIVED as to Ryan McGowan: Passport from U.S. Pretrial Services, 310857102
 6/1/2012CourtMemorandum Setting Arraignment
 6/1/2012 PlaintiffOrder For Unsealing Indictment
 6/1/2012  PlaintiffApplication for Unsealing Indictment
 6/1/2012CourtSEALED:*AMENDED* SUMMONS as to *Thomas Lu* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *-* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *922* re *ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEALING IN FIREARMS WITHOUT A LICENSE* Arraignment set for 6/1/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 24 (EFB) before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan
 6/1/2012 CourtSEALED:*AMENDED* SUMMONS as to *Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *-* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *922* re *ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEALING IN FIREARMS WITHOUT A LICENSE* Arraignment set for 6/1/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 24 (EFB) before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan
 6/1/2012 CourtSEALED: *AMENDED* SUMMONS as to *Ryan McGowan* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *-* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *922* re *ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEALING IN FIREARMS WITHOUT A LICENSE*aArraignment set for 6/1/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 24 (EFB) before Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan
  5/31/2012 CourtSEALED:** SUMMONS as to *Thomas Lu* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *–* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *922* re *ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEALING IN FIREARMS WITHOUT A LICENSE* Arraignment set for 6/22/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 9 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows
  5/31/2012 CourtSEALED: ** SUMMONS as to *Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *-* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *371* re *CONSPIRACY TO MAKE A FALSE STATEMENT WITH RESPECT TO FIREARM RECORDS* Arraignment set for 6/22/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 9 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows
  5/31/2012CourtSEALED: ** SUMMONS as to *Ryan McGowan* *Street Address xxxxxxxxx* *-* *-*. Charging Document: Indictment Title *18* Section *922* re *ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF DEALING IN FIREARMS WITHOUT A LICENSE* Arraignment set for 6/22/2012 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 9 (GGH) before Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows
  5/31/2012CourtSealing Order
  5/31/2012 PlaintiffOrder to Seal
  5/31/2012PlaintiffPetition to Seal Indictment
  5/31/2012CourtSEALED: AO257 (Sealed) as to Ryan McGowan, Robert Snellings, Ulysses Simpson Grant Early, IV, Thomas Lu
  5/31/2012PlaintiffIndictment