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United States District Court
Northern District of Illinois - CM/ECF LIVE, Ver 2.4 (Chicago)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:02-cr-01050-ALL

This Page Last revised 01/19/2006


Case title: USA v. Calabrese, et al

Date Filed: 10/30/2002

Assigned to: Hon. James B. Zagel

Defendant
Nicholas W Calabrese (1)

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS
(1)
   
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1s)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
James Marcello (2) represented by Marc William Martin
Marc W. Martin, Ltd.
53 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1420
Chicago, IL 60604
(312)408-1111
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(2)
   
OBSTRUCTION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(3)
   
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(9)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Joseph Lombardo (3)
also known as
The Clown (3)
also known as
Lumpy (3)
also known as
Lumbo (3)

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Frank Calabrese, Sr (4) represented by Joseph R. Lopez
Joseph R. Lopez, Ltd.
The Manadnock Building
53 West Jackson
Suite 1102
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 922-2001
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREAT OR VIOLENCE AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(4)
   
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(5)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Frank Schweihs (5)
also known as
The German (5)

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREAT OR VIOLENCE AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(6)
   
COLLECTION OF CREDIT BY EXTORTION AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(7)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Frank Saladino (6)
also known as
Gumba (6)

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Paul Schiro (7)
also known as
The Indian (7)
represented by Paul Augustus Wagner
Attorney at Law
321 South Plymouth Court
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 913-1145
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Michael Marcello (8)
also known as
Mickey (8)
represented by Alexander M. Salerno
Law Offices of Alexander M. Salerno
6447 West Cermak
Suite #3
Berwyn, IL 60402
(708) 484-0909
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(2)
   
OBSTRUCTION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(3)
   
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(9)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Nicholas Ferriola (9) represented by Edmund Peter Wanderling
Attorney at Law
6447 West Cermak Road
Berwyn, IL 60402
(708) 484-3800
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREAT OR VIOLENCE AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(4)
   
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(5)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Anthony Doyle (10)
also known as
Twan (10)
represented by Joseph Vincent Roddy
Law Office of Joseph V. Roddy
77 West Washington Street
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 368-8220
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Michael Ricci (11) represented by John A. Meyer
Law Offices of John A. Meyer
20 South Clark Street
Suite 2210
Chicago, IL 60603-1805
(312) 346-9000
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
EXTORTION, RACKETEERING, AND THREATS AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(1)
   
STATEMENTS OR ENTRIES GENERALLY
(8)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Thomas Johnson (12) represented by Keri A Ambrosio
Law Offices of Keri Ambrosio
53 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1627
Chicago, IL 60604
(312)788-1598
Email: kambrosio@sbcglobal.net
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(2)
   
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(9)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Joseph Venezia (13) represented by Edmund Peter Wanderling
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(2)
   
CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES
(9)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None

Assigned to: Honorable James B. Zagel

Defendant
Dennis Johnson (14) represented by Keri A Ambrosio
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts
 
Disposition
ILLEGAL GAMBLING AND 18:2 AID AND ABET
(2)
   

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts
 
Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints
 
Disposition
None


Plaintiff
United States of America represented by John Joseph Scully
United States Attorney's Office
219 South Dearborn Street
Suite 4400
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 353-5300
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Pretrial Services
.
435-5545
Email: ilnptdb_Court_Action_Notice@ilnpt.uscourts.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

 

Date Filed

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Docket Text

10/30/2002 1 INFORMATION as to Nicholas W Calabrese (1) count(s) 1 (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/30/2002 2 DESIGNATION Sheet: FELONY (Category 2). (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/30/2002 3 MINUTE entry before Judge Charles P. Kocoras : Government's agreed motion to seal the information is granted. Copies of the information may be provided to an appropriate representative of the US Bureau of Prisons as necessary to effectuate the continued custody of the named defendant. The Clerk of Court shall notify counsel for the US Attorney's Office as to which District Court Judge has been assigned the instant case, and provide to government counsel a filed stamped copy of the Information reflecting the criminal case number assigned, while otherwise maintaining the Information (and the entire file) under seal until further order of court. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/30/2002 4 ORDER as to Nicholas W Calabrese Signed by Judge Charles P. Kocoras on 10/30/02. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/31/2002 5 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Arraignment as to Nicholas W Calabrese held. Defendant enters plea of not guilty to the information. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/31/2002 6 WAIVER of indictment by Nicholas W Calabrese (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/31/2002 7 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Enter order of detention pending trial. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
10/31/2002 8 ORDER of Detention Pending Trial as to Nicholas W Calabrese Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 10/31/02. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/21/2005 9 FIRST SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT as to Nicholas W Calabrese (1) count(s) 1s, James Marcello (2) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 9, Joseph Lombardo (3) count(s) 1, Frank Calabrese, Sr (4) count(s) 1, 4, 5, Frank Schweihs (5) count(s) 1, 6, 7, Frank Saladino (6) count(s) 1, Paul Schiro (7) count(s) 1, Michael Marcello (8) count(s) 1, 2, 3, 9, Nicholas Ferriola (9) count(s) 1, 4, 5, Anthony Doyle (10) count(s) 1, Michael Ricci (11) count(s) 1, 8, Thomas Johnson (12) count(s) 2, 9, Joseph Venezia (13) count(s) 2, 9, Dennis Johnson (14) count(s) 2 (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/21/2005 10 MINUTE entry before Judge Sidney I. Schenkier : No bond set; detained by Judge as to Nicholas Calabrese. The Government will seek to have the defendants detained without bond pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142 as to Frank Calabrese Sr and Paul Schiro. To set preliminary bail at $50000.00 secured by 10 percent and that defendants be allowed to sign own recognizance bond as to Nicholas Perriola, Anthony Doyle and Michael Ricci. To set preliminary bail at $50000.00 secured by signature only as to Thomas Johnson, Joseph Venezia and Dennis Johnson. To issue bench warrant and the Government will seek to have the defendants detained without bond pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142 as to James Marcello, Joseph Lombardo, Frank Schweihs, Frank Saladino and Michael Marcello. The District Court Clerk's Office is directed to disclose to the Assistant U.S. Attorney assigned to this case for the government, the name of the Judge, Magistrate Judge, docket number assigned to this case and arrest warrants, in order to expedite arraignment of arrested defendants. This information is not to be disclosed to any other party and the indictment is to remain sealed until 4/25/05 at 10:00am or until further order of the Court. Do not seal arrest warrants. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/21/2005 11 DESIGNATION Sheet: FELONY (Category 3). (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/22/2005 12 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : The Clerk of Court is directed to provide a "Filed" stamped copy of the indictment to the Assistant United States Attorney assigned to this case for purposes of execution of a bench warrant. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/25/2005 13 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Arraignment as to Joseph Venezia, Nicholas Ferriola, Michael Ricci, Thomas Johnson and Dennis Johnson held. Rule conference deadline 5/2/2005. Status hearing set for 5/16/2005 at 11:30 AM. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(iv) from 4/25/05 to 5/16/05. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/25/2005 14 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Arraignment as to James Marcello and Michael Marcello held. Defendant enters plea of not guilty to the indictment. Rule conference deadline 5/2/05. Detention hearing set for 4/29/05 at 11:00am. Status hearing set for 5/16/05 at 11:30am. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 4/25/05 to 5/16/05. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 04/27/2005)
04/25/2005 15 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Dennis Johnson (14) $50,000.00 secured Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 4/25/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 16 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Thomas Johnson (12) $50,000.00 secured Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 4/25/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 17 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Nicholas Ferriola (9) $50,000 secured Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 4/25/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 18 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Joseph Venezia (13) $50,000 secured Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 4/25/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 19 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Michael Ricci (11) $50,000 secured Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 4/25/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 20 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Joseph Venezia by Edmund Peter Wanderling (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 21 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Michael Ricci by John A. Meyer (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 22 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Nicholas Ferriola by Edmund Peter Wanderling (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 23 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Michael Marcello by Alexander M. Salerno (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 24 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Frank Calabrese, Sr by Joseph R. Lopez (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 25 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant James Marcello by Marc William Martin (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/25/2005 30 FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT filed by Michael Ricci (emd, ) (Entered: 05/02/2005)
04/26/2005 26 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Dennis Johnson by Keri A Ambrosio (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/26/2005 27 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Thomas Johnson by Keri A Ambrosio (emd, ) (Entered: 04/28/2005)
04/28/2005 31 POSITION paper by James Marcello on pretrial release; Notice. (emd, ) (Entered: 05/02/2005)
04/29/2005 28 MOTION by Michael Marcello for pre-trial release (gma, ) (Entered: 05/02/2005)
04/29/2005 29 NOTICE of Motion by Alexander M. Salerno for presentment of MOTION by Michael Marcello for pre-trial release 28 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 4/29/2005 at 11:00 AM. (gma, ) (Entered: 05/02/2005)
04/29/2005 32 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Detention hearing as to James Marcello, Michael Marcello held and concluded. Evidence heard. Defendant's ordered detained pending trial. Findings of fact and conclusions to come. Status hearing set for 5/6/05 at 10:00am. Ordered time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 4/29/05 to 5/6/05. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 05/02/2005)
05/03/2005 33 DETENTION Order as to James Marcello, Michael Marcello Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on 5/3/05. (emd, ) (Entered: 05/03/2005)
05/03/2005 34 LETTER to Court from Joseph Lombardo. (emd, ) (Entered: 05/03/2005)
05/03/2005 35 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Court having received a letter from the defendant, Joseph Lombardo, via his attorney, on this date in open court, for the reasons stated in open court, bench warrant shall issue for the defendant's failure to appear for arraignment. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 05/04/2005)
05/05/2005 36 MEMORANDUM Opinion and Order as to James Marcello, Michael Marcello regarding testimony of victim at detention hearing. Signed by Judge James B. Zagel on May 5, 2005.Judicial staff mailed notice (drw, ) (Entered: 05/05/2005)
05/05/2005 37 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel, Frank Calabrese, Sr. : Arraignment set for 5/6/2005 at 10:00 AM. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 05/06/2005)
05/09/2005 38 NOTICE OF APPEAL by Michael Marcello regardin memorandum opinion and order36, order of detention33 Filing fee $ 255.00, receipt number 10421598 ;Notice of filing. (cdh, ) (Entered: 05/10/2005)
05/09/2005 39 DOCKETING statement by Michael Marcello regarding notice of appeal38 (cdh, ) (Entered: 05/10/2005)
05/09/2005 40 DESIGNATION of record on appeal by Michael Marcello regarding notice of appeal38 (cdh, ) (Entered: 05/10/2005)
05/09/2005 42 WARRANT returned executed as to Thomas Johnson on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 43 WARRANT returned executed as to Frank Saladino on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 44 WARRANT returned executed as to Michael Marcello on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 45 WARRANT returned executed as to James Marcello on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 46 WARRANT returned executed as to Nicholas Ferriola on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 47 WARRANT returned executed as to Anthony Doyle on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 48 WARRANT returned executed as to Dennis Johnson on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/09/2005 49 WARRANT returned executed as to Michael Ricci on 4/25/05 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/13/2005)
05/10/2005 41 Transmission of short record as to Michael Marcello to US Court of Appeals re notice of appeal38 (cdh, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 5/10/2005 (cdh, ). (Entered: 05/10/2005)
05/13/2005 50 NOTICE by government regarding tendered discovery; Notice.(amb, ) (Entered: 05/18/2005)
05/13/2005 51 NOTICE of docketing by USCA, case number as to Michael Marcello 05-2356 for notice of appeal38 (amb, ) (Entered: 05/19/2005)
05/16/2005 55 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Anthony Doyle : Arraignment held. Defendant enters plea of not guilty to the indictment. Status hearing set for 7/18/05 at 10:30 a.m. Same bond to stand as bond set in proceedings in Arizona. Attorney Joseph V. Roddy is given leave to appear for this proceedings and until 6/6/05 when a determination on his continued representation will be made. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161 (h)(8)(B)(iv) from 5/16/05 to 7/18/05. No notices required, advised in open court. (las, ) (Entered: 05/27/2005)
05/16/2005 56 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to defendants Nicholas Ferriola, Michael Ricci, Thomas Johnson, Joseph Venezia and Dennis Johnson: Status hearing held and continued to 7/18/05 at 10:30 a.m. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161 (h)(8)(B)(iv) from 5/16/05 to 7/18/05. No notice required, advised in open court. (las, ) (Entered: 05/27/2005)
05/18/2005 52 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Paul Schiro by Paul Augustus Wagner. (amb, ) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
05/18/2005 53 FINANCIAL AFFIDAVIT of Paul Schiro. (amb, ) (Entered: 05/23/2005)
05/20/2005 54 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Nicholas W. Calabrese: Arraignment held. Defendant enters plea of not guilty to the indictment. Status hearing set for 7/18/05 at 10:30 a.m. Defendant's presence is waived by agreement of the parties. Order time excluded pursuant to 18: 3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 5/20/05 to 7/18/05. Mailed notice (las, ) (Entered: 05/25/2005)
05/26/2005 57 RULE 5(c)(3) Documents Received as to Anthony Doyle from District of Arizona, Phoenix. (emd, ) (Entered: 06/01/2005)
06/02/2005 60 SECOND SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT as to Nicholas W Calabrese (1) count(s) 1ss, James Marcello (2) count(s) 1s, 2s, 3s, 9s, Joseph Lombardo (3) count(s) 1s, Frank Calabrese, Sr (4) count(s) 1s, 4s, 5s, Frank Schweihs (5) count(s) 1s, 6s, 7s, Paul Schiro (7) count(s) 1s, Michael Marcello (8) count(s) 1s, 2s, 3s, 9s, Nicholas Ferriola (9) count(s) 1s, 4s, 5s, Anthony Doyle (10) count(s) 1s, Michael Ricci (11) count(s) 1s, 8s, Thomas Johnson (12) count(s) 2s, 9s, Joseph Venezia (13) count(s) 2s, 9s, Dennis Johnson (14) count(s) 2s (emd, ) (Entered: 06/06/2005)
06/02/2005 61 MINUTE entry before Judge Geraldine Soat Brown : Detention order previously issued in 02 cr 1050 to stand as to Nicholas Calabrese, James Marcello, Frank Calabrese, Paul Schiro and Michael Marcello. Bond set in 02 cr 1050 to stand as bond in this instance as to Nicholas Ferriola, Anthony Doyle, Michael Ricci, Thomas Johnson, Joseph Venezia, and Dennis Johnson. Bench warrant issued on 5/3/05; defendant Joseph Lombardo is a fugitive. The government will seek to have the defendant detained without bond pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142. Bench warrant issued on 4/22/05; defendant Frank Schweihs is a fugitive. The government will seek to have the defendant detained without bond pursuant to Title 18, United States Code, Section 3142. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 06/06/2005)
06/02/2005 62 DESIGNATION Sheet: FELONY (Category 3). (emd, ) (Entered: 06/06/2005)
06/06/2005 63 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status Hearing as to Anthony Doyle held. Defendant's oral motion for appointment of counsel from the Federal Defender Panel is granted. The appearance of Joseph Roddy Vincent is withdrawn on the conditions stated in open court. Arraignment on the second superseding indictment set for 7/18/2005 at 10:30 AM. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(B)(iv) from 6/6/05 to 7/18/05. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 06/07/2005)
06/06/2005 64 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status Hearing as to Joseph Venezia held and continued to 7/18/05. Defendant retaining new counsel. Arraignment on second superseding indictment set for 7/18/2005 at 10:30 AM. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 6/6/05 to 7/18/05. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 06/07/2005)
06/06/2005 68 MOTION by movant, Charles N. Miceli, to appoint a federal defender program attorney to represent Charles N. Miceli. (emd, ) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
06/06/2005 69 NOTICE of motion and filing by movant Charles N. Miceli. (emd, ) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
06/08/2005 65 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Anthony Doyle by Gal Pissetzky, Ralph Eugene Meczyk (las, ) (Entered: 06/10/2005)
06/08/2005 66 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Joseph Lombardo by Richard A. Halprin (las, ) (Entered: 06/10/2005)
06/08/2005 70 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Attorney Rick Halprin's motion to appoint a federal defender program attorney to represent Charles N. Miceli 68 is denied for the reasons stated in open court. Exhibit 1 and 2 to the motion are stricken from the record. Mr. Miceli's motion for leave to file amicus curiae brief and the Amicus Curiae Brief received by the Court from Mr. Miceli are denied and stricken and shall be returned to Mr. Miceli for the reasons stated in open court. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 06/17/2005)
06/10/2005 71 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : The conditions of bond are hereby modified to allow the defendant travel outside the Northern District of Illinois to Madison, WI on June 10, 2005, for family reasons. No notice (drw, ) (Entered: 06/27/2005)
06/14/2005 67 CERTIFIED and transmitted the long record regarding notice of appeal 38 as to Michael Marcello to US Court of Appeals (USCA no. 05-2356) consisting of one volume of pleadings. (cdh, ) Additional attachment(s) added on 6/20/2005 (cdh, ). (Entered: 06/14/2005)
06/28/2005 72 MOTION by Nicholas Ferriola for permission to travel (gma, ) (Entered: 06/28/2005)
06/28/2005 73 NOTICE of Motion by Edmund Peter Wanderling for presentment of MOTION by Nicholas Ferriola for permission to travel 72 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 6/30/2005 at 10:15 AM. (gma, ) (Entered: 06/28/2005)
06/30/2005 74 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Defendant's motion for permission to travel to the Wisconsin Dells for the period of 7/5/05 through 7/10/05 is granted 72 as to Nicholas Ferriola. No notice (emd, ) (Entered: 07/01/2005)
07/11/2005 75 APPEAL record returned as to Michael Marcello: Consisting of one volume of pleadings for notice of appeal38 (las, ) (Entered: 07/14/2005)
07/11/2005 76 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to Michael Marcello, it is ordered that the motion for release pending trial is denied. Because this is an appeal from a pretrial detention order, this order terminates the appeal, and the mandate shall issue 38. (las, ) (Entered: 07/14/2005)
07/12/2005 77 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Michael Marcello by Catharine D. O'Daniel (las, ) (Entered: 07/14/2005)
07/14/2005 78 SECOND notice by United States of America regarding tendered discovery (Exhibits); Notice.(emd, ) (Entered: 07/18/2005)
07/14/2005 83 IN CAMERA SUBMISSION regarding potential conflicts of interest by United States of America as to all defendants (RESTRICTED)(kmt, ) (Entered: 07/21/2005)
07/18/2005 79 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Nicholas W Calabrese, Joseph Lombardo, Nicholas Ferriola, Joseph Venezia :Status hearing held and continued to 10/11/2005 at 10:00 a.m. Arraignment the second superseding indictment stayed until further order of court. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 7/18/2005 to 10/11/2005. Mailed notice (kmt, ) (Entered: 07/19/2005)
07/18/2005 80 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Paul Schiro, Joseph Venezia, James Marcello, Michael Marcello, Anthony Doyle, Thomas Johnson, Frank Calabrese Sr : Arraignment held and second superseding indictment. Defendants enter plea of not guilty to the second superseding indictment. Pretrial motion deadline extended to 11/4/2005. Government response deadline extended to 12/5/2005. Status hearing held and continued to 10/11/2005 at 10:00 a.m. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 7/18/05 to 12/5/2005. N No notice (kmt, ) (Entered: 07/19/2005)
07/18/2005 81 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Anthony Doyle : The appearance of Joseph V. Roddy is withdrawn. Attorney Ralph E. Meczyk is appointed to represent defendant Anthony Doyle. Defendant Doyle?s personal appearance for status hearings is waived until further order of court by agreement the parties. No notice (kmt, ) (Entered: 07/19/2005)
07/18/2005 82 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to James Marcello, Frank Calabrese : Counsel for defendants to submit position papers regarding potential representation conflict in camera by 8/1/2005. Government response position papers in camera due 8/15/2005. Evidentiary hearing set for 8/19/2005 at 10:30 a.m. Mailed notice (kmt, ) (Entered: 07/20/2005)
07/18/2005 84 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Anthony Doyle by Ralph Eugene Meczyk (kmt, ) (Entered: 07/21/2005)
07/18/2005 105 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Michael Ricci and Dennis Johnson : Status hearing held. Status hearing continued for 10/11/05 at 10:00 a.m. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 7/18/05 to 10/11/05. Mailed notice (las, ) (Entered: 10/12/2005)
08/01/2005 85 NOTICE by Richard A. Halprin of Change of Address (las, ) (Entered: 08/05/2005)
08/02/2005 86 SEALED Document (RESTRICTED). (emd, ) (Entered: 08/17/2005)
08/15/2005 87 RESPONSE by United States of America to defendants' position papers regarding potential conflicts of interest. (emd, ) (Entered: 08/17/2005)
08/18/2005 88 MOTION by Thomas Johnson to expand conditions of release (gma, ) (Entered: 08/18/2005)
08/18/2005 89 NOTICE of Motion by Keri A Ambrosio for presentment of MOTION by Thomas Johnson to expand conditions of release 88 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 8/23/2005 at 10:15 AM. (gma, ) (Entered: 08/18/2005)
08/19/2005 90 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Evidentiary Hearing reset for 8/31/2005 at 03:00 PM. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 8/19/05 to 8/31/05. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 08/22/2005)
08/23/2005 91 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Motion to expand conditions of release 88 is granted as to Thomas Johnson Telephoned notice (drw, ) (Entered: 09/16/2005)
08/31/2005 92 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Evidentiary hearing on potential counsel representation conflict held and concluded. Defendants orally waive potential representation conflict regarding counsel representation. No notice, advised in open court (drw, ) (Entered: 09/20/2005)
09/08/2005 100 EMERGENCY MOTION by Michael Marcello for release to attend a wake and funeral (las, ) (Entered: 09/28/2005)
09/09/2005 101 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Michael Marcello : Defendant's emergency motion for release to attend a wake and funeral is granted in part and denied in part 100. (las, ) (Entered: 09/28/2005)
09/13/2005 104 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : In camera evidentiary hearing as to James Marcello, Frank Calabrese, Sr, Michael Marcello held on 9/13/2005. (drw, ) (Entered: 10/07/2005)
09/23/2005 93 MOTION by Paul Schiro for bill of particulars (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 94 MOTION by Paul Schiro for leave to file additional pretrial motions (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 95 MOTION by Paul Schiro for severance (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 96 MOTION by Paul Schiro for disclosure of favorable evidence (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 97 MOTION by Paul Schiro for disclosure of other acts evidence pursuant to Rule 404(B) (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 98 MOTION by Paul Schiro for early return of rule 17(c) subpoenas (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
09/23/2005 99 NOTICE of filing as to Paul Schiro of motions for bill of particulars93, for early return of rule 17(c) subpoenas98, for disclosure97, for leave to94, for severance95,for disclosure96 (las, ) (Entered: 09/27/2005)
10/03/2005 102 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Anthony Doyle by Darryl Adam Goldberg (las, ) (Entered: 10/05/2005)
10/05/2005 103 MOTION by Anthony Doyle to sever defendant and incorporated memorandum of law (Goldberg, Darryl) (Entered: 10/05/2005)
10/11/2005 106 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Michael Ricci and Dennis Johnson: Status hearing held and continued to 11/7/05 at 10:00 a.m. Pretrial motion deadline extended to 11/7/05. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 10/11/05 to 11/7/05. Mailed notice (las, ) (Entered: 10/12/2005)
10/11/2005 107 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to James Marcello, Frank Calabrese, Sr, Paul Schiro, Michael Marcello, Nicholas Ferriola, Anthony Doyle, Thomas Johnson, Joseph Venezia: Status hearing held. Pretrial motion deadline extended to 11/7/05. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 10/11/05 to 12/7/05. Mailed notice (las, ) (Entered: 10/12/2005)
10/11/2005 110 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status hearing set for 11/7/2005 at 10:00 AM. Order time excluded in the interest of justice pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 10/11/2005 to 11/7/2005. (drw, ) (Entered: 10/25/2005)
10/13/2005 108 MOTION by Joseph Venezia to substitute attorney (Bolger, Kevin) (Entered: 10/13/2005)
10/13/2005 109 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Joseph Venezia by Kevin P. Bolger (Bolger, Kevin) (Entered: 10/13/2005)
11/03/2005 111 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status hearing reset from 11/7/2005 to 11/14/2005 at 10:00 AM. on the court's own motion. Order time excluded in the interest of justice from 11/7/2005 to 11/14/2005. Mailed notice (drw, ) (Entered: 11/03/2005)
11/04/2005 112 MOTION as to Dennis Johnson to withdraw as attorney Keri A. Ambrosio, MOTION by Dennis Johnson to appoint counsel Daniel Martin (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Financial Affidavit)(Ambrosio, Keri) (Entered: 11/04/2005)
11/04/2005 113 NOTICE of Motion by Keri A Ambrosio for presentment of motion to withdraw as attorney, motion to appoint counsel112 before Honorable James B. Zagel on 11/8/2005 at 10:15 AM. (Ambrosio, Keri) (Entered: 11/04/2005)
11/08/2005 114 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Dennis Johnson by Daniel George Martin (yap, ) (Entered: 11/10/2005)
11/14/2005 115 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status Hearing held and continued for 01/09/2006 at 10:00 a.m. as to Nicholas W Calabrese, James Marcello, Joseph Lombardo, Frank Calabrese, Sr, Paul Schiro, Michael Marcello, Nicholas Ferriola, Anthony Doyle, Michael Ricci, Thomas Johnson, Joseph Venezia and Dennis Johnson. Order time excluded pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 11/14/05 to 01/09/06. (pmp, ) (Entered: 11/15/2005)
11/14/2005 116 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Michael Marcello : Defendant's motion for withdrawal and substitution of counsel is due by 11/18/05. (pmp, ) (Entered: 11/15/2005)
11/14/2005 117 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel as to Joseph Venezia: Arraignment held on the second superseding indictment. Defendant enters plea of not guilty to the second superseding indictment. (pmp, )
12/12/2005 118 ATTORNEY Appearance for defendant Nicholas W Calabrese by John Thomas Theis (Theis, John) (Entered: 12/12/2005)
12/21/2005 120 Bench warrant returned executed as to Frank Schweihs on 12/16/05 (las, ) (Entered: 12/28/2005)
01/06/2006 121 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ORDER: Case as to Frank Schweihs referred to Magistrate Judge Arlander Keys to hear and enter order(s) on arraignment(s) and/or detention hearing(s). (emd, ) Modified on 1/13/2006 (emd, ). (Entered: 01/10/2006)
01/06/2006 122 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ORDER: Case as to Joseph Lombardo Reassigned to Fugitive Calendar. Judge James B. Zagel no longer assigned to the case pursuant to IOP 13.(emd, ) Modified on 1/13/2006 (emd, ). (Entered: 01/10/2006)
01/09/2006 123 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Status hearing reset for 1/17/2006 at 10:00 AM. Order time excluded in the interest of justice pursuant to 18:3161(h)(8)(B)(iv) from 1/9/2006 to 1/17/2006. Telephoned notice (drw, ) (Entered: 01/13/2006)
01/13/2006 124 MOTION by Frank Calabrese, Sr to lift separate T order ; Notice. (emd, ) (Entered: 01/18/2006)
01/17/2006 125 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Government answer to defendant Calabrese, Sr's motion to lift separate order due 1/31/06. Reply to answer brief due 2/7/2006. Ruling to be made by mail. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 01/19/2006)
01/17/2006 126 MINUTE entry before Judge James B. Zagel : Arraignment as to James Marcello, Nicholas Ferriola held on on second superseding indictment. Defendants enters plea of not guilty to the second superseding indictment. Mailed notice (emd, ) (Entered: 01/19/2006)

 

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