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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


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)

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)

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 926
Chicago, IL 60604
(312)322-0014
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
All Court documents are PDF files
 

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)
04/26/2005 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)

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