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U.S. District Court

District of Columbia (Washington)

CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 02-CR-14-ALL

 

USA v. PICKETT

 

Filed: 01/11/01

Dkt# in other court: None

Case Assigned to: Judge Thomas P. Jackson

 

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

(1) Harold Douglass Martin, II

defendant FTS 452-8080

Suite 1100

1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

AREA CODE (202)

Eli Gottesdiener

FTS 243-1000

202-537-1989 FAX

GOTTESDIENER LAW OFFICE

3901 Yuma Street, NW

Washington, DC 20016

AREA CODE (202)

Pending Counts: Disposition

18:1001(a); STATEMENTS OR

ENTRIES GENERALLY; False

Statement.

(1)

40:212a-2(d) FEDERAL STATUTES OTHER;

Obstructing and Interfering with United States Capitol Police.

(1s)

Offense Level (opening): 4

Terminated Counts: Disposition

40:212a-2(d); REGULATION OF Dismissed by order of the Court.

TRAFFIC BY CAPITAL POLICE

BOARD; Obstructing and (2)

Interfering with Capitol Police. (2)

Offense Level (disposition): 1

Complaints:

NONE

U. S. Attorneys:

Robert C. Bowman

[term 09/09/02]

FTS 305-1845

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

Special Proceedings Section

555 Fourth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

AREA CODE (202)

Angela Gudrun Schmidt

FTS 514-7315

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

Narcotics Division

555 Fourth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

AREA CODE (202)

 

DOCKET PROCEEDINGS

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DATE # DOCKET ENTRY

 

1/11/02 1 INDICTMENT filed against JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s)

1, 2 (hsj) [Entry date 01/14/02] [Edit date 01/14/02]

 

1/11/02 -- CASE ASSIGNED to Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT . (hsj) [Entry date 01/14/02]

 

1/11/02 -- Attorney representation for USA by Robert C. Bowman. (hsj)

[Entry date 01/14/02]

 

1/11/02 -- PDID AND DATE OF BIRTH for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : PDID #:

N/A DOB: 10/24/66 (hsj) [Entry date 01/14/02]

 

1/11/02 -- BENCH WARRANT ISSUED by Mag. Judge Deborah A. Robinson

(MJ) for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. (hsj) [Entry date 01/14/02]

 

1/11/02 2 WARRANT returned as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT quashed by the

Court on 1/11/02. Return of bench warrant issued 1/11/02.

(erd) [Entry date 01/25/02]

 

1/11/02 -- ARRAIGNMENT held before Mag. Judge Deborah A. Robinson

(MJ) as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1, 2 : Bench

warrant quashed by Court. Defendant surrendered. No dates

set, counsel to contact Court Clerk for date. Motions

filed within 15 days, responses due pursuant to local

rules. Attorney appearance for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT by

Harold Douglass Martin II. Plea not guilty entered by

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1, 2. Defendant

Released/Release Issued. Defendant Released/Release

Issued. Reporter: Pro-Typist, Inc., CTRM. 25 (erd)

[Entry date 01/25/02]

 

1/11/02 3 BOND filed and approved by Mag. Judge Deborah A. Robinson

(MJ) as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : for personal

recognizance. Dftaddr: 401 Windbridge Drive,

Stafford, VA. (erd) [Entry date 01/25/02]

 

1/11/02 4 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT by Harold D.

Martin. (erd) [Entry date 01/25/02]

 

1/29/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT :

Arraignment set for 9:30 2/8/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

. before Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew)

[Entry date 01/29/02]

 

2/8/02 -- STATUS HEARING before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT : Defendant waives speedy trial. Court

finds time between 3/22/02 and 4/20/02 be excluded pursuant

to speedy trial (Xt-1). Status hearing set for 9:30

2/19/02; trial set for 10:00 4/30/02 for JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT. Defendant continued on PR bond. Reporter:

Gordon Slodysko (erd) [Entry date 02/19/02]

 

2/8/02 5 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT by Eli

Gottesdiener (erd) [Entry date 02/19/02]

 

2/15/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Status

hearing set for 9:30 2/19/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT .

before Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 02/15/02]

 

2/19/02 -- STATUS HEARING before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT : All dates to remain. Govenment to file

response to motion due by 3/7/02; defendant to reply to

response to motion due by 3/15/02; defendants motion to

dismiss due 3/15/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. Defendant

continued on PR bond. Reporter: Miller Reporting Co., Jon

Hundley (erd) [Entry date 02/28/02]

 

3/7/02 6 RESPONSE by USA in opposition to motion to compel

disclosure of Brady Materials; Attachments 2. (erd)

[Entry date 03/21/02]

 

3/15/02 7 REPLY by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to the government's

opposition to his motion to compel disclosure of Brady

Materials and Information [6-1] by USA; Attachments 5. (erd)

[Entry date 03/21/02]

 

3/15/02 8 MOTION filed by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to dismiss the

indictment as to, JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1, 2

(erd) [Entry date 03/21/02]

 

3/22/02 9 RESPONSE by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to motion to

dismiss the indictment as to, JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1)

count(s) 1, 2 [8-1] by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (hsj)

[Entry date 03/26/02]

 

3/25/02 10 REPLY by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to reply [7-1] by

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (hsj) [Entry date 03/27/02]

 

4/1/02 11 REPLY by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to government's opposition to

his motion ot dismiss indictment. (hsj)

[Entry date 04/03/02]

 

4/23/02 12 MEMORANDUM by USA in Support of Motion in Limine to Exclude

Hearsay Statements Defense Alleges Were Made by Prosecution

Related to the Media. (hsj) [Entry date 05/01/02]

 

4/23/02 13 MEMORANDUM by USA in Support of Motion in Limine to Admit

Certain Evidence. (hsj) [Entry date 05/01/02]

 

4/23/02 14 PROPOSED JURY INSTRUCTIONS by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT (hsj) [Entry date 05/01/02]

 

4/26/02 15 REPLY by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT'S reply regarding

motion to dismiss indictment [11-1] by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

(hsj) [Entry date 05/01/02]

 

5/2/02 16 POST HEARING BRIEF by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . (aet)

[Entry date 05/06/02]

 

5/6/02 17 RESPONSE by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to Government's Post

Hearing Brief [16-1] by USA (hsj) [Entry date 05/09/02]

[Edit date 05/09/02]

 

5/7/02 18 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER by Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : granting in part, denying in part

motion to dismiss the indictment as to, JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT (1) count(s) 1, 2 [8-1] as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

(1) Count(s) 2 dismissed without prejudice as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1). Status hearing set for 9:30 5/21/02

for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. (N) (erd) [Entry date 05/17/02]

 

5/21/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial re

set for 10:00 10/22/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 05/21/02]

 

5/21/02 20 ORDER by Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT : Trial set for 10:00 10/22/02; defendants

response to motion due by 7/1/02; governments reply to

response to motion due by 7/11/02 for JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT. (N) (erd) [Entry date 06/10/02]

 

5/21/02 -- STATUS HEARING before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT : Defendants motions due by 7/1/02;

governments responses due by 7/11/02; trial set for

10/22/02 10:00 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. Defendant waives

speedy trial act. Court finds time between 4/30/02 and

10/22/02 be excluded pursuant to speedy trial act. Oral

motion by defendant to amend conditions of release on

personal recognizance; granted. Defendant continued on PR

bond. Reporter: Edward Hawkins (erd) [Entry date 06/18/02]

 

5/21/02 21 BOND filed and approved by Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : for personal recognizance.

Dftaddr: 404 Wind Ridge Drive, Stafford, VA 22554 (erd)

[Entry date 06/18/02]

 

5/23/02 19 SUPERSEDING INFORMATION filed against JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

(1) count(s) 1s. (bjsp) [Entry date 05/30/02]

 

5/28/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT :

Arraignment on superseding indictment set for 9:30 6/6/02

for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before Judge Thomas P. Jackson

. (rew) [Entry date 05/28/02]

 

6/6/02 -- ARRAIGNMENT held before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to,

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1s : JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

(1) count(s) 1s, Plea not guilty entered by, JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT (1) count(s) 1s. All dates to remain. Defendant

continued on PR bond. Reporter: Scott Wallace (erd)

[Entry date 06/25/02]

 

6/6/02 22 ORDER by Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT

: Upon consideration of the United States' motion for

joinder. That the felony indictment charging a single

violation of 18 U.S.C. 1001, and the misdemeanor

informaiton charging a single violation of 49 U.S.C.

212a-2(d), now pending against the defendant shall be

joined for trial. The trial of this matter is scheduled to

begin on 10/22/02. (N) (erd) [Entry date 06/25/02]

 

7/1/02 23 MOTION filed by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to dismiss the

information as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1s (hsj)

[Entry date 07/02/02]

 

7/1/02 24 RESPONSE by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT in opposition to

governments motion in limine to exclude certain alleged

hearsay statements and points and authorities in support of

Officer Pickett's Cross-Motion to disqualify Assistant

United States Attorney Bowman from representing the United

States at trial. (hsj) [Entry date 07/02/02]

 

7/1/02 25 RESPONSE by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT in opposition to

government's motion in limine to admit certain

anthrax-related evidence. (hsj) [Entry date 07/02/02]

 

7/1/02 26 PROPOSED JURY INSTRUCTIONS by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (hsj)

[Entry date 07/02/02]

 

7/10/02 27 RESPONSE by USA in opposition to defendant's motion to

disqualify Assistant United States Attorney and Response to

Defendant's Opposition to United States' Motion in limine

to exclude hearsay statements. (hsj) [Entry date 07/11/02]

 

7/10/02 28 RESPONSE by USA to defendant's opposition to government's

motion in limine to admit certain evidence. (erd)

[Entry date 07/15/02]

 

7/12/02 29 RESPONSE by USA in opposition to motion to dismiss the

information as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1s

[23-1] by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . (hsj) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/19/02 30 MOTION filed by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT for leave to file

replies and surreply in further support of and in

opposition to certain with pending motions.; EXHIBIT

(Officer Pickett's Reply to the Government's Opposition to

his Motion to Disqualify Assistant United States Attorney

Bowman from Representing the United States at Trial and

Surreply in Further Response to the Government in Limine to

Exclude Certain Alleged Hearsay Statements) (hsj)

[Entry date 07/22/02]

 

7/19/02 31 REPLY by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to opposition in response to

his moton to dismiss the information. [29-1] by USA (hsj)

[Entry date 07/22/02]

 

7/19/02 33 REPLY by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to govt.'s response in

opposition to deft.'s motion to disqualify A.U.S.A. Bowman

from representing the U.S. at trial, and surreply in

further resopnse to the govt.'s in limine motion to exclude

certain alleged hearsay statements. (mlp)

[Entry date 08/02/02]

 

7/30/02 32 ORDER by Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT : granting motion for leave to file, nunc pro tunc,

replies and surreply in further support of and in

opposition to certain with pending motions [30-1]. (N) (mlp)

[Entry date 08/02/02]

 

8/28/02 34 MOTION filed by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT for pre-trial hearing

on pending motions (mlp) [Entry date 09/05/02]

 

9/6/02 35 MOTION filed by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to change trial date.

(hsj) [Entry date 09/10/02]

 

9/9/02 36 ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for USA by Angela Gudrun Schmidt (hsj)

[Entry date 09/11/02]

 

9/10/02 37 RESPONSE by USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to motion for

pre-trial hearing on pending motions [34-1] by JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT (hsj) [Entry date 09/12/02]

 

9/24/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/12/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 09/24/02]

 

9/24/02 -- STATUS HEARING before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT: Trial reset for 10:00 11/12/02 for JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT. Defendant continued on PR bond.

Reporter: Patty Gels (hsj) [Entry date 09/30/02]

 

11/6/02 39 PROPOSED PRELIMINARY STATEMENT AND VOIR DIRE QUESTIONS by

USA as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. (hsj) [Entry date 11/08/02]

 

11/7/02 38 MOTION filed by Washington Post reporter Spencer Hsu as to

JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT to quash subpoena for documents and

trial testimony; exhibits (3). (mlp) [Entry date 11/08/02]

 

11/7/02 40 PROPOSED PRELIMINARY STATEMENT AND PROPOSED VOIR DIRE

QUESTIONS by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. (hsj)

[Entry date 11/08/02]

 

11/12/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/13/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 11/12/02]

 

11/12/02 -- MOTION HEARING before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT: denied motion to dismiss the information as

to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1s [23-1]; jury

selection set for 10:00 11/13/02. Defendant continued on

personal recognizance bond. Reporter: Catherine Crump,

Miller Reporting Co. (mlp) [Entry date 11/13/02]

 

11/12/02 41 RESPONSE by JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT in opposition to motion to

quash subpoena for documents and trial testimony [38-1].

(hsj) [Entry date 11/13/02]

 

11/13/02 -- VOIR DIRE begun as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count(s) 1s

. (mlp) [Entry date 11/18/02]

 

11/13/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1s: jury of 12 and 2 anonymous

alternates selected and sworn. Trial begun and continued to

10:00 11/14/02. Defendant continued on personal

recognizance bond. Reporter: William McAllister (mlp)

[Entry date 11/18/02]

 

11/14/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/15/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 11/14/02]

 

11/14/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1s: same jury & 2 alternates.

Trial resumed and continued to 10:00 11/15/02. Defendant

continued on personal recognizance bond. Reporter: Jon

Hundley, Miller Reporting Co. (mlp) [Entry date 11/18/02]

 

11/15/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1s: same jury & 2 alternates.

Trial resumed and continued to 10:00 11/19/02. Defendant

continued on personal recognizance bond. Reporter: William

McAllister (mlp) [Entry date 11/18/02]

 

11/18/02 42 ADDITIONAL PROPOSED JURY INSTRUCTIONS by USA as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (hsj) [Entry date 11/19/02]

 

11/19/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/20/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 11/19/02]

 

11/19/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT (1) counts 1 and 1s: same jury & 2 alternates. Trial

resumed and continued to 10:00 11/20/02 for JAMES JOSEPH

PICKETT. Defendant continued on personal recognizance

bond. Reporter: Susan Harris, Miller Reporting Co., A.M.

and Jon Hundley, Miller Reporting Co., P.M. (mlp)

[Entry date 11/20/02] [Edit date 11/22/02]

 

11/20/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/21/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 11/20/02]

 

11/20/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) counts 1, 1s: same jury & 2 anonymous

alternates. Trial resumed and concluded. Alternate jurors

discharged. Jury deliberations begun and continued to 9:30

11/21/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. Defendant continued on

personal recognizance bond. Reporter: Jon Hundley, Miller

Reporting Co. (mlp) [Entry date 11/22/02]

 

11/20/02 44 JURY NOTES (2) filed as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT. (mlp)

[Entry date 11/22/02]

 

11/21/02 -- SCHEDULING NOTICE as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT : Trial set

for 10:00 11/22/02 for JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT . before

Judge Thomas P. Jackson . (rew) [Entry date 11/21/02]

 

11/21/02 -- JURY TRIAL before Judge Thomas P. Jackson as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) counts 1, 1s: same jury. Jury

deliberations resumed and concluded. Verdict of guilty

rendered as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1. Sentence

set for 9:30 2/11/03; presentence hearing set for 9:30

2/4/03. Verdict of not guilty rendered as to JAMES

JOSEPH PICKETT (1) count 1s. Jury polled. Jury discharged.

Deft. referred for pre-sentence investigation report.

Defendant continued on personal recognizance bond.

Reporter: Kay Moomey, Miller Reporting Co., A.M. and Jackie

Wood, Miller Reporting Co., P.M. (mlp) [Entry date 11/22/02]

 

11/21/02 45 VERDICT FORM as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (mlp)

[Entry date 11/22/02]

 

11/21/02 46 JURY NOTES (2) filed as to JAMES JOSEPH PICKETT (mlp)

[Entry date 11/22/02]

 

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