United States District Court
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:04-mj-00949-UJ-ALL


Case title: USA v. FORCHION

Date Filed: 11/12/2004

Assigned to:  JUDGE DALZELL

Defendant
R. EDWARD FORCHION (1) represented by R. EDWARD FORCHION
P.O. Box 1302.
BROWNS MILLS, NJ 08015
PRO SE

Pending Counts


Disposition
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
(1)



Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Misdemeanor

Terminated Counts


Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints


Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented by KRISTIN R. HAYES
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
615 CHESTNUT STREET
SUITE 1250
PHILA, PA 19106-4476
TEL 215-861-8443
Fax: FAX 215-861-8618
Email: kristin.hayes@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


07/29/2004 - Case continued due to schedule conflict with lawyer Micheal Coard
09/28/04 - Case heard before Judge Rapoport - Motion for dismissal filed, order for Government to file written response in 20 days, and order of defendant to file reply ten days thereafter. Next court hearing 11/10/2004
11/10/2004 - Case heard. Micheal Coard represents defendants. Defendants found guilty. (SEE: News reports)

11/12/2004 - SENTENCING HEARING - DEFENANTS SENTENCED- ( SEE ORDER )



Date Filed

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Docket Text

11/18/2004 3 Minute Entryfor proceedings held before Judge ARNOLD C. RAPOPORT: SENTENCING as to R. EDWARD FORCHION held on 11/12/2004. Deft. found guilty on citation #'s P257995 (Possession of a controlled substance), P257037 (Possession of a controlled substance) and P028826 (Possession of a controlled substance). Deft. found not guilty on citation #'s P257038 (Disorderly conduct) and P257996 (Interfering with agency function). Sentence: 12 Months inprisonment-SUSPENDED. Fine $150.00 and Special assessment $10.00. Probation 12 months, Etc..Court Reporter ESR.(jcz, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004)
11/19/2004 1 MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE, MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION, MOTION FOR EMERGENT EVIDENTIARY HEARING BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 11/22/2004)
11/23/2004 2 PRO SE AMENDED MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE-PENDING APPEAL, MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND MOTION FOR EMERGENT EVIDENTIARY HEARING BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 11/23/2004)
11/29/2004 4 APPEAL OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE DECISION to District Court JUDGE DALZELL by R. EDWARD FORCHION. Appeal taken from case 04-949-M. (APPEAL FEE PAID $32.00 RECEIPT #400911207) (jcz, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004)
11/29/2004 5 PRO SE MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE RE: [1] MOTION FOR A STAY OF SENTENCE AND MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND MOTION FOR EMERGENT EVIDENTIARY HEARING BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004)
11/29/2004 6 ORDER AS TO R. EDWARD FORCHION RE [1] MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE FILED BY R. EDWARD FORCHION, [2] AMENDED MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE FILED BY R. EDWARD FORCHION, ARE DENIED. MOTIONS TERMINATED AS TO R. EDWARD FORCHION: MOTION FOR STAY AND AMENDED MOTION FOR STAY. BY JANUARY 12, 2005 THE GOVT. SHALL FILE THE APPELLEE'S BRIEF; AND BY JANUARY 26, 2005 FORCHION MAY FILE A REPLY BRIEF . Signed by Judge STEWART DALZELL on 11/29/04.11/29/04 Entered and Copies Mailed, E-Mailed. (jcz, ) (Entered: 11/29/2004)
12/09/2004 7 PRO SE MOTION TO ENJOIN CASES BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/09/2004 8 PRO SE MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS "FOR FREE TRANSCRIPTS" AND "FOR TAPE OF PROCEEDINGS" BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/09/2004 9 PRO SE MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF DENIAL OF STAY PENDING APPEAL BY R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/10/2004)
12/14/2004 10 ORDER AS TO R. EDWARD FORCHION RE:
 [1] MOTION FOR HEARING AND MOTION TO STAY BY R. EDWARD FORCHION,

[2]
MOTION FOR HEARING AND MOTION TO STAY BY R. EDWARD FORCHION,

[7]
MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE CASES BY R. EDWARD FORCHION,

 [8] MOTION FOR LEAVE TO PROCEED I.F.P. BY R. EDWARD FORCHION,

[9]
MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION BY R. EDWARD FORCHION.

IT IS ORDERED THAT DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION IS GRANTED; OUR ORDER OF 11/29/04 IS VACATED. DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE IS DENIED AS MOOT.

 BY 12/29/04, THE GOVT. SHALL RESPOND TO DEFT'S MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE (DOC.#2) AND THE MEMORANDUM THAT HE SUBMITTED TO SUPPLEMENT THAT MOTION (DOC. #5);

 DEFT'S MOTION FOR FREE TRANSCRIPTS AND TAPE PROCEEDINGS IS GRANTED IN PART; THE CLERK SHALL PROVIDE FORCHION WITH A TRANSCRIPT OF ALL PROCEEDINGS BEFORE JUDGE RAPOPORT;

 DEFT'S MOTION TO ENJOIN CASES IS DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE;

BY 2/28/05, FORCHION SHALL FILE THE APPELLANT'S BRIEF; BY 3/21/05, THE GOVT. SHALL FILE THE APELLEE'S BRIEF; AND BY 4/4/05,

FORCHION MAY FILE A REPLY BRIEF RESPONSES DUE BY 12/29/2004.

Signed by Judge STEWART DALZELL on 12/14/04.
12/15/04 Entered and Copies Mailed. (jcz, )
(Entered: 12/15/2004)

12/17/2004 11 PRO SE MEMORANDUM, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE RE: [2] MOTION FOR HEARING AND MOTION TO STAY AS TO R. EDWARD FORCHION. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/20/2004)
12/23/2004 12 ORDER AS TO R. EDWARD FORCHION, THAT PARAGRAPH 4 OF OUR ORDER OF 12/14/04 IS VACATED; AND BY 1/5/05, THE GOVT. SHALL RESPOND TO DEFENDANT'S AMENDED MOTION FOR STAY OF ILLEGAL SENTENCE (DOC. #2) AND THE MEMORANDUM THAT HE SUBMITTED TO SUPPLEMENT THAT MOTION (DOC. #5) . Signed by Judge STEWART DALZELL on 12/23/04.12/27/04 Entered and Copies Mailed, E-Mailed. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/27/2004)
12/29/2004 13 TRANSCRIPT of SENTENCING as to R. EDWARD FORCHION held on 11/12/04 before Judge RAPOPORT. Court Reporter: ESR. (jcz, ) (Entered: 12/29/2004)