Case Details

CourtNorthern District of Florida
Docket number3:16-cr-00096
Date case filed2016-12-06
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toSENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON
Case cause
Nature of suit
Jury demand
Demand
Jurisdiction

Case Parties

Party: BRUCE A HOULE
Party type: Defendant (3)
Attorney name: RONALD W JOHNSON
Attorney Contact:
RONALD W JOHNSON PA
114 E GREGORY ST
PENSACOLA, FL 32502
850-438-1400
Fax: 850-434-2600
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Retained

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12016-12-06 MOTION REQUESTING AN ORDER SEALING THE INDICTMENT by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
22016-12-06 ORDER Granting 1 Motion to Seal as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES A STAMPELOS on 12/6/16. (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
32016-12-06 SEALED INDICTMENT (without foreperson's signature per privacy policy) as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1) counts 1, 2-5, 6, 7; SAMUEL D COBB (2) counts 1, 2-5, 6; BRUCE A HOULE (3) counts 1, 4. (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
42016-12-06 Sealed Document - SEALED INDICTMENT with foreperson's signature (sealed per privacy policy) (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
72016-12-06 CRIMINAL COVER SHEET by USA as to BRUCE A HOULE (copy to US Marshal)(PDF sealed per Privacy Policy) (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
102016-12-06 ORDER FOR ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT as to BRUCE A HOULE. Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES A STAMPELOS on 12/6/16. (mjm) (Entered: 12/07/2016)
122016-12-08 MOTION to Unseal Case by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
132016-12-08 ORDER granting 12 Motion to Unseal Case as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES J KAHN, JR on 12/8/16. (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
142016-12-08 Minute Entry for proceedings held before MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES J KAHN, JR:Initial Appearance for Material Witness in case as to BRUCE A HOULE held on 12/8/2016 (Court Reporter none present.) (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
152016-12-08 Minute Entry for proceedings held before MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES J KAHN, JR:Arraignment as to BRUCE A HOULE (3) Count 1,4 held on 12/8/2016 (Court Reporter CD.) (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
162016-12-08 Order Setting conditions of release as to BRUCE HOULE (Sealed Per Privacy Policy) (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
172016-12-08 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to BRUCE HOULE. Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES J KAHN, JR on 12/8/16. (ijm) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
182016-12-08 ORDER SETTING JURY TRIAL AND OTHER PRE-TRIAL MATTERS as to BRUCE A HOULE Jury Trial set for 2/6/2017 in U.S. Courthouse Pensacola, with an attorney conference at 08:00 AM and jury selection to commence immediately thereafter on this date. Signed by CHIEF JUDGE M CASEY RODGERS on 12/8/2016. (sps) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
192016-12-09 PASSPORT SURRENDERED as to BRUCE A HOULE. Passport/license Number: 496461060 issued by U.S.A. PDF sealed per privacy policy due to the inclusion of personal identifiers. (Passport sent to Pensacola clerk's office) (kgc) (Entered: 12/09/2016)
212016-12-09 Arrest Warrant Returned Executed on 12/8/2016 in case as to BRUCE A HOULE. (sps) (Entered: 12/09/2016)
262016-12-10 NOTICE of Prior Related Cases by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE (EGGERS, TIFFANY) (Entered: 12/10/2016)
292016-12-12 DOCKET ANNOTATION BY COURT: Passport received in Pensacola and placed in Clerk's vault as to BRUCE A HOULE: Re 19 Passport Surrendered (sps) (Entered: 12/13/2016)
312016-12-14 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE: RONALD W JOHNSON appearing for BRUCE A HOULE (JOHNSON, RONALD) (Entered: 12/14/2016)
332016-12-15 ORDER OF RECUSAL - REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON for all further proceedings as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. CHIEF JUDGE M CASEY RODGERS no longer assigned to case. Signed by CHIEF JUDGE M CASEY RODGERS on 12/15/2016. (sps) (Entered: 12/15/2016)
372016-12-19 ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND OTHER PRE-TRIAL MATTERS as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE, Jury Trial set for 2/6/2017 at 9:00 AM in U.S. Courthouse Pensacola before SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on December 19, 2016. (pmc) (Entered: 12/19/2016)
382016-12-19 STANDING ORDER AND NOTICE TO RETAINED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on December 19, 2016. (pmc) (Entered: 12/19/2016)
402016-12-22 MOTION for Protective Order Concerning Disclosure of Rule 16 Discovery Information (Unopposed) by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (EGGERS, TIFFANY) (Entered: 12/22/2016)
412016-12-23 PROTECTIVE ORDER CONCERNING DISCLOSURE OF RULE 16 INFORMATION Granting 40 Motion for Protective Order as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on 12/23/16. (mjm) (Entered: 12/23/2016)
432016-12-29 First MOTION to Continue by BRUCE A HOULE. (JOHNSON, RONALD) (Entered: 12/29/2016)
442017-01-03 ORDER granting 43 Motion to Continue trial as to BRUCE A HOULE (3). Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on January 3, 2017. (pmc) (Entered: 01/04/2017)
452017-01-03 AMENDMENT TO ORDER SETTING TRIAL (Amending 37 Trial Order) as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. Jury Trial set for 3/6/2017 at 9:00 AM in U.S. Courthouse Pensacola before SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on January 3, 2017. (pmc) (Entered: 01/04/2017)
462017-01-11 MOTION for Leave to File Motion Pursuant to Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Beyond Court's Ten Day Deadline by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (EGGERS, TIFFANY) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
472017-01-11 MOTION for Severance (Unopposed) by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (EGGERS, TIFFANY) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
482017-01-11 Notice of Filing Defendants' Statements (Sealed) by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Atkins' Statements, # 2 Exhibit B - Cobb's Statement, # 3 Exhibit C - Houle's Statement, # 4 Exhibit D - Houle's Statement to Agents) (EGGERS, TIFFANY) Modified filing to a Notice, Motion terminated 1/12/2017. (pmc) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
492017-01-12 ORDER granting 46 MOTION for Leave to File Motion Pursuant to Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Beyond Court's Ten Day Deadline as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on 1/12/2017. (pmc) (Entered: 01/12/2017)
502017-01-12 ORDER granting 47 Motion for Severence as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Jury selection for all Defendants remains the same. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE ROGER VINSON on 1/12/2017. (pmc) (Entered: 01/12/2017)
522017-02-07 SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT (PDF redacted per privacy policy.) as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1) count(s) 1s, 2s-5s, 6s, 7s, SAMUEL D COBB (2) count(s) 1s, 2s-5s, 6s, BRUCE A HOULE (3) count(s) 1s, 4s. (pmc) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
532017-02-07 Sealed Document (Superseding Indictment w/jury foreperson's signature - sealed per privacy policy). (pmc) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
562017-02-07 CRIMINAL COVER SHEET by USA as to BRUCE A HOULE (copy to US Marshal)(PDF sealed per Privacy Policy) (pmc) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
592017-02-07 ORDER FOR ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT as to BRUCE A HOULE. Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES A STAMPELOS on 2/7/2017. (pmc) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
612017-02-08 MOTION to Withdraw Document 58 Order for Warrant, 59 Order for Warrant, 57 Order for Warrant by USA as to ANTHONY J ATKINS, SAMUEL D COBB, BRUCE A HOULE. (KNIGHT, EDWIN) (Entered: 02/08/2017)
622017-02-08 ORDER Granting 61 Motion to Withdraw Document as to ANTHONY J ATKINS (1), SAMUEL D COBB (2), BRUCE A HOULE (3). Warrants withdrawn. Signed by MAGISTRATE JUDGE CHARLES J KAHN, JR on February 8, 2017. (pmc) (Warrants never sent to USMS). (Entered: 02/09/2017)