Case Details

CourtDistrict of Minnesota
Docket number0:13-cr-00192
Date case filed2013-07-23
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Richard H. Kyle
Case cause
Nature of suit
Jury demand
Demand
Jurisdiction

Case Parties

Party: Melanie Rose Benais
Party type: Defendant (1)
Attorney name: Katherian D Roe
Attorney Contact:
Office of the Federal Defender
300 S 4th St Ste 107
Mpls, MN 55415
612-664-5858
Fax: 612-664-5850
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Public Defender or Community Defender Appointment

Case Docket

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12013-07-23 INDICTMENT assigned to Judge Richard H Kyle referred to Magistrate Judge Leo I Brisbois by USA Deidre Y Aanstad as to Melanie Rose Benais (1) count 1, Ronalda Myra Smith (2) count 1. (KNK) Document QC'd on 7/24/2013 (las). (Entered: 07/24/2013)
22013-07-23 Defendant Information Sheet as to Melanie Rose Benais, Ronalda Myra Smith. (Attachments: # 1 Original Signature Page) (KNK) Document QC'd on 7/24/2013 (las). (Entered: 07/24/2013)
52013-07-24 MOTION to Unseal by USA as to Ronalda Myra Smith. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
62013-07-24 ORDER granting 5 Motion to Unseal as to Ronalda Myra Smith (2). Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein on 7/24/13. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
72013-07-24 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein: Initial Appearance as to Ronalda Myra Smith held on 7/24/2013. Counsel to be appointed. Government moves for detention. Motion is granted, temporary detention ordered. (Arraignment set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung., Detention Hearing set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung.) (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
82013-07-24 ORDER OF TEMPORARY DETENTION as to Ronalda Myra Smith. Detention Hearing set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung. Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein on 7/24/13. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
92013-07-24 MOTION for Detention by USA as to Ronalda Myra Smith. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
102013-07-24 Bench Warrant Returned Executed on 7/24/2013 as to Ronalda Myra Smith. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
112013-07-24 MOTION to Unseal by USA as to Melanie Rose Benais. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
122013-07-24 ORDER granting 11 Motion to Unseal as to Melanie Rose Benais (1). Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein on 7/24/13. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
132013-07-24 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein: Initial Appearance as to Melanie Rose Benais held on 7/24/2013. Counsel to be appointed. Government moves for detention. Motion is granted, temporary detention ordered. (Arraignment set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung., Detention Hearing set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung.) (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
142013-07-24 ORDER OF TEMPORARY DETENTION as to Melanie Rose Benais. Detention Hearing set for 7/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3A (STP) before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung. Signed by Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein on 7/24/13. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
152013-07-24 MOTION for Detention by USA as to Melanie Rose Benais. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
162013-07-24 Bench Warrant Returned Executed on 7/24/2013 as to Melanie Rose Benais. (LEG) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
172013-07-25 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE/SUBSTITUTION for Ronalda Myra Smith. (Roe, Katherian) (Entered: 07/25/2013)
182013-07-26 TEXT ONLY ENTRY: NOTICE TO ATTORNEYS: The Detention/Arraignment Hearings scheduled for Monday, July 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung, Courtroom 3A, have been rescheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. THIS CHANGE ONLY AFFECTS THE START TIME OF THE HEARINGS. PLEASE MARK THIS ON YOUR CALENDARS. (SGL) (Entered: 07/26/2013)
192013-07-29 ORDER that all proceedings before Judge Richard H. Kyle (motions, trial, etc.) will be held in the U.S. Courthouse in Fergus Falls, Minnesota as to Melanie Rose Benais. Signed by Judge Richard H. Kyle on 07/29/13. (kll) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
202013-07-29 ORDER that all proceedings before Judge Richard H. Kyle (motions, trial, etc.) will be held in the U.S. Courthouse in Fergus Falls, Minnesota as to Ronalda Myra Smith. Signed by Judge Richard H. Kyle on 07/29/13. (kll) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
212013-07-29 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung: Detention Hearing as to Ronalda Myra Smith held on 7/29/2013, Bond at $25,000 rpr with conditions. See Order Setting Conditions of Release. Deft also arraigned, see separate minutes. (las) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
222013-07-29 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung: Arraignment as to Ronalda Myra Smith (2) Count 1 held on 7/29/2013. Not Guilty Plea Entered. Disclosure due by 8/5/2013. Motions due by 8/12/2013. Motion Hearing set for 8/29/2013 11:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (DUL) before Magistrate Judge Leo I. Brisbois. Status Conference set for 10/18/2013 08:30 AM in Courtroom 7A (STP) before Judge Richard H. Kyle. Voir Dire/Jury Instructions deadline due by 10/14/2013. Jury Trial set for 10/21/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 7A (STP) before Judge Richard H. Kyle. (las) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
232013-07-31 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE/SUBSTITUTION for Melanie Rose Benais. (Roe, Katherian) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
242013-07-29 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung: Detention Hearing as to Melanie Rose Benais held on 7/29/2013 Bond set at $25,000 rpr with conditions, see Order Setting Conditions of Release. Defendant also arraigned, see separate arraignment minutes. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
252013-07-29 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung: Arraignment as to Melanie Rose Benais (1) Count 1 held on 7/29/2013. Not Guilty Plea Entered. Disclosure due by 8/5/2013. Motions due by 8/12/2013. Motion Hearing set for 8/29/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3 (DUL) before Magistrate Judge Leo I. Brisbois. Voir Dire/Jury Instructions deadline due by 10/14/2013. Jury Trial set for 10/21/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 7A (STP) before Judge Richard H. Kyle. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
262013-07-29 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Melanie Rose Benais. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung on 7/29/2013. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
272013-07-29 Appearance Bond Entered as to Melanie Rose Benais in amount of $25,000 rpr. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung on 07/29/2013. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
282013-07-29 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to Ronalda Myra Smith. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung on 7/29/2013. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
292013-07-29 Appearance Bond Entered as to Ronalda Myra Smith in amount of $25,000 rpr. Signed by Magistrate Judge Tony N. Leung on 7/29/2013. (las) (Entered: 07/31/2013)