Case Details

CourtEastern District of Virginia
Docket number1:13-cr-00199
Date case filed2013-04-25
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toDistrict Judge Gerald Bruce Lee
Case cause
Nature of suit
Jury demand
Demand
Jurisdiction

Case Parties

Party: Mehdi Khorramshahgol
Party type: Defendant (1)
also known asMedhi Khoramshahgol
Attorney name: Stephen Ray Pickard
Attorney Contact:
Stephen R Pickard PC
115 Oronoco Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 836-3505
Fax: 703-836-3558
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Designation: Retained

Attorney name: Gul Raza Gharbieh
Attorney Contact:
Office of the Federal Public Defender (Alexandria)
1650 King St
Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-600-0800
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/12/2013 Designation: Public Defender

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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Short
Description
Long Description
12013-03-04 COMPLAINT as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1). (jlan) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/05/2013)
22013-03-04 AFFIDAVIT by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol 1 Complaint (Sealed) (jlan) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/05/2013)
42013-03-04 Redacted Criminal Case Cover Sheet (jlan) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/05/2013)
72013-03-04 Arrest Warrant Issued by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan in case as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (jlan) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/05/2013)
82013-03-07 MOTION to Unseal Document by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (jcor) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/07/2013)
92013-03-07 ORDER granting 8 Motion to Unseal Document as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1). ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that the complaint and supporting affidavit in United States v. Mehdi Khorramshahgol, 13MJ123 be Unsealed, but that the previously filed Motion to Seal and Order of Sealing remain under seal. Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on 3/7/2013. (jcor) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/07/2013)
102013-03-07 Arrest Warrant Returned Executed on 3/7/13 in case as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/08/2013)
112013-03-07 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan:Initial Appearance as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 3/7/2013.USA appeared through A. Peterson. Deft appeared w/o counsel. Deft informed of rights, charges and penalties. Court to appoint counsel (FPD). USA seeks detention-GRANTED. Matter set for a Preliminary/Detention Hearing set for 3/8/2013 at 02:00 PM in Alexandria Courtroom 500 before Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan. Deft remanded to the custody of the USMS. (Tape #FTR.)(tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/08/2013)
122013-03-07 Temporary Detention Order as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on 3/7/13. (tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/08/2013)
132013-03-11 MOTION to Substitute Attorney by Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Pickard, Stephen) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/11/2013)
142013-03-08 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan:Preliminary Hearing as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 3/8/2013. USA appeared through C. Burwell. Deft appeared w/counsel, G. Gharbieh. Gov't calls witness and adduces evidence. Witness ID's deft. Witness adopts affidavit as part of testimony. Affidavit entered into evidence as part USA's exh #1. deft crossexamines witness. Deft has no argument as to PC. Court finds PC. Matter continued for further proceedings before the grand jury. Detention Hearing as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 3/8/2013. USA seeks detention. Deft argues for release w/conditions-DENIED. Deft may motion the court for re-hearing on detention if circumstances change. Deft remanded to the custody of the USMS w/o bond pending further action in this case. (Tape #FTR.)(tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/11/2013)
152013-03-08 ORDER OF DETENTION PENDING TRIAL as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on 3/8/13. (tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/11/2013)
162013-03-12 ORDER granting 13 Motion to Substitute Attorney as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1). Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on 03/12/2013. (jlan) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/12/2013)
172013-03-14 MOTION for Bond by Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (Attachments: # 1 Notice)(Pickard, Stephen) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/14/2013)
182013-03-18 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan: Motion for Reconsideration for Bond Hearing as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 3/18/2013. USA appeared through A. Peterson. Deft appeared w/counsel S. Pickard. Gov't calls witness and adducces evidence; Gov't exh #2 admitted. Deft crossexmines witness. Gov't redirects. Deft calls witness; Gov't crossexamines witness. Gov't argues for continued detention of deft due to risk of flight. Deft argues for release w/conditions-GRANTED. Deft remanded to the custody of the USMS to be released on bond w/conditions of PTS. (Tape #FTR.)(tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/18/2013)
192013-03-18 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release on Bond as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll Buchanan on 3/18/13. (tfitz, ) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/18/2013)
202013-03-19 CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to Indict as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (jcor) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/20/2013)
212013-03-21 ORDER granting 20 Motion for Extension of Time to Indictment as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1). ORDERED that the time period for indicting the defendant be and is hereby extended up to and including May 3, 2013. Accordingly, the delay resulting from the pending motion for extension shall be excluded in computing the time within which an indictment must be filed. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 3/21/2013. (jcor) [1:13-mj-00123-TCB] (Entered: 03/21/2013)
222013-04-25 INDICTMENT as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1) count(s) 1, 2, 3-5, 6. (tche, ) (Entered: 04/29/2013)
242013-04-25 Redacted Criminal Case Cover Sheet. (tche, ) (Entered: 04/29/2013)
252013-05-15 Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee:Arraignment as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1) Count 1,2,3-5,6 held on 5/15/2013. Deft WFA, PNG, and demanded bench trial. Jury trial waiver entered and filed - granted in open court as the documents are complicated. Deft voir dired by the Court on speedy trial, and a written waiver was entered by the Court in open court. Bench Trial set for 8/19/2013 at 10:00 AM in Alexandria Courtroom 601 before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee (2 days, per the Court). Motion Hearing set for 7/19/2013 at 09:00 AM in Alexandria Courtroom 601 before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee. Motions are due 20 days (6/4/13) and responses are due 6/11/13. If any motion requires taking of evidence, parties are to call chambers for a non-Friday motions date. Deft's oral motion to have his condition of third-party custodian suspended from 6/25-7/10/13, so custodian can go on pre-planned trip out of the country: heard, findings stated, and granted. Order to follow. Appearances: Carter Burwell for gov't; Deft w/ counsel, Stephen Picard. Deft cont'd. on current bond as temporarily amended. (Court Reporter Tracy Westfield.)(tbul, ) Modified on 5/16/2013 (tbul, ). (tbul, ). (Entered: 05/15/2013)
262013-05-15 WAIVER of Trial by Jury by Mehdi Khorramshahgol filed in open court (/s/ by Judge Lee) (tbul, ) (Entered: 05/16/2013)
272013-05-15 WAIVER of Speedy Trial by Mehdi Khorramshahgol entered and filed in open court (/s/ by Judge Lee) (tbul, ) (Entered: 05/16/2013)
282013-06-04 Discovery Order as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. Signed by District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee on 6/4/13. (tche, ) (Entered: 06/06/2013)
292013-07-15 Subpoena issued (krob, ) (Entered: 07/15/2013)
302013-08-12 EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/12/2013)
312013-08-12 WITNESS LIST by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/12/2013)
322013-08-12 TRIAL EXHIBIT CUSTODY FORM. Exhibis 1-66 returned as to USA. (krob, ) (Entered: 08/13/2013)
332013-08-14 STIPULATION by USA and Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/14/2013)
342013-08-15 Joint MOTION Regarding Use of Electronics in the Courtroom by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol. (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/15/2013)
352013-08-16 1:13CR199 WITNESS LIST by Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Pickard, Stephen) (Entered: 08/16/2013)
362013-08-15 ORDER granting the government's 34 Motion as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (1) to bring computer equipment to the Courtroom for the purpose of storing and searching electronically stored discovery materials. /s/ by District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee on 8/15/13. (tbul, ) (Entered: 08/16/2013)
372013-08-16 Amended EXHIBIT LIST by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/16/2013)
382013-08-19 Memorandum by USA as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol regarding Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/19/2013)
392013-08-19 STIPULATION by USA and Mehdi Khorramshahgol (Peterson, Andrew) (Entered: 08/19/2013)
402013-08-19 Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee:Bench Trial as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 8/19/2013. Andrew Peterson, Carter Burwell for gov't; Deft w/ counsel, Stephen Pickard. Opening Statements heard. Rule on witnesses requested. Gov't adduced evidence and rested, subject to possibly calling back one witness for rebuttal evidence. Bench Trial set to continue 8/20/2013 at 10:00 AM in Alexandria Courtroom 601 before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee. (Court Reporter R. Wilson.)(tbul, ) (Entered: 08/19/2013)
412013-08-20 Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee:Bench Trial Day 2 as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol held on 8/20/2013. Heard: discovery agreement reached by counsel. Deft adduced evidence and rested. No rebuttal witnesses called. Findings stated from the bench, and the Deft was found guilty on all counts. Referred to Probation for PSIR and cont'd. to: Sentencing set for 11/1/2013 at 09:00 AM in Alexandria Courtroom 601 before District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee. Deft cont'd. on current bond pending sentencing. (Court Reporter R. Wilson.)(tbul, ) (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/21/2013: # 1 Exhibit Clerk Notes Gov't Witnesses) (tbul, ). (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/21/2013: # 2 Exhibit Clerk Notes Admitted Govt Exhibits) (tbul, ). (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/21/2013: # 3 Exhibit Clerk Notes Deft Wits and Adm Exh) (tbul, ). (Entered: 08/20/2013)
422013-08-20 ORAL COURT VERDICT in open court as to Mehdi Khorramshahgol: (1) Guilty on Count 1,2,3-5,6, as stated in a bench ruling. By District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee on 8/20/13. (tbul, ) (Entered: 08/21/2013)