United States v. Hall
Case Number 08-10208-MLB, ___ F.Supp.2d ____, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131466 (D. Kan. 2010). Complete dismissal of mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and other charges on vagueness grounds. Case involved complex allegations of fraud, involving Kansas cigarette distributors selling cigarettes to tribal retailers in the state of Oklahoma. Prosecutors claimed cigarette tax losses of $ 25 million, and “gross proceeds” of $ 110 million. Government appeal dismissed following review by the Department of Justice and the United States Solicitor General.
United States v. Diaz
Case Number 08-10100-01 MLB (D. Kan. August 1, 2008). Federal drug case resulting from an I-70 car stop in Thomas County, Kansas, involving 1 pound of 98% pure methamphetamine. Case dismissed following successful Motion to Suppress.
United States v. Dang
Case Number 06-10212-JTM (D. Kan. September 19, 2006). Federal drug case resulting from an I-70 car stop in Ellis County, Kansas, involving 1.8 pounds of methamphetamine and 11 pounds of cocaine. Case dismissed following vigorous pre-trial motion practice.