United States
Hawk Field Servs. LLC

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CASE NUMBER: 4:11CR00060 HDY (E.D. Ark. Sep. 14, 2011)




D. ALLAN GATES Defendant Organization's Attorney


(For Organizational Defendants)


Defendant Organization's Attorney


[√] pleaded guilty to count(s) 1- 3 to misdemeanor information

[] pleaded nolo contendere to count(s) ___________ which was accepted by the court.

[] was found guilty on count(s) ____________ after a plea of not guilty.

The organizational defendant is adjudicated guilty of these offenses:

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦ Title & Section ¦ Nature of Offense ¦ Offense Ended ¦ Count ¦ +-----------------------------+-----------------------+---------------+-------¦ ¦16 USC §§1538(a)(1)(B) &1540 ¦Taking an Endangered ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦(b)(1). 50 CFR § 17.21(a)(c)&¦Species, class A ¦4/17/2009 ¦1-3 ¦ ¦18 USC §2 ¦Misdemeanors ¦ ¦ ¦ +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+

The defendant organization is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 6 of this judgment.

[] The defendant organization has been found not guilty on count(s) ____________

[] Count(s) ________ [] is [] are dismissed on the motion of the United States.

It is ordered that the defendant organization must notify the United States attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, principal business address, or mailing address until all fines, restitution, costs, and special assessments imposed by this judgment are fully paid. If ordered to pay restitution, the defendant organization must notify the court and United States attorney of material changes in economic circumstances.

Defendant Organization's

Federal Employer ID. No.: 86-0876964

Dated: September 13 2011

Date of Imposition of Judgment

Defendant Organization's Principal Business Address:

C/O Mitchell Williams Law Firm

425 W Capitol Avenue

Suite 1800

Little Rock, AR 72201


Signature of Judge

H. David Young
U.S. Mag. Judge

Name of Judge Title of Judge

Defendant Organization's Mailing Address:

C/O Mitchell Williams Law Firm

425 W Capitol Avenue

Suite 1800

Little Rock, AR 72201


The defendant organization is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of : 36 months The defendant organization shall not commit another federal, state or local crime.

If this judgment imposes a fine or a restitution obligation, it is a condition of probation that the defendant organization pay in accordance with the Schedule of Payments sheet of this judgment.

The defendant organization must comply with the standard conditions that have been adopted by this court as well as with any additional conditions on the attached page (if indicated below).


1) within thirty days from the date of this judgment, the defendant organization shall designate an official of the organization to act as the organizations's representative and to be the primary contact with the probation officer; 2) the defendant organization shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer; 3) the defendant organization shall notify the probation officer ten days prior to any change in principal business or mailing address; 4) the defendant organization shall permit a probation officer to visit the organization at any of its operating business sites; 5) the defendant organization shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of any criminal prosecution, major civil litigation, or administrative proceeding against the organization; 6) the defendant organization shall not dissolve, change its name, or change the name under which it does business unless this judgment and all criminal monetary penalties imposed by this court are either fully satisfied or are equally enforceable against the defendant's successors or assignees; and 7) the defendant organization shall not waste, nor without permission of the probation officer, sell, assign, or transfer its assets.


The defendant organization must pay the following total criminal monetary penalties under the schedule of payments on Sheet 4.

+----------------------------------------------+ ¦ ¦ Assessment ¦ Fine ¦ Restitution ¦ +------+------------+------------+-------------¦ ¦TOTALS¦$ 375.00 ¦$ 350,000.00¦$ 150,000.00 ¦ +----------------------------------------------+

[] The determination of restitution is deferred until _____ . An Amended Judgment in a Criminal Case (AO 245C) will be entered after such determination.

[] The defendant organization shall make restitution (including community restitution) to the following payees in the amount listed below.

If the defendant organization makes a partial payment, each payee shall receive an approximately proportioned payment, unless specified otherwise in the priority order or percentage payment column below. However, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3664(i), all nonfederal victims must be paid before the United States is paid.

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ ¦Name of Payee ¦Total Loss ¦Restitution Ordered ¦Priority or Percentage ¦ +----------------+-------------+---------------------+------------------------¦ ¦National Fish ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦and Wildlife ¦$150.000.00 ¦$150.000.00 ¦ ¦ ¦Foundation ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ +----------------+-------------+---------------------+------------------------¦ ¦TOTALS ¦$150,000.00 ¦$150,000.00 ¦ ¦ +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ [√]Restitution amount ordered pursuant to plea agreement $ 150,000.00

Findings for the total amount of losses are required under Chapters 109A, 110, 110A, and 113A of Title 18 for offenses committed on or after September 13, 1994, but before April 23, 1996.

[]The defendant organization shall pay interest on restitution or a fine of more than $2,500, unless the restitution or fine is paid in full before the fifteenth day after the date of the judgment, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(f). All of the payment options on Sheet 4 may be subject to penalties for delinquency and default, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(g).

[]The court determined that the defendant organization does not have the ability to pay interest, and it is ordered that:

[] the interest requirement is waived for the [] fine [] restitution.
[] the interest requirement for the [] fine [] restitution is modified as follows:


Having assessed the organization's ability to pay, payment of the total criminal monetary penalties are due as follows: A [√] Lump sum payment of $ 500,375.00 due immediately, balance due

[] not later than _ , or

[√] in accordance with [] C or [√] D below; or B [] Payment to begin immediately (may be combined with [] C or [] D below); or C [] Payment in __ (e.g., equal, weekly, monthly, quarterly) installments of $ ____ over a period of ___ (e.g., months or years), to commence __ (e.g., 30 or 60 days) after the date of this judgment; or D [√]Special instructions regarding the payment of criminal monetary penalties:

Restitution is mandatory, payable to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, due immediately, and shall be used as organizational community service to fund environmental projects and initiatives designed for the protection, preservation, and restoration of the environment and ecosystems in the areas of the Fayetteville Shale found in the E/D of AR. All criminal monetary penalties are made to the clerk of the court. The defendant organization shall receive credit for all payments previously made toward any criminal monetary penalties imposed. []Joint and Several

Defendant and Co-Defendant Names and Case Numbers (including defendant number), Total Amount, Joint and Several Amount, and corresponding payee, if appropriate.
[] The defendant organization shall pay the cost of prosecution. [] The defendant organization shall pay the following court cost(s): [] The defendant organization shall forfeit the defendant organization's interest in the following property to the United States: Payments shall be applied in the following order: (1) assessment, (2) restitution principal, (3) restitution interest, (4) fine principal, (5) fine interest, (6) community restitution, (7) penalties, and (8) costs, including cost of prosecution and court costs.