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United States District Court
Southern District of Ohio






Case Number: 1:05-CR-00038

Representing the Commonwealth:

Jason Snyder
USM Number: 04095-061
Defendant's Attorney C. Ransom Hudson, Esq.



[X] pleaded guilty to count(s): 1 of the Indictment

[ ] 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 defendant is adjudicated guilty of these offenses:

Title & Section

Nature of Offense  

Offense Ended


29 U.S.C. § 501(c)

Embezzlement of
Union Funds



The defendant is sentenced as provided in pages 2 through 5 of this judgment. The sentence is imposed pursuant to the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984.

[ ] The defendant 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 shall notify the United States Attorney for this district within 30 days of any change of name, residence, 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 shall notify the court and United States attorney of material changes in economic circumstances.

February 2, 2006
Date of Imposition of Judgment

Signature of Judicial Officer

S. Arthur Spiegel, U.S. Senior District Judge
Name & Title of Judge



The defendant is hereby sentenced to probation for a term of THREE (3) years.

The defendant shall participate in a Home Confinement program for a period of 180 days. During this time, the defendant will remain at defendant's place of residence except for employment and other activities approved in advance by the defendant's probation officer. The defendant shall be subject to the conditions of home confinement adopted by the Southern District of Ohio, which may include the requirement to wear an electronic monitoring device and to follow electronic monitoring procedures specified by the probation officer. Further, the defendant will be required to pay for the daily cost of electronic monitoring services. A percentage of this payment may be waived based on the probation officer's evaluation of the defendant financial condition.

The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime.

The defendant shall not unlawfully possess a controlled substance. The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of a controlled substance. The defendant shall submit to one drug test within 15 days of placement on probation and at least two periodic drug tests thereafter, as determined by the court.

[ ] The above drug testing condition is suspended, based on the court's determination that the defendant poses a low risk of future substance abuse. (Check if applicable)

[X] The defendant shall not possess a firearm, ammunition, destructive device, or any other dangerous weapon. (Check if applicable)

[X] The defendant shall cooperate in the collection of DNA as directed by the probation officer. (Check if applicable)

[ ] The defendant shall register with the state sex offender registration agency in the state where the defendant resides, works, or is a student, as directed by the probation officer. (Check if applicable)

[ ] The defendant shall participate in an approved program for domestic violence. (Check if applicable)

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

The defendant must comply with the standard conditions that have been adopted by this court as well as with any additional conditions on the attached page.


  1. the defendant shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer;
  2. the defendant shall report to the probation officer and shall submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month;
  3. the defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer;
  4. the defendant shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities;
  5. the defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons;
  6. the defendant shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change m residence or employment;
  7. the defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substances, except as prescribed by a physician;
  8. the defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered;
  9. the defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity, and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer;
  10. the defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view by the probation officer;
  11. the defendant shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer;
  12. the defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court;
  13. as directed by the probation officer, the defendant shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by the defendant's criminal record or personal history or characteristics, and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to confirm the defendant's compliance with such notification requirement.


  1. Defendant shall submit to random drug testing throughout his term of probation and participate in substance abuse treatment as instructed by the U.S. Probation 0fficer.


The defendant must pay the total criminal monetary penalties under the Schedule of Payments on Sheet 6.






$ 100


$ 21,240.64

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

[X] The defendant must make restitution (including community restitution) to the following payees in the amounts listed below.

If the defendant 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

Roofre's AFL-CIO
1579 Summit Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Attn: Robert Stockelman





$ 21,240.64

$ 21,240.64


[ ] Restitution amount ordered pursuant to plea agreement $ ________

[ ] The defendant shall pay interest on any fine or restitution of more than $2,500, unless the fine or restitution 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 set forth in this Judgment may be subject to penalties for delinquency and default, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3612(g).

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

[X] the interest requirement is waived for the [ ] fine and/or [X] restitution.
[ ] the interest requirement for the [ ] fine and/or [ ] restitution is modified as follows:

* 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.


Having assessed the defendant's ability to pay, payment of the total criminal monetary penalties are due as follows:

  1. [ ] Lump sum payment of $ due immediately, balance due
    [ ] not later than ___, or
    [ ] in accordance with [ ] C, [ ] D, [ ] E, or [ ] F below; or

  2. [X] Payment to begin immediately (may be combined with [X] C, [ ] D, or [ ] F below); or

  3. [X] Payment in equal monthly installments, upon recommendation of the probation officer. The probation officer shall recommend a payment schedule to the Court within 30 days after judgment. The Court will then enter an Order establishing a schedule of payments; or

  4. [ ] Payment in equal installments of $ over a period of to commence days after release from imprisonment to a term of supervision; or

  5. [ ] Payment during the term of supervised release will commence within ___ (e.g., 30 or 60 days) after release from imprisonment. The court will set the payment plan based on an assessment of the defendant's ability to pay at that time; or

  6. [ ] Special instructions regarding the payment of criminal monetary penalties:

    [ ] If the defendant, while incarcerated, is working in a non-UNICOR or grade 5 UNICOR job, the defendant shall pay $25.00 per quarter toward defendant's restitution obligation. If working in a grade 1-4 UNICOR job, defendant shall pay 50% of defendant monthly pay toward defendant's restitution obligation. Any change in this schedule shall be made only by order of this Court.

    [ ] After the defendant is released from imprisonment, and within 30 days of the commencement of the term of supervised release the probation officer shall recommend a revised payment schedule to the Court to satisfy any unpaid balance of the restitution. The Court will enter an order establishing a schedule of payments.

Unless the court has expressly ordered otherwise, if this judgment imposes imprisonment, payment of criminal monetary penalties is due during imprisonment. All criminal monetary penalties, except those payments made through the Federal Bureau of Prisons' Inmate Financial Responsibility Program, are made to the clerk of the court.

The defendant shall receive credit for all payments previously made toward any criminal monetary penalties imposed.

[ ] Joint and Several (Defendant name, Case Number, Total Amount, Joint and Several Amount and corresponding payee):

[ ] The defendant shall pay the cost of prosecution.

[ ] The defendant shall pay the following court cost(s):

[ ] The defendant shall forfeit the defendant'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, (8) costs, including cost of prosecution and court costs.