Federal proceedings – 18-cr-88


June 16, 2020 update:

The court unsealed Adams’s motion and you can read it here: motion.

A redacted copy of the notice that victims received is here: notice.
The notice includes contact information for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  Victims may always contact the Receiver, but the Receiver strongly encourages victims to contact the U.S. Attorney’s Office directly to share their opinion on Adams’s motion or any other matter for which the U.S. Attorney’s Office is responsible.  

June 16, 2020 update:

Lamar Adams is serving a 19.5-year sentence in federal prison. On June 15, 2020, victims received a notice stating that Adams has asked for compassionate release.  Adams’s motion currently is sealed.  The Receiver is working to obtain a copy of the motion that she can share, and when she does she will post it here.

Victims should contact the U.S. Attorney’s Office directly to share their opinion on Adams’s release or on any other matter for which the U.S. Attorney’s Office is responsible.  The notice that victims received includes contact information for persons in that office.  If victims have questions, they may always contact the Receiver.

The Receiver will continue to provide information here as it becomes known.

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The following are select filings (most recent first) from the federal criminal case United States v. Adams, No. 3:18-cr-00088 (S.D. Miss):

2020-07-16 [42] Adams’s Reply to Government’s Response to Motion for Compassionate Release

2020-06-26 [40] Special Master’s Status Report

2020-06-11 [37] Government’s Response to Motion for Compassionate Release

2020-05-28 [35] Motion for Compassionate Release

2020-04-27 [34] Special Master’s Status Report

2020-02-28 [33] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-10-31 [32] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-08-27 [31] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-06-17 [30] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-04-18 [29] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-02-21 [28] Special Master’s Status Report

2019-01-22 [27] Order granting Motion for Extension of Time to File Restitution Order

2019-01-18 [26] Motion for Extension of Time to File Proposed Restitution Order

2018-11-26 [24] Order granting Motion to Appoint Receiver as Special Master

2018-11-19 [23] Motion to Appoint Receiver as Special Master

2018-11-08 [21] Judgment

2018-10-30 [Docket entry only] “Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Carlton W. Reeves: Sentencing held on 10/30/2018 for Arthur Lamar Adams (1). APPEARANCES: Dave Fulcher, AUSA; John Colette and Sherwood Colette, Defense counsel; Jamie Harrell, USPO. Evidence and testimony were presented before the Court. Exhibits admitted: D-5, D-6. Count(s) 1: 235 month term of imprisonment followed by a three year term of supervised release. Ordered to pay $100.00 Special Assessment fee. Restitution was delayed and to be determined at a later hearing; Count(s) 2 and 3: Dismissed on government’s motion. The Court adopted the Presentence Investigation Report. Government’s Appendix A and B, Transcript of Interview of Arthur Lamar Adams, Defense Objections to PSR, Government’s Response to Defense Objections, Defendant’s Reply to Government’s Response to Defense Objections, Addendum, and Letters of Support were made a part of the record. The defendant was allowed to Self Report to the designated BOP by Noon on January 7, 2019. “

2018-10-29 [Docket entry only] “Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Carlton W. Reeves: Sentencing hearing held on 10/29/18. APPEARANCES: David Fulcher, AUSA; John Colette and Sherwood Colette; retained counsel; Jamie Harrell, USPO. Evidence and testimony were presented before the court. Exhibits admitted: G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, G-5, G-6; D-1, D-2, D-3, D-4 with redactions. The sentencing will continue on 10/30/18 at 9:30 AM.”

2018-08-30 [Docket entry only] “Defendant’s objections to the PSR shall be exchanged by September 17th, 2018. The government’s rebuttal shall be exchanged by October 15th, 2018.”

2018-08-20 [Docket entry only] “Sentencing reset for 10/29/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 5B (Jackson) before District Judge Carlton W. Reeves”

2018-08-07 [Docket entry only] “ORDER granting [15] Unopposed Motion to Continue as to Arthur Lamar Adams (1). Sentencing will be heard on the date agreed to by the parties and the Court.

2018-07-27 [15] Motion to Continue Sentencing Date

2018-05-09 [11] Plea agreement

2018-05-01 [4] Waiver of indictment

2018-05-01 [1] Bill of information