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This section includes the following elements which were served upon Alex White Plume on Saturday, August 10, 2002.

Thanks to Sandy Sauser for typing these documents into a word processor for Web posting, and to Bob Newland of the South Dakota Industrial Hemp Council for providing them.



Legal Cases > White Plume > Motion for Restraining Order
 
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA
WESTERN DIVISION
 
   
 
 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff,

vs.
ALEXANDER "Alex" WHITE PLUME, PERCY WHITE PLUME, their agents, servants, assigns, attorneys, and all others acting in concert with the named Defendant,

Defendants

 

CIV 02-5071


GOVERNMENT'S MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

 
         
 
 
Comes now the United States of America, by and through its attorneys, and respectfully moves the Court:
 
(1) for a Temporary Restraining Order pursuant to 21 U.S.C. Sec. 882(a) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 65(b) enjoining the defendants, Alexander "Alex" White Plume, Percy White Plume, and their agents, servants, assigns, attorneys and all others acting in concert with them from:
 
(a) possessing marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, distributing marijuana, possessing marijuana with the intent to manufacture or distribute, or conspiring to manufacture, distribute, or possess with intent to manufacture or distribute marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation or elsewhere, in violation so 21 U.S.C. Sec.Sec. 841(a)(1), 844, & 845; and
 
(b) distributing marijuana to Madison Hemp & Flax Company of Lexington, Kentucky, or to any other person or entity before, on or after Wednesday, August 14, 2002, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation or elsewhere, in violation of 21 U.S.C. Sec.841(a)(1) and 21 U.S.C. Sec. 846; and
 
(c) maintaining the following two described parcels of land for the purpose of manufacturing or distributing marijuana, in violation of 21 U.S.C. Sec. 856(a)(1):
 
Parcel 6647, located within Range 44 West, Township 38 North, Section 12; and
 
Parcel 6645, located within Range 44 West, Township 38 North, Section 11 and 12.
 
(2) for an Order granting a Preliminary Injunction under 21 U.S.C. Sec. 882(a) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 65(a) enjoining the defendants, Alexander "Alex" White Plume, Percy White Plume, and their agents, servants, assigns, attorneys and all others acting in concert with them from possessing marijuana, manufacturing marijuana, distributing marijuana, possessing marijuana with the intent to manufacture or distribute, maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing or distributing marijuana, or conspiring to manufacture, distribute, or possess with intent to manufacture or distribute marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation or elsewhere, in violation of 21 U.S.C. Sec.Sec. 841(a)(1), 844, 846, & 856(a)(1), at any time in the future after the filing of the Complaint in this matter.
 
In support of these motions for injunctive relief under the Controlled Substances Act and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the United States provides an accompanying Memorandum of Law.
 
The United States respectfully requests that the Court immediately grant the Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and set a date for hearing on the Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
 
Dated this 9th day of August, 2002.
 
JAMES E. McMAHON
United States Attorney
By:
 
s/ Mark A. Vargo
MARK A. VARGO
Assistant U.S. Attorney
201 Federal Building
515 Ninth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 342-7822
 
s/ John O. Holm
JOHN O. HOLM
Assistant U.S. Attorney
P.O. Box 5073
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5073
(605) 330-4400
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
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