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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE WESTERN DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,
V.

No. 02-20449 CLNTON LEWIS, Defendant.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO IMPEACH WITNESSES PURS UANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF EVIDENCE 609 (B) COMES NOW, the Defendant, Clinton Lewis, by and throug h his attorneys of record James A. Simmons, C. Anne Tipton, and Howard B. Manis pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 609(b) and gives the Government notice pursuant to Federal Rule of Evidence 609(b) of it’s intention to impeach by prior convic tion the following anticipated witnesses of the Government. (The Government has not provid ed a witness list to counsel, therefore, this notice may be amended and/or supple mented as witnesses are summoned during trial.) Additionally, Defendant will impeac h called witnesses with other convictions not subject to F.R.E. 609 (b), which do not require specific pretrial notice to the opposing party. Each conviction, as to each witness as set forth below, has signifi cant probative value in the impeachment of each witness. These prior convic tions are for drug related offense, crimes of dishonesty, fraud, or show indicia of untruth fulness or deceit. Furthermore, the alleged indictment in this matter asserts the RICO conspiracy began on or about the year 1995, approximately 17 years ago. Theref ore the criminal activities of

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witnesses duri ng this time pe riod are highly probative and substantially ou permissible pr tweigh any ejudicial effect . The Defenda nt gives notice to the Governm following witne ent of the sses and specif ic correspondin g convictions: 1. Carlos Whitelo w Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Prope Indictment No. rty 12/1/97 97-11140 Over $500 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Carjacking Indictment No. 97-12375 05/6/98 2. Temarcus Car twright Crimin al Ct of Tenne ssee Poss Cont Sub thdictment No. st W00-00100 03/17/00 w/intent to MD Criminal Ct of S Tennessee Reckless Endan Indictment No. ger 09/25/00 00-06021 w/ deadly wea 3. Roosevelt Har pon ris Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 99-09427 12/05/00 w/ intent to M USDC of E. T DS exas Consp. To Dis Indictment No. tr 08-00060 03/12/08 Cocaine/Marij 4. Tino Harris uana Criminal Ct of Tennessee Take contraba Indictment No. nd 98-02 117 03/06/97 into Penal Fac Criminal Ct of ility Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 99-12603 08/22/00 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 99-07771 08/22/00 w/intent to MD 5. Bobby Cole S USDC of W. T ennessee Consp. Dist Coc Indictment No. . 87-20220 01/06/89 6. Clarence Broad y Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 92-10831 04/29/93 w/intent to MD Criminal Ct of S Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 99-10744 11/06/02 w/intent to MD 7. Craig Petties S Criminal Ct of Tennessee Burglary Indictment No. 98-05800 12/14/98 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Prope Indictment No. rty 98-0580 1 05/12/98 less $500 8. Vacha Vaughn Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub indictment No. st 93-06 177 07/22/93 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 98-04378 02/23/99 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Prope rty 06/01’99

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Indictment No. 99-05955 over $500 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Prope Indictment No. 9. rty 12/17/99 Demetrius Field 99-0647 1 s over $500 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 90-15728 04/19/9 1 w/intent to MD Criminal Ct of S Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 96-0665 7 05/02/96 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Reckless Endan Indictment No. ger 05/02/96 96-06655 w/deadly weapo Criminal Ct of n Tennessee Intention Evade Indictment No. 05/02/96 96-06655 Arrest in Auto Criminal Ct of Tennessee Failure to Appea Indictment No. r 0 1/30/98 97-12111 in felony case Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 00-03907 01/29/01 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Convict Felon Indictment No. 00-15033 01/29/0 1 in Poss Handgun 10. Brian Orr Circuit Ct of A rkansas Felony Theft (Poinsett Co.) 08/27/91 Indictment No. 9 1-158 11. Michael Broad y General Session s Tennessee Shoplifting Booking No. 89 278994 12/1/89 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 92-10693 05/10/93 w/intent MDS USDC of W. T ennessee Sell/Dist Cont Indictment No. 12. Sub 10/27/97 Charles Floyd 96-20 102 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Subst Indictment No. 93-05212 08/11/93 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Poss Cont Sub Indictment No. st 96-02738. 39 w 08/06/96 /intent MDS Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Propert Indictment No. 13. y Fermando John 01-03198,99 ov 11/28/00 son er $500 USDC of Texas Sell/Dist Cont Indictment No. Subst 12/08/98 97-002 13 cocaine 14. Tobias Pride Criminal Ct of Tennessee Theft of Propert Indictment No. y 98-06449 12/08/98 over $500 15. Leonardo Sande rs USDC of W. T ennessee Poss w/I to Dis Indictment No. tr 95-20176 02/20/96 Cocaine 16. Kevin Taylor Circuit Ct Ark (St. Francis) Agg. Robbery Indictment No. 1990-165 11/12/90 Circuit Ct Ark (Crittenden) Del. Const Sub st 12/2li91 3

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md. No. 9 1-75859, 617 17. Lorenzo Taylor

Felon In Poss Weapon; Poss Poss Const Subs t 11/22/96 09/08/98

18.

Robert Taylor

Criminal Ct of T ennessee Poss Cont Subst Indictment No. 96-08297 w/intent MDS Criminal Ct of T ennessee Burglary Indictment No. 1-9800753-57 Criminal Ct of Tennessee Indictment No. 90-10482 Criminal Ct of T ennessee Indictment No. 98-14410 Criminal Ct of T ennessee Indictment No. 99-02884 General Session s (Shelby Co., Ten nessee) Case No. 986269 04 USCD of Texas md. No. 98-cr-39 50 USDC of Tenne ssee md. No. 0 1-0004 7 USDC of Tenne ssee md. No. 02-20087 Gen. Sess. Shelb y Co Tennessee GS96 417966 Criminal Ct of T ennessee md. No. 96-055 368 Criminal Ct of T ennessee md. No. 97-08826 Criminal Ct of T ennessee md. No. 00-11392

Sale of Cont Subs t 11/26/90 Solicit Poss Con t 01/11/00 Subst w/intent M DS Theft of Propert y over $500 Theft of Property less $500 06/29/98

19.

Mario Stewart

20.

Rueben Laurel

21.

Marlo Pride

22.

Geraldine Gallo way

Poss Cont Subst w/intent deliver Consp Poss Con t Subst w/int Dist Poss Cont Subst w/intent Sell/Dis t Theft of Propert y over $500 Poss Cont Subst w/intent MDS Theft of Propert y over $500 Theft of Propert y over $500

05/12/98 4/10/0 1 4/17/01 8/22/96 5/16/96 8/14/97 9/28/00

USDC of W. Ten nessee Indictment No. 95 -20164

Fraud/False Ent ries 02/22/96

The Defendant re serves the right to amend this no tice upon notice by the Government of the witnesses it intends to call du ring trial.

Respectfully subm itted,

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Is! James A. Simmons JAMES A. SIMMONS, #10107 Hazel Path Mansion, 105 Hazel Path Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-824-9131 Is! C. Anne Tipton C. ANNE TIPTON, #163 17 8 South Third, Fourth Floor Memphis, TN 38103 901-529-8500
/s/ Howard B. Manis HOWARD B. MANIS 1000 Ridgeway Loop, Suite 320 Memphis, Tennessee 38120 901-682-0069

Attorneys for Clinton Lewis

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I, C. Anne Tipton do hereby certify that a true and exact copy of the foregoing has been served either by electronic filing in the federal court electronic filing system or regular US mail, postage pre-paid, on this the 2 day of February 2012, to the following: E. Greg Gilluly, Jr., AUSA 800 Federal Office Building Memphis, TN 38103 David Pritchard, AUSA 167 N. Main Street, Ste 800 Memphis, TN 38103

and all attorneys of record for co-defendants.

Is! C. Anne Tipton C. ANNE TIPTON