For 890 days while the government prosecuted retired Blue Bell executive Paul Kruse, that European river cruise or summer in Tuscany wasn’t an option. This week, his U.S. Passport was returned to Kruse, marking theContinue Reading Plea agreement brings closure to Blue Bell’s last case involving the 2015 listeriosis outbreak
The Final Docket Call for the second criminal trial of Paul Kruse, the retired Blue Bell Creameries president, is set for March 31 in Austin’s Western District Court.
Federal Judge Robert Pitman signed an order…Continue Reading Austin judge issues Final Docket Call for second criminal trial of retired Blue Bell exec
Another West Texas jury will be called next April for a second criminal trial of Paul Kruse, the retired Blue Bell Creamery president from Brenham, TX.
The first jury, empaneled Aug. 1 this year, was…Continue Reading New trial set for former chief of Blue Bell after first concluded with a hung jury
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Today the U.S. Court for the Western District of Texas is giving its first attention since Aug. 15 to the criminal case involving former Blue Bell chief Paul Kruse.
“The court hereby…Continue Reading Court action in case against former Blue Bell chief continues despite hung jury
Federal Judge Robert Pitman, who presided over the 15-day mistrial of Blue Bell’s former president, has ruled in another case involving the Brenham, TX-based creamery.
From his Western District of Texas federal court bench, Pitman…Continue Reading Blue Bell’s insurance carriers do not have to pay for the 2015 Listeria outbreak damages
AUSTIN — When the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) first learned South Carolina found Listeria in two Blue Bell ice cream products, it suggested the company prepare a recall notice.
But in…Continue Reading Texas DSHS first wanted Blue Bell to recall ice cream related to infections
AUSTIN — It was a long but primarily quiet Monday as a 12-man, four-woman jury was selected to hear the United States v. Paul Krause.
Kruse is the retired president of Blue Bell Creameries who…Continue Reading Jury picked for trial of former Blue Bell president; opening arguments today
When a federal criminal trial is less than 60 days from jury selection, that’s usually when the pretrial stage heats up. But in the criminal case of United States of America v. Paul Kruse, pretrial…Continue Reading Preparations underway for Blue Bell trial
Federal Judge Robert Pitman today will conduct a telephonic pre-trial conference in the case of the United States versus Paul Kruse.
Kruse, 66, of Brenham, TX, is the retired president of Blue Bell Creameries and…
Continue Reading Pretrial hearing held today in U.S. case against former Blue Bell president
Federal Judge Robert Pitman set the table for the criminal trial of the United States vs. Paul Kruse, which begins in seven and half months in Austin, TX. Jury selection and the trial is scheduled…
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