New documents filed in U.S. District Court for Western Texas in Austin say the former chief executive of Blue Bell Creameries remains free on a $50,000 unsecured bond.

Federal Magistrate Judge Mark Lane ordered Brenham, TX, resident Paul Kruse freed immediately after conditions of the defendant’s release were processed by
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Blue Bell’s former chief executive has waived physical appearance for his initial appearance in federal court on felony charges stemming from a 2015 Listeria outbreak.

The defendant, Paul Kruse, has posted bail and accepted conditions of his continued freedom.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane cited the current coronavirus pandemic for
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After almost three weeks with almost no activity, the criminal case involving the United States v. Paul Kruse has inched forward.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane filed an order setting a telephone conference for the case. The conference apparently occurred on May 19, but no electronic summary is available on
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