On February 27, 2006, Falun Gong leader Li Hongzhi was accused of a crime of not tying the safety belt during driving. The case was accepted by New Mexico Courts. Li Hongzhi got his second charge because of failing to appear in Court. On April 17, 2006, Li Hongzhi entered plea of guilty and paid all fines and costs of all obligations met.
The official website of New Mexico Courts ( http://nmcourts.gov ) shows that the defendant Li Hongzhi, was born on May 13, 1951, the registration kinship are Sandy R Li (李瑞) and Annie M Leigh (李美歌), and the case number is M-40-TR-200600477.
The case details are as follows:
On March 1, 2006, the Court accepted the case, a summons No. C-45847704 was sent out for the defendant was not wearing seatbelt, requiring the defendant for court appearance on March 10.
On March 3, the judge CALVIN LUCERO said the defendant had requested telephone hearing for not guilty plea, and advised it was up to the judge.
On March 9, the Court confirmed the hearing time 3:45 pm of March 31.
On March 31, the defendant failed to appear in Court, judge CALVIN LUCERO send another summons numbered C-46579413 to the defendant.
On April 5, a bench Warrant for failure to appear was issued by Thorsen Sheila.
On April 6, a criminal summons 9CS-00721 was issued by the Court, and the trial was postponed to 10:00 am on April 20.
On April 12, the defendant made plea of guilty to all charges with judge CALVIN LUCERO by telephone.
On April 17, 2006, Li Hongzhi entered plea of guilty, and paid all fines and costs of all obligations met.
Previously, Kaiwind.com once disclosed that Li Hongzhi was punished in the United States for traffic crime in June 2008, at that time Li Hongzhi was punished by Smith County Court, Virginia State, for speeding.
Figure 1: case number M-40-TR-200600477, defendant name
Figure 2: criminal charges: 1, no seat belts; 2, failure to obey notice to appear
Figure 3: cases processing
Note: the following is the complete record number and the file number of Li Hongzhi’s case
Name: Hongzhi Li
Offense: Failure To Obey Notice To Appear
Offense Date: 3/31/2006
Offense: Failure To Use Safety Belts
Offense Date: 2/27/2006
Location: New Mexico
Court: Criminal Court
Case Number: M-40-TR-200600477
Offender IDNB: 7063635290237218338M-40-TR-20060047720060301