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United States of America v. James E. Everett, Jr. Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Jury Convicts KCK Man Following Confrontation at Bolling Federal Building

A Kansas City, Kan., man was convicted on January 10, 2018 at trial following a confrontation with law enforcement officers at the Richard Bolling Federal Building.

James E. Everett, Jr., 31, of Kansas City, was found guilty on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, of threatening a federal law enforcemen... More...
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State of Missouri v. Jeffrey L. Bruner

Considering the evidence in the light most favorable to submission of a self-defense
instruction, the record shows Mr. Bruner and his wife, Michelle Hale, were estranged.
Mr. Bruner testified that to his knowledge she was not seeing anyone else, though he was
aware she had met a college football coach for a lunch date. He later learned the coach
was Derek Moore.
Mr. Bru... More...
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State of Indiana v. Scottie Kincade Warren County Courthouse - Williamsport, Indiana

Williamsport, IN - Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Murder

The State of Indiana charged Scottie Kincaide, age 34, with murder and arson in conjunction with the death of Hearth Smith, age 31, on September 27, 2016. See: 35-42-1-1(1): Murder, 35-42-1-1(2): Murder, 35-43-1-1(a)(1)/F4: Arson knowingly damage by fire, etc. the dwelling of another w/o consent.

The defendant and the victi... More...
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State of Texas v. John Meeker Franklin County Courthouse, Mount Vernon, Texas

Mount Vernon, TX - Defendant Acquitted of Arson After Admitting The Charge

The State of Texas charged John Meeker, age 46, with arson.

Meeker testified that he set his own house of fire after his girlfriend left him.

If is a felony in Texas to burn your house down if its within an incorporated town.... More...
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United States of America v. Everett B. Robinson Tenth Circuit Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

In 2007, Everett Bernard Robinson was sentenced to 180 months’
imprisonment under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e), for
being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition in violation of 18 U.S.C.
§ 922(g)(1). He unsuccessfully pursued a direct appeal and relief under 28 U.S.C.
§ 2255. After the Supreme Court decided Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct.... More...
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United States of America v. Paulino Morales-Alonso Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

This appeal requires us to decide whether Georgia aggravated assault as defined by O.C.G.A § 16-5-21(a)(2) is a crime of violence under the operative version of § 2L1.2 of the Sentencing Guidelines. Defendant Paulino Morales-Alonso was convicted in 2016 of illegally reentering the United States, in violation of 8 U.S.C. §§ 1326(a) and (b)(2), after having been deported following a conviction for a... More...   $0 (01-05-2018 - GA)


In the fall of 2014, Mr. Foltz moved into the home of his girlfriend, Amanda Russell, and her two children. On December 22, 2014, Ms. Russell took her two-year-old son, BB, to a pediatrician, Dr. Fall, with concerns that BB had been vomiting, complaining of leg pain, and that he was bruising easily. After an examination and receiving the results of blood work, Dr. Fall concluded that BB’s injur... More...   $0 (12-30-2017 - WY)

United States of America v. Vincent Asaro Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY - Long-Time Bonanno Crime Family Member Sentenced to 96 Months’ Imprisonment For Arson

Vincent Asaro, Bonanno Soldier Who Committed Murder and Lufthansa Robbery, Sentenced For Ordering Innocent Motorist’s Car Torched Over Road Rage Incident

Long-time Bonanno crime family member Vincent Asaro was sentenced by United States District Judge Allyne R. Ross to 96 months’ i... More...
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George L. Mullin v. The State of Texas Criminal mischief, burglary of a building, and two counts of theft of copper.

Appellant was charged by indictment with criminal mischief, burglary of a building, and two counts of theft of copper. He pleaded “not guilty,” and the matter proceeded to a bench trial. At trial, the evidence showed that a break-in occurred at the clubhouse of the Pines Gun Club in Lufkin. A television was stolen from the clubhouse. Copper cables were removed from one of the target machines ... More...   $0 (12-29-2017 - TX)

STATE OF IOWA vs. RICKY KEASLING Jury returns guilty verdict in Keasling trial

Darrell Teeter was murdered on August 11, 2014, at the same location
where he lived and worked, the Main Street Bait Shop in downtown Eldon. The
bait shop was in the front of the building, and Teeter’s residence was in the back.
Teeter had been ill and undergoing dialysis a few days a week, and he had been
prescribed hydrocodone for chronic pain.
A few days prior to hi... More...
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In October 2015, Rogers was named in a four-count indictment under
Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-15-600299 charging him with two counts each of aggravated
vehicular assault, second-degree felonies, and driving while under the influence of
alcohol or drugs, first-degree misdemeanors. The case stemmed from a February 2105
automobile accident where Rogers was driving on a suspended licens... More...
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United States of America v. Jean Oscar, a/ki/a ZB, Hypico Beaulieu, a/k/a Pico, a/k/a Dred Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Defendant Hypico Beaulieu appeals his six criminal convictions and his sentence, all related to drug trafficking and the illegal possession of firearms. Co-defendant Jean Oscar appeals his two convictions for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm on two different dates. Their appeals present five issues, implicating the lengthy investigation that led to their arrests and their joint c... More...   $0 (12-22-2017 - FL)

United States of America v. Jolon Devon Carthorne, Sr. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals - Richmond, Virginia

In this appeal, we consider the district court’s dismissal of a motion for post-conviction relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2255. We decide whether our decision on direct appeal, that a sentencing court did not plainly err in designating a defendant as a “career offender,” requires a conclusion on collateral review that trial counsel did not render ineffective assistance by failing to object to that desig... More...   $0 (12-21-2017 - NC)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. RICK ALLEN JONES United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

On August 21, 2006, Jones pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and armed career criminal, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1) and the Armed Career Criminal Act (“ACCA”), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e). The ACCA imposes a mandatory minimum sentence of fifteen years of imprisonment on a person who violates Section 922(g) and has three previous convictions for a “serious dru... More...   $0 (12-21-2017 - AZ)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. SHAUN L. GRAVES United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

On the evening of October 16, 2014, Officer Dennis Simmons of the Harrisburg Police Department was conducting an undercover surveillance operation in a highcrime area of the city while dressed in plainclothes and sitting in an unmarked car. While in his car, Officer Simmons heard a radio dispatch about possible gunshots in an unspecified area east of his location. The dispatch went on to describ... More...   $0 (12-20-2017 - PA)

In re Patti J. Wagner, as Guardian of Jenny Wagner, an Incapacitated Adult

Real parties in interest, Four J’s Community Living Center, Inc. (“Four J’s) and Anthonia Uduma (“Uduma”), have filed motions for rehearing and for en banc reconsideration of our April 27, 2017 opinion. We deny the motion for rehearing, but withdraw our opinion and issue the following opinion in its stead. Because we issue a new opinion in connection with the denial of rehearing, the motion for en... More...   $0 (12-18-2017 - TX)

S.V. Gopalratnam v. Hewlett-Packard Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Plaintiffs’ son tragically perished in a fire at plaintiffs’ home in June 2010. Believing that the fire was caused by a defective lithium ion battery cell from their son’s laptop, plaintiffs filed a products liability suit against separate manufacturers of the laptop, battery pack, and indi-vidual battery cells. Plaintiffs supported their causation the-ory solely through testimony from two expert ... More...   $0 (12-17-2017 - WI)

United States of America v. John Foster Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

The Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e), imposes a 15-year minimum sentence on de-fendants convicted of illegally possessing a firearm, see id. § 922(g)(1), who also have at least three prior convictions for a “violent felony” or a “serious drug offense.” Id. § 924(e)(1). After John Foster pleaded guilty to illegal gun possession un-der § 922(g)(1), the district court considered h... More...   $0 (12-08-2017 - IN)

United States of Ameriva v. Geoffrey Thomas Gattis United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

After Geoffrey Gattis pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), the district court sentenced him to 70 months’
imprisonment, at the low end of the Sentencing Guidelines range that it had calculated.
In calculating that range, the court applied an enhanced base offense level under U.S.S.G.
§ 2K2.1(a)(4)(A), based on its conclusion t... More...
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United States of America v. Valentino Johnson Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - San Francisco, California

Valentino Johnson was convicted as a felon in
possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C.
§§ 922(g)(1) & 924(e), after an emergency 911 call reporting
an attempted suicide led San Francisco police to discover a
handgun at the apartment where Johnson was temporarily
staying while on parole. Johnson challenges the denial of
two motions to... More...
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On October 4, 2014, police responded to a report of vehicle prowling. The
responding officer found Anthony Joseph asleep in an unlocked Chevy Blazer on a
public street in Ellensburg. The officer recognized Joseph and knew that he was
homeless. The officer contacted Joseph and told him to exit the vehicle.
Initially, Joseph said that he had the owner's permission; however, he thenMore...
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State of Tennessee v. Thomas Paul Odum Guilty, Sentencing begins in murder trial

On July 4, 2014, Tyler Womack, the victim, walked from the home he shared with his grandmother, Vicky Lee Womack, to a home across the street to borrow an air compressor from his neighbor, Art Ingram. When the victim did not return promptly and failed to respond to several text messages from Ms. Womack, she walked over to the Ingram property to look for her grandson. She found the victim lying d... More...   $0 (11-20-2017 - TN)

Brian D. Williams v. United States of America Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

In this case the district court denied Brian Williams’ motion to
vacate his sentence under 28 U.S.C. § 2255. Williams received an enhanced sentence under the
Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. § 924(e) (“ACCA”), and he petitioned for relief in light
of the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Johnson, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015) (“Johnson
II”), which struck down the residual c... More...
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George Landy v. State of Indiana Indiana Supreme Court

On June 12, 2016, David Chic reported stolen his 2005 BMW, which he had
purchased earlier that year for $13,000. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police
Officer Albert Teaters was on patrol around 1:30 a.m. on June 14, 2016, when
he encountered the BMW heading northbound near the intersection of Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Street and 21st Street. Landy was driving the BMW.
[4] ... More...
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United States of America v. Brad Jason Long Southern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, AL - Mobile Man Sentenced on Felon in Possession of Firearm Charges

Brad Jason Long of Mobile County, Alabama was sentenced in federal court on November 7, 2017 to 180 months imprisonment based on his guilty plea to the crime of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being found to be a career criminal, subject to 18 U.S.C. 924(e).

On or about January 3, 2017, in ... More...
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