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JAMES LARAIL SHARP, JR. v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Appellant was charged in the Sebastian County Circuit Court with one count of
murder in the first degree, a Class Y felony; two counts of aggravated robbery, a Class Y
felony; and one count of kidnapping, a Class Y felony. The charges arose from an event
that occurred on January 23, 2016, and the victim was identified as Kaleb Glenn Watson.
Bailey Smith testified that on Janua... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS PHARAOH BRAZELL

On August 22, 2014, defendant was charged by grand jury indictment with
(Count 1) attempted first degree murder, (Count 2) aggravated rape,2 and (Count 3)second degree kidnapping of K.H.3 At his arraignment on August 27, 2015,
defendant pled not guilty to all charges. On January 5, 2016, the State amended
Count 1 of the indictment from attempted first degree murder, a violation of... More...
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ELIJAH N. RAMDORSINGH v. STATE OF KANSAS

In September 2010, the State charged Ramdorsingh with one count of possession of cocaine and one count of driving while suspended in Shawnee County case No. 10 CR 1630. In January 2011, the State charged Ramdorsingh in Shawnee County case No. 11 CR 95 with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, two counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of conspiracy to commit ... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Randell Lonjose District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Kidnapping and Sexual Abuse Charges

Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Randell Lonjose, 35, an enrolled member of the Zuni Pueblo who resides in Albuquerque, N.M., pled guilty on April 19, 2018 in federal court to kidnapping and sexual assa... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JERRID LOGAN

On July 7, 2015, the State charged Logan with the following: (1) one count of aggravated kidnapping, a severity level 1 person felony in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5408(b); (2) one count of rape, a severity level 1 person felony in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5503(a)(1)(A); (3) two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy, each severity level 1 person felonies in violation of K.S.A. 2015... More...   $0 (04-18-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. LUKE REED

In 1982, a jury convicted Reed of one count of aggravated kidnapping and one count of rape. The district court sentenced Reed to 15 years to life imprisonment for the rape charge and life imprisonment for the aggravated kidnapping charge, with the sentences to run consecutively.

Reed filed a direct appeal arguing only that the district court abused its discretion by allowing an amendm... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBBIE A. THOMAS

Robbie A. Thomas was convicted of aggravated battery, abuse of a child, and aggravated endangering a child. These charges arise from an incident while Thomas was babysitting his girlfriend's children on July 2, 2015. The child in question was age two and had soiled his pants. On appeal, Thomas does not argue that the evidence did not establish that he was the cause of the child's burns when he wa... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)

SEDRIC SUTTON a/k/a CEDRIC SUTTON a/k/a SEDRIC QUINTORUS SUTTON v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

The petitioner, John Michael Howell, appeals the portion of the Circuit Court of Wetzel County’s May 12, 2016, “Amended Entry of a Plea and Sentencing Order Amended” [sic] specifying that he will be eligible for parole consideration after serving a minimum of fifteen years in prison. He argues that pursuant to statute, he should be eligible for parole after ten years of incarceration. The State of... More...   $0 (04-16-2018 - MS)

Ex parte Bryan Christopher Everage

Appellant Bryan Christopher Everage is charged in three cause numbers with evading
arrest with a vehicle, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, and aggravated assault on a public
servant. The trial court set bail at $7,500 on the evading-arrest charge in cause number
17-1384-K26; $500,000 on the aggravated-robbery charge in cause number 17-1385-K26; and
$500,000 on the aggravat... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. SCOTT HARRIS KOBEL

On July 14, 2013, the State charged Kobel with aggravated kidnapping, rape, and attempted rape. Pursuant to a plea agreement, the State submitted an amended information, charging Kobel with aggravated battery, a severity level 4 person felony. The agreement was for Kobel to plead guilty to the amended information and, believing his criminal history score was A, the State would not oppose or reques... More...   $0 (04-14-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Darius Fields Northern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, TX - Federal Jury Convicts Man on Firearm Offenses

Darius Fields, 27, of Dallas, Texas was found guilty Wednesday following a three-day trial before Chief U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn for aiding and abetting the false statement to a federally licensed firearms dealer to acquire a firearm, commonly called “lying-and-buying” or making a “straw purchase.”

Fields wa... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIAM PEWENOFKIT

In 2012, William Pewenofkit pleaded no contest to kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated burglary for crimes occurring in March 2011. At the time of his crimes, the Kansas Offender Registration Act (KORA), K.S.A. 22-4901 et seq., required 10 years' registration. But between the crimes and his plea, statutory amendments enlarged this to lifetime registration. On appeal, Pewenofkit argued... More...   $0 (04-13-2018 - KS)

State of North Dakota v. Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ali

Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ali appeals from a criminal judgment entered after a bench trial finding him guilty of five felonies: gross sexual imposition, kidnapping, aggravated assault, and two counts of terrorizing. Ali stipulated to the underlying facts of the charges and waived his right to a jury trial. The district court held a bench trial to determine whether Ali was criminally responsible due to m... More...   $0 (04-11-2018 - ND)

STATE OF OHIO v. LEONDRE HARRIS

One night in August of 2016, Mr. Harris and his girlfriend (“A.W.”) were staying
at the Days Inn in Elyria to celebrate their friend’s birthday. There was testimony at trial from
several witnesses that Mr. Harris repeatedly referred to A.W. throughout the evening as his wife
and noted that she was pregnant. A group of six workers from Indiana were also staying at the
same hot... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Latilo Omar Lewis

Defendant’s four-day trial began on October 10, 2016. Tensas Parish
Sheriff Ricky Jones testified that around 2:22 p.m. on November 6, 2015,
N.H. frantically ran into the sheriff’s office barefoot, wearing a pink
nightgown and black jogging pants. According to Sheriff Jones and Deputy
Betty Spillman Brown, N.H. was hysterical; she was crying and could barely
talk. The o... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Timothy Delee Scheanette

Defendant was charged by bill of information with second degree
battery and second degree kidnapping that occurred on August 29, 2015, in
Monroe, Louisiana. After an extensive on-record discussion, the trial court
granted defendant’s motion to represent himself. Defendant waived his right
to a jury trial and filed notice of his intent to present an intoxication defense.
... More...
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State Of Louisiana VS Joseph Michael Kurz

Kurz was born August 25, 1952. He was indicted by grand jury for
the aggravated rape of the male victim,1 who was born on July 7, 1965, and
who testified that he was under the age of 12 at the time of the rapes. The
indictment alleges that Kurz committed the rapes between July 7, 1975, and
July 7, 1977, when the victim was 10 or 11 years old, and the defendant was
approx... More...
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Toland Jerome Bonner vs State of Florida

On January 6, 2015, six friends gathered for a birthday dinner at Los Rancheros Mexican Restaurant in Pensacola. After dinner, the friends were hanging out in the parking lot when Bonner approached them with a firearm and demanded money. Bonner moved towards the first victim and pointed the firearm directly at him, within inches from his head, and demanded money. Once Bonner realized the victim di... More...   $0 (04-09-2018 - FL)

STATE OF OHIO vs. JOHN CRAWFORD

In 2015, Crawford was charged in a 18-count indictment with multiple counts
of rape, kidnapping, complicity to commit rape, and unlawful sexual conduct with a
minor. The matter proceeded through a long and arduous pretrial process related to
Crawford’s desire to switch attorneys. Crawford finally agreed to plead guilty to one
count of sexual battery, with the named victim J.... More...
   $0 (04-07-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. CALVIN L. ALEXANDER

At a single hearing held in March 2015, Alexander entered into a plea
agreement with the state in Cuyahoga C.P. Nos. CR-13-579939-A and CR-13-580048-A.
In Case No. CR-13-579939-A, Alexander pleaded guilty to one count of having weapons
while under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13(A)(2), with a forfeiture specification;
and one count of drug trafficking in violation of ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. MICHAEL J. BROOKS

Brooks previously appealed his convictions and sentence to this court in State
v. Brooks, 2016-Ohio-489, 56 N.E.3d 357 (8th Dist.) (“Brooks I”).
In May 2014, Brooks, along with co-defendant Sylvester Cotton, was indicted in a multi-count indictment. Counts 1 and 2 charged attempted murder; Counts 3 and 4 charged felonious assault; Counts 5 and 6 charged kidnapping; Counts 7 and 8 charged... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. SHAWN A. LADSON

In December 2015, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Ladson and his
two codefendants, Michael Townsend, Jr. and Roscoe Simmons III, for two counts of
aggravated murder, in violation of R.C. 2903.01(A) and (B); one count of murder, in
violation of R.C. 2903.02(B); two counts of aggravated burglary, in violation of R.C.
2911.11(A)(1) and (2); three counts of aggravated robber... More...
   $0 (04-06-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. DASHAWN STROWDER

For the sake of clarity, we shall address the third assigned error last. Having
reviewed the record and pertinent law, we affirm the convictions, but reverse and remand
for resentencing. The apposite facts follow.
{¶3} This case originated in juvenile court when then-17-year-old Strowder was
charged in connection with offenses alleged to have occurred on or about April 21, 20... More...
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JEREMIAH CLARENCE JOHNSON vs. STATE OF IOWA

Jeremiah Johnson appeals the denial of his second application for
postconviction relief (PCR).
In 2009, Johnson was convicted of first-degree kidnapping; he was
sentenced to life in prison. Johnson filed a direct appeal of his conviction, and a
panel of our court affirmed in State v. Johnson, No. 09-1776, 2010 WL 5050573,
at *4 (Iowa Ct. App. Dec. 8, 2010). Procedendo... More...
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Aaron Lucas v. The State of Texas

On or about December 19, 2009, Aaron Lucas abducted seven-year-old Melinda1 from the
playground next to an apartment building in Texarkana where she was visiting relatives. Lucas
transported Melinda to a warehouse and sexually assaulted her. Melinda testified that she was
frightened, screaming, and banging on the car windows and that she could not open or unlock the
car door.... More...
   $0 (04-02-2018 - TX)

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