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Kristopher Kanable v. State of Indiana

On Friday, May 6, 2016, four men—Kanable, Xzavier Jordan, Brenton Hoppes, and Jason White—spent the day together, first in Kokomo and then in Lafayette. Jordan drove the men around in his white SUV. While together, the men concocted a plan to take property from a house while armed with a gun. Court of Appeals of Indiana | Memorandum Decision 18A-CR-195 | August 9, 2018 Page 3 of 17 ... More...   $0 (08-12-2018 - IN)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. ERNEST BRYAN BARELA

Defendant was charged with residential burglary, unlawful taking of a motor 8 vehicle, stalking, larceny, and escape or attempt to escape from a peace officer on 9 June 21, 2012. Defendant’s charges stemmed from an event on May 22, 2012, 10 involving Defendant’s ex-girlfriend, E. Ramirez. Defendant and Ms. Ramirez had 11 been involved in a two-year relationship and had a child together in March 2... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - NM)

STEPHEN RICHARD HASKELL v. THE STATE OF WYOMING

Stephen Haskell won the August 2014 primary election for Sublette County Sheriff on a platform that included purchasing new uniforms for the sheriff’s office. He became the sheriff-elect after the general election in early November and began preparing to take office. His preparations included a meeting in late November with two of the sitting county commissioners. The three men discussed the sh... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - WY)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. MARQUIS J. HARPER

. The defendant, Marquis J. Harper, appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of one count of attempt to commit robbery in the first degree as an accessory in violation of General Statutes §§ 53a-8 (a), 53a-49 (a) (2) and 53a-134 (a) (2). On appeal, the defendant claims that (1) the evidence adduced at trial was insufficient to sustain his conviction and (2) the court i... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

State of Tennessee v. Teddy Lynn Sams

This case arises from the Defendant’s violation of the terms of his Community Supervision for Life as a result of his attempted aggravated sexual battery conviction in 2006. At the guilty plea hearing, the parties agreed that the affidavit of complaint would serve as the factual basis for the Defendant’s guilty plea. The affidavit of complaint, included in the record, states that the Defendant w... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SHANE TRAVERS GARRETT

In November 2015, Garrett pled no contest to possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. He was found guilty of both felony offenses. The presentence investigation report calculated Garrett's criminal history score as B, based in part on his 2009 California conviction for first-degree burglary.

At sentencing, Garrett objected to the cla... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Larry Allen Stumbo

This case arises from the Defendant breaking into the victim’s home and raping her at gunpoint, following which he stole a television set and forced her into her vehicle and drove her to a nearby gas station. The Defendant was observed by law enforcement driving the victim’s stolen vehicle after he dropped her off at the gas station; when officers pursued the Defendant, hefailed to yield and, aft... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID A. FRATES

Appellant David Frates pleaded guilty to one count of federal armed bank robbery, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a) & (d). At his sentencing hearing, the district court applied the United States Sentencing Guidelines' career offender enhancement, increasing Frates's guideline sentencing range to 188-235 months' imprisonment. The court varied downward and sentenced Frates to 132 months' ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - MA)

Andre Jermaine Thomas a/k/a Andre Thomas v. State of Mississippi

Andre Jermaine Thomas and Anthony Ledet went to the Sam’s Club in Gulfport,
Mississippi, at around 8:00 p.m. on February 27, 2015. The store’s surveillance video shows
that Thomas and Ledet entered the store, walked to the electronics department, loaded two
flat-screen television boxes onto a flat cart, and then pushed the cart past the cash registers
to the store’s exit. Sam’s Clu... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -v-ALVAUN THOMPSON, AKA LP, AKA Legit Pimp, AKA AT

Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

EDWARD DARNELL ROGERS V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

The State charged Rogers with the rape of four sisters, TB, MiB, MaB, and LW,
who were all under eighteen at the time of the alleged offenses. For years, Rogers, who had
a romantic relationship with their mother, lived with the girls. At trial, each sister testified
about their specific sexual contacts with Rogers.
First, TB and MiB, seventeen-year-old twins, testified that Rog... More...
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Jerry Page a/k/a Jerry Abram a/k/a Jerry Abrams v. State of Mississippi

On Labor Day morning, September 1, 2014, a thoroughly burned, still smoldering
pickup truck was found on East Reservoir Road in rural Marion County. A burned human
body was in the bed of the truck. The truck was identified as a white Ford Ranger owned by
Billy Paul Cooper. The body was identified as Billy Paul Cooper’s son, Ryan Cooper.
¶4. Investigator Jamie Singley of the Mari... More...
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United States of America v. Scott J. Wolas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Boston, MA - Former Quincy Man Pleads Guilty to $1.7 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme

A former Quincy man, who had been a fugitive for more than 20 years prior to his arrest in April 2017, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with a $1.7 million real estate investment fraud scheme in Quincy.

Scott J. Wolas, 69, pleaded guilty to seven counts of wire fra... More...
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State of Nebraska v. Antonio Leon-Simaj, also known as Antonio Leon-Batz

Antonio Leon-Simaj, also known as Antonio Leon-Batz, was charged with one count of first degree sexual assault and two counts of possession of child pornography stemming from his relationship with E.Z. E.Z. was 14 years old at the time of trial and 13 years old at the time of the events in question.

.Z.’s Testimony
There are no pretrial motions in the record. Trial began with the test... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JOSEPH BLEA Convicted rapist Joseph Blea, left, is taken into custody after being sentenced to 36 years by District Court Judge Judith Nakamura on Monday.

On November 2, 1988, A.W. (Victim 1), who was 13 years old, went to her
15 home after school where an unknown man wearing a ski mask was lying in wait,
16 armed with a knife. The man vaginally penetrated Victim 1, and then forced her into
17 the bathroom. After securing the bathroom door so Victim 1 could not escape, the
18 unknown man fled. Victim 1 was taken to the hospital, whe... More...
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Michael Currier v. Virginia United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

JUSTICE GORSUCH announced the judgment of the Court
and delivered the opinion of the Court with respect to
Parts I and II, and an opinion with respect to Part III, in
which THE CHIEF JUSTICE, JUSTICE THOMAS, and JUSTICE
ALITO join.
About to face trial, Michael Currier worried the prosecution
would introduce prejudicial but probative evidence
against him on one count tha... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. KERRY D. JENKINS

On October 21, 2014, Kelly Spires, the manager of a Save-A-Lot in Wichita, reported to police that a man had walked out of the store with a cart of groceries for which he had not paid.

Wichita Police Officer Robert Bachman responded to the scene and spoke with Spires. She told him she had been within 10 to 15 feet of the man and asked him if he had a receipt. She looked him right in th... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT TRAVIS JENKINS

Abdifathah Hassan Hashi, the robbery victim, met Mohammad Jama, his friend and coworker, at a bar in Liberal shortly before midnight on Halloween in 2015. Hashi drank heavily until closing time about two hours later and became quite intoxicated. Jama abstained. While at the bar, Hashi exchanged text messages with Raeanne Winters, who he had met briefly sometime earlier. Winters worked as a dancer ... More...   $0 (06-05-2018 - KS)

Damian Stinnie v. Richard D. Holcomb Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Roanoke, Virginia

This case arises out of a constitutional challenge to Virginia Code § 46.2-395, pursuant to which anyone who fails to pay court costs or fines imposed after a conviction is subject to suspension of his or her driver’s license. Plaintiffs Damian Stinnie, Demetrice Moore, Robert Taylor, and Neil Russo owe court debts and, because of their inability to pay, have had their licenses suspended. They all... More...   $0 (05-24-2018 - VA)

State of Tennessee v. Ashley N. Menke Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

The Sumner County Grand Jury issued a nine-count indictment in Case No. 925CR-2015 charging Ashley N. Menke, the Defendant, with two counts of Class A misdemeanor theft of property (Counts 1 and 2), one count of Class E felony forgery of a check (Count 3), one count of Class C felony theft of property (Count 4), one count of Class E felony forgery of a document (Count 5), one count of Class E felo... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

COMMONWEALTH vs. TYRIEK BROWN Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

The primary issue presented in this appeal is
whether the Commonwealth is required to prove a defendant knows
that a firearm in his or her possession is loaded in order to be
convicted of unlawful possession of a loaded firearm under G. L.

After police officers discovered a loaded firearm in the
rear console of a vehicle driven by the defendant, he was
charged ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. SHANE TRAVERS GARRETT

Garrett does not claim the district court erred in treating his California crime as a felony. He limits his argument to whether his California crime should be treated as a person crime. He claims that Kansas does not have a comparable burglary statute, so his California conviction must be classified as a nonperson crime.

Garrett raises an issue of statutory interpretation under the Ka... More...
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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)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. RICARDO SWILLING Connecticut Supreme Court

The defendant, Ricardo Swilling, appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered following a jury trial, of kidnapping in the first degree in violation of General Statutes § 53a-92 (a) (2) (A), home invasion in violation of General Statutes § 53a-100aa (a) (2), and assault in the second degree in violation of General Statutes § 53a-60 (a) (2).1 Additionally, following the defendant’s pleas of no... More...   $0 (03-31-2018 - CT)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. MARK STUART LANDERSMAN, a/k/a Mark Stuart UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. LEE HALL UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT

We recount the facts in the light most favorable to the Government, the prevailing
party at trial. See United States v. Garcia-Ochoa, 607 F.3d 371, 376 (4th Cir. 2010). In
late 2012 and early 2013, Hall facilitated the Navy’s purchase of 349 unattributable (i.e.,
unserialized and untraceable) firearm suppressors for approximately $1,657,750. At that
time, Hall worked directl... More...
   $0 (03-28-2018 - VA)

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