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JENNY MARIE CURTIS v. HERMAN THEODORE MINNIS and AMBER BRITNEY CURTIS COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

Jenny is the mother of the female minor child C.R.D., who was age 16 at the time the case was filed. In June 2017, Jenny filed a petition for injunctive relief in Ford County, alleging that Herman and Amber provided C.R.D. with cell phones and money despite knowing that Jenny was keeping those things from her daughter for the purpose of discipline. She requested that the court order the defendants... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. TALIESA RENEE HUMPHREY

Humphrey pled no contest to distribution or possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, a severity level 3 drug felony. The court granted a dispositional departure and sentenced Humphrey to 36 months' probation with a 49-month underlying prison term. Humphrey violated her probation on numerous occasions due to her continuous drug usage and failure to complete drug treatment pr... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. BYRON WATKINS JR.

On April 19, 2015, Byron Watkins was driving eastbound on I-70 in Geary County, Kansas, in a Nissan with Antonio Bowen. Captain Eric Coffman of the Geary County Sheriff's Department and Officer Nick Blake from the Junction City Police Department were driving westbound on I-70. Coffman has spent over 20 years in law
enforcement and is trained in drug detection, interdiction, and identification... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DAVID A. HARESNAPE

Haresnape pled guilty to two counts of commercial sexual exploitation of a child, level 5 person felonies, which were alleged to have occurred in August or September 2014. At the plea hearing, the district court advised Haresnape that the postrelease supervision period for a level 5 person felony was 36 months. The presentence investigation (PSI) report, on the other hand, indicated that a 24-mont... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. BRIAN C. NEWMAN

Brian C. Newman appeals his upward dispositional departure sentence, seeking remand for resentencing to what would be a presumptive probation sentence. At the February 3, 2017 sentencing hearing, the district court ordered Newman to serve eight months in prison on a felony criminal threat conviction consecutive to six months in jail on a misdemeanor battery conviction. Because the record on appea... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT JENSEN

In May 2014, Jensen was traveling on I-70 through Geary County, Kansas. His Colorado-licensed truck lacked a front license plate, but it had a back license plate. A Junction City Police Officer pulled Jensen over for this missing license plate, correctly believing that both a front and a back plate were required by Colorado, the vehicle's state of registration. See Colo. Rev. Stat. § 42-3-201(1)(a... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

RONALD D. HENDRIX, BDOE OF CHESTERFIELD, INC., BDOE, INC., and BD75, INC. V. JIM SHERIDAN, UES, LLC, SFCC-OLATHE, INC., and SHERIDAN'S FRANCHISE SYSTEMS, INC. Kansas Judicial Center

In 2013, Hendrix; BDOE, Inc.; and Hendrix's two other franchises (collectively Hendrix) filed suit against Sheridan; UES, LLC, the company that owned Unforked; and SFCC-Olathe, Inc. alleging fraud, breach of contract, and violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. He later amended the petition to include SFS. Hendrix sought damages in excess of $75,000 and a declaration that he did not have... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS LEE STUTEVILLE

On October 19, 2014, Kansas City police officers were sent to an industrial complex once used for pharmaceutical manufacturing and animal research. The dispatch report described a witness' account of seeing a parked vehicle near the industrial complex and people walking up a hill toward the abandoned complex. After responding to the scene, Officer Chris O'Neill saw the suspicious vehicle and then ... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JUSTIN KAUER

In 2016, Justin Kauer pleaded no contest to two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. A presentence-investigation report showed that Kauer had a 1996 Colorado juvenile conviction for sexual assault of a child, which the district court classified as a person felony. As a result, the court calculated Kauer's criminal-history score as a D and gave Kauer a 55-month sentence based on this score and... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. HEATH ALLEN UMPHENOUR Aggravated indecent liberties with a child

A jury convicted Heath Allen Umphenour of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of aggravated criminal sodomy, four counts of sexual exploitation of a child, and two counts of breach of privacy. Four of Umphenour's convictions were off-grid Jessica's Law offenses. For his off-grid Jessica's Law convictions and Kansas Sentencing Guidelines Act (KSGA) grid convictions, ... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL EMTER,

Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating
Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not
serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this
Court’s quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana
Reports.
¶2 Christopher Mi... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. WILBUR M. STEJSKAL Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Defendant Wilbur M. Stejskal (Defendant) appeals an amended judgment
4 and sentence entered two years after the entry of his original judgment and sentence.
5 By changing the word “concurrent” to the word “consecutive,” the amended judgment
6 has the practical effect of increasing Defendant’s term of incarceration from nine
7 years to ten years. On appeal, Defendant asserts that, ... More...
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J.N. v. The Superior Court of Orange County, The People, Real Party in Interest

Petitioner, J.N., who was 17 years old at the time of the alleged offenses,
was charged with felonies in the superior court.1 After the passage of Proposition 57, the
Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016, the superior court suspended criminal
proceedings and certified J.N. to the juvenile court to determine whether he should be
treated in the juvenile court system or prosec... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Donnell Neeley Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Grand Rapids, MI - Jury Finds Kalamazoo Man Guilty Of Methamphetamine Trafficking

Eight coconspirators pled guilty before trial.

After four days of trial, a federal jury convicted on May 23, 2018, Michael Donnell Neeley, age 39, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Neeley, Noel Francisco Saldana, Jesus Manuel Ramirez-Luna, Thomas Lee Cowley, Sheryl... More...
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United States of America v. Christopher Michael Compton Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY - Bowling Green Man Pleads Guilty To Violating Federal Drug And Gun Laws

A Bowling Green, man pleaded guilty to multiple drug and firearm offenses yesterday in United States District Court.

Christopher Michael Compton, 40, admitted to aiding and abetting the knowing and intentional possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and mariju... More...
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Ceil Walker Norris v. MK Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Reion's Morgan Keegan Trust Company Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Ceil Walker Norris, individually and in her
role as a trustee of several family trusts, and on behalf of her business, Walker & Associates,
Inc., (individually and collectively “Walker”) initiated this action against MK Holding, Inc.
(“MK Holding”) and Regions Financial Corporation (“Regions FC”), alleging that they breached
their duties as trustees of the various family trusts by ... More...
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Terri Raines v. Coastal Pacific Food Distributors,Inc.

APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of San Joaquin County, Linda L.
Lofthus, Judge. Reversed in part and affirmed in part.
Mayall Hurley, William J. Gorham III and Nicholas J. Scardigli for Plaintiff and
Appellant.
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin, Charles L. Post, Brendan J. Begley,
Meagan D. Bainbridge and James Kachmar for Defendant and Respondent.
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A... More...
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Ivan Arnold v. Homeaway, Inc. Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

Plaintiffs Ivan Arnold and Deirdre Seim filed separate lawsuits against
Defendant HomeAway, Inc.
1 In each case, HomeAway sought to compel arbitration. Concluding that both Seim and Arnold are bound to arbitrate threshold arbitrability questions, we REVERSE the judgment of the district court in Arnold’s case and AFFIRM the judgment in Seim’s. We REMAND both cases with instructions to compe... More...
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Veronica Bennett v. Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest Middle District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Defendant-Appellant Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest (“Hartford”) appeals the district court’s order denying its motion for summary judgment and granting that of Defendant-Appellee Axis Surplus Insurance Company (“Axis”). Hartford also challenges the district court’s grant of Axis’s motion to strike an affidavit submitted in support of its motion for summary judgment as untimely. For the ... More...   $0 (05-25-2018 - LA)

United States of America v. John Devere Battle Federal Courthouse - Greenville, North Carolina

Greenville, NC - Federal Jury Convicts Man of String of Violent Convenience Store Robberies in the Triangle

John Devere Battle, 25, of Durham, was convicted in a four-day jury trial before Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard. The jury found BATTLE guilty of 12 counts including Conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act Robbery, Interference with commerce by robbery and aiding and ... More...
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United States of America v. Carl N. Hooker Northern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling, WV - Marshall County man sentenced for drug charge

Carl N. Hooker, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced on May 22, 2018 to 30 months incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Hooker, age 56, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute and to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Oxycodone” in April 2018. Hooker admi... More...
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United States of America v. Paulo Cesar Montenegro Arevalo Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA - Guatemalan Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

A Guatemalan citizen pleaded guilty on May 23, 2018 to conspiring to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine knowing and intending that it would be unlawfully imported into the United States.

According to court documents, Paulo Cesar Montenegro Arevalo, 41, was a member of a large-scale internationa... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Brent Allen Morris MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - Judge Sentenced To 34-Years For Domestic Abuse

The State of Oklahoma charged Brent Allen Morris, age 34, with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: ABDOM, DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND BATTERY - 2ND OFFENSE, in violation of 21 O.S. 644
Date of Offense: 07/17/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
MORRIS, BRENT ALLEN Disposed: DISMISSED, 05/14/2018. Dismissed- Request o... More...
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Forrest Huff v. Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

This case presents the question of whether a plaintiff who brings a representative
action under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA; Lab. Code, § 2698,
et seq.) may seek penalties not only for the Labor Code violation that affected him or her,
but also for different violations that affected other employees. The trial court granted
plaintiff Forrest Huff a new trial, rea... More...
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United States of America v. Kendrick Brinkley Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Man Sentenced To Seven Years On Gun And Drug Charges

Kendrick Brinkley, 29, of Charlotte, was sentenced to 84 months in prison and three years of supervised release on drug and gun charges.

Wayne Dixie Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Charlotte Field Division and Chief Kerr Putney of the Char... More...
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