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Joesbell Rodriguez-Sanchez v. The State of Texas Texas First District Court of Appeals

On February 10, 2016, the trial court placed appellant on community
supervision, subject to certain conditions, including:
2. Avoid injurious or vicious conduct; and totally abstain from the use or consumption of alcoholic beverages of any kind, or any substance capable of causing intoxication, or the illegal use of any controlled substance.

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8. Report in p... More...
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United States of America v. Edward N. Levine District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - . The government is represented by Trial Attorney Ryan Connors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn Newman, and paralegals Christopher Kopf and Amanda Backer.

Edward N. Levine, 67, a resident of Novato, California, was sentenced on March 23, 2018 to 27 months in prison and followed by three years of supervised release for the sale of two black rhinoceros horns in Las Vegas. Le... More...
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Phil A. Smallwood v. The State of Texas

On June 2, 2016, the State charged appellant with capital murder by causing
the death of Jonathan Wilkerson while in the course of committing or attempting to
commit robbery.2 Appellant pleaded not guilty, and the case proceeded to trial.
On the evening of October 13, 2014, Wilkerson and his girlfriend, Quathanna
Lee, drove to the home of Roy Robinson, the best friend of Wil... More...
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The facts leading up to the search and the results of the search are set out in our prior opinion, State v. Anderson, No. 116,140, 2017 WL 1297998, at *1 (Kan. App. 2017) (unpublished opinion) (Anderson I), and we repeat them here:

"The State's complaint against Jerry A. Anderson charged him with aggravated (armed) robbery of a Loan Max store in Hutchinson, Kansas. The security video f... More...
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On February 18, 2016, Machutta entered guilty pleas in Sedgwick County case Nos. 15CR3654 and 16CR214. In each case, the district court found him guilty of one count of possession of methamphetamine and one count of criminal possession of a weapon. On April 13, 2016, the district court conducted a consolidated sentencing hearing. At the hearing, the court sentenced Machutta to a total of 62 months... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. AT&T, Inc., et al. Federal Courthouse - District of Columbia

District of Columbia - The United States of America sued AT&T, Inc., DirectV Group Holdings, LLC and Time Warner, Inc. on a Clayton Act violation theory claiming that the proposed acquisition of Tim Warner by AT&T would be anti-competitive and not in the best interest of consumer.

AT&T denied the allegations made by the Government and claimed that the efforts by the Government reflected ... More...
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United States of America v. Rafael Christopher Cirino Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Sinking Spring, PA Man Sentenced 5 Years For Fraudulent Claims

Rafael Christopher Cirino, 36, of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by the Hon. Edward G. Smith, United States District Judge, to a term of 60 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by supervised release for a period of 5 years, as well as a $1,700 special assessment. This conviction was the result ... More...
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United States of America v. Sarima Zyhier Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Pittsburgh Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws.

Sharima Zyhier, 41, pleaded guilty to one count before Chief United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that from in and aroun... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Jose Mata, Bayle Snell and Cesar Espinoza Tulsa County Courthouse - Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Two Of Three Murder Defendants Plead Guilty

The State of Oklahoma charged Jose Mata, Bayle Snell and Cesar Espinoza with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 04/28/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
ESPINOZA, CESAR Disposed: CONVICTION, 02/09/2018. Guilty Plea
Count as Dispose... More...
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United States of America v. Daryl Trent Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - Monroe County Man Guilty Of Heroin Trafficking And Firearms Charge

Daryl Trent, age 43, of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty on March 20, 2018, before Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley to possession with intent to distribute heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

According to United States Attorney Da... More...
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Byron Johnson appeals the district court's denial of his motion for habeas corpus relief under K.S.A. 60-1507. Because the district court made only limited factual findings—and a Kansas Supreme Court Rule requires the district court to state factual findings and legal conclusions on all the issues raised—he asks us to send the case back to the district court for it to do a more thorough job. See K... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - KS)


The facts of this case are undisputed and the parties stipulated to the following at the bench trial conducted by the district court:

"On December 17, 2013 at 2143 hours, Sedgwick County Emergency Dispatch advised of an accident that occurred in the area of 5700 E. Pawnee. Dispatch advised that the accident involved a single car rollover accident where at least one occupant was eject... More...
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On the evening of October 24, 2014, Cruce was preparing to give Hall a ride to work. According to Cruce, Hall was seated in the passenger seat of Cruce's vehicle and Cruce's daughter was in a car seat in the back seat. Wilmer and Cruce's daughter was born in summer of 2014. Cruce was in the driver's seat and saw Wilmer approaching with a gun. Cruce sped off but turned too fast on gravel and crashe... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Ryan Faulconer District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Nashua Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Illegal Possession of Firearms

Ryan Faulconer, 25, of Nashua, was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison for illegal possessing firearms.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Faulconer purchased eight firearms in a two-week period between April and May of 2016. At the time he purchased the fir... More...
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United States of America v. Joel A. Sabean, M.D. District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

This case, which reads like an
anthology of pain, pathos, and personal degradation, paints a grim
picture of the human condition. It intertwines allegations of an
incestuous relationship with criminal charges of tax evasion,
unlawful distribution of controlled substances, and health-care
fraud. Following a contentious trial, the jury found defendantappellant
Joel A. Sabean ... More...
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Eleanor Licensing, LLC v. Classic Recreations, LLC

Following a four-day bench trial, the court entered
judgment in favor of Eleanor Licensing LLC and Denice
Shakarian Halicki and against Classic Recreations, LLC, T&D
Motor Company, Jason Engel and Tony Engel (collectively
Classic), ordering that Eleanor Licensing retain possession of a
vehicle identified as “Eleanor No. 1,” which had been
manufactured by Classic pursuant to... More...
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United States of America v. Terence Starr Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Verona Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Fentanyl

An Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.

Terence Starr, age 45, of Verona, PA, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised... More...
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United States of America v. Francisco Figueroa District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield, MA - Holyoke Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearms Possession

A Holyoke man was sentenced on March 20, 2018 in federal court in Springfield for illegally possessing firearms.

Francisco Figueroa, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to 35 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In June 2016, Figueroa pleaded guilty to one cou... More...
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In this case, the State originally charged McIntyre with aggravated indecent liberties with a child. In another case, it charged her with three drug crimes. McIntyre entered a global plea agreement in the drug-related case and the State dismissed this case. McIntyre then filed a motion to withdraw her plea and the district court allowed her to withdraw her plea. The State then reinstated the charg... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CEDRIC M. WARREN Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Cedric Warren challenges his resentencing after the original hard 50 life sentence for his premeditated first-degree murder conviction was held unconstitutional and vacated on appeal. On remand the district court imposed a hard 25 life sentence (lifetime sentence without the possibility of parole for 25 years) for that conviction and ran it consecutive to his sentences for his two on-grid crimes. ... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - KS)


The facts are mostly undisputed, except whether Gonzalez knew his gun was loaded as events unfolded.

Gonzalez and his friends—Levi (the victim), Bailey Bishop (Levi's sister; Gonzalez' girlfriend), Jeff Swisher (Levi's step-brother), and Zachary Cashman— attended various New Year's Eve parties. At some point, the four men wanted to return to the first party and Gonzalez drove them. Cash... More...
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United States of America v. Lester Levell Singleton Southern District of Mississippi - Federal Courthouse - Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, MS - Jackson Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Importation of Chemicals to Manufacture Spice

Lester Singleton, 35, of Jackson, was sentenced on March 20, 2018 by U.S. District Chief Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, to 108 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in importing the controlled substance 5-Fluoro-PB-22.

On April 19, 2015, ... More...
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United States of America v. Michael DeWayne Johnson Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, AL - Federal Judge Sentences Prior Felon to 22 Years in Prison for Armed Carjacking

A federal judge on March 20, 2018 sentenced a Graysville man to more than 20 years in prison for a 2016 carjacking in Forestdale.

U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler sentenced MICHAEL DeWAYNE JOHNSON, 33, to 21 years and 10 months in prison on one count each of carjacking, being a con... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Trevor Haynes Middle District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Macon, Georgia

Macon, GA - Felon With Firearm Sentenced To 98 Months In Prison

Charles E. Peeler, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that on March 15, 2018, Senior United States District Court Judge Hugh Lawson sentenced Michael Trevor Haynes, age 37, of Moultrie, GA, to 98 months imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted... More...
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United States of America v. Hernando Javier Vergara Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

This appeal presents the issue whether warrantless forensic searches of two cell phones at the border violated the Fourth Amendment. U.S. Const. amend IV. Hernando Javier Vergara appeals the denial of his motion to suppress evidence found on two cell phones that he carried on a cruise from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. He argues that the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Riley v. Califo... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - FL)

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