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STATE OF MONTANA v. MICHAEL GORDON BEAUCHMAN

Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c)of ourInternal Operating Rules, we decide this
case by memorandum opinion, which shall not be cited and does not serve as precedent.
In the opinion of the Court, the case presents a question controlled by settled law or by the
clear application of applicable standards of review. The case title, cause number, and
disposition shall be includ... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - MT)

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...
   $0 (04-21-2018 - LA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. GARRETT PRESLEY KRAFT

The underlying facts supporting the criminal charges are taken from the affidavit of probable cause filed with the district court. On May 12, 2016, Haley Fryback went to the hospital after Kraft physically abused her during an argument in their mutual home. Fryback reported that Kraft hit, choked, and kicked her in the throat. He also prevented her from leaving the residence when he locked her key... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. TRAVIS P. ODOM Rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child

Though Odom's brief provides a limited sketch of the underlying facts, the circumstances prompting the State to charge Odom with four counts of rape and one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child are immaterial for purposes of resolving Odom's issues on appeal. This court need only to address the procedural history of the case to provide a background for the legal challenges Odom rais... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. PIDY T. TIGER

Pidy Tiger, convicted of rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child, asks us to overturn the denial of his motion for a new trial. He claimed that four handwritten notes attached to his motion expressed newly discovered evidence. After a close reading of the notes and a painstaking comparison of their content with the trial record, the judge ruled that they did not reflect any newly disco... More...   $0 (04-18-2018 - KS)

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...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - KS)

CHRISTOPHER L. WAISNER v. STATE OF KANSAS

In 2011, Waisner was convicted of various sex crimes in Shawnee County District Court. The underlying facts relating to the criminal case were summarized by this court in Waisner's direct appeal:

"This case involves allegations of sexual abuse lodged against Waisner by his daughter, T.G. Specifically, T.G. alleged that when she lived with Waisner during a period between May 2008 and J... More...
   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. HERSHEL A. KEMP

A jury sitting in Lyon County District Court convicted Defendant Hershel A. Kemp of committing multiple sex crimes, including several off-grid felonies, against K.R., his wife's minor daughter. Kemp has appealed, claiming numerous errors in the eight-day trial. Although Kemp received something short of a perfect trial, we find he received a fair trial, and the law requires no more than that. See... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)

JOE N. MONDRAGON v. STATE OF KANSAS

In 2007, Mondragon was charged with rape of a child under the age of 14 in violation of K.S.A. 2006 Supp. 21-3502(a)(2) and two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14 in violation of K.S.A. 2006 Supp. 213504(a)(3)(A). All three charges are off-grid person felonies. Although the caption of the complaint stated that Mondragon was born in 1945, the body of the compla... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)

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)

DANIEL LYNN HONEY v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Honey was charged with two counts of rape based on allegations that he inserted his
finger into the vagina and anus of seven-year-old R.T. Prior to trial, Honey filed a motion
for discovery to which the State filed a response and supplemental response. Honey later filed
a separate request for discovery pursuant to Arkansas Rule of Criminal Procedure 17.1,
specifically asking the S... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - AR)

SONNY A. BYRUM V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Sonny Byrum appeals his convictions for rape and knowingly exposing another to
the human immunodeficiency virus. His sole argument on appeal is that the circuit court
violated his Sixth Amendment right to counsel of his choice. We affirm.
The State filed charges against Byrum in 2015. Byrum retained private counsel, who
appeared at seven pretrial hearings over eighteen mon... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - AR)

ANDREW LEE JACKSON V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

A Garland County jury convicted Andrew Lee Jackson of two counts of rape and
sentenced him to 40 years’ imprisonment in the Arkansas Department of Correction
(ADC) for each conviction, to be served consecutively. On appeal, Jackson does not
challenge the sufficiency of the evidence to support his convictions. Rather, he argues that
the circuit court erred by denying his request... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - AR)

GERMAN VASQUEZ V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Vasquez was arrested pursuant to a charge of rape on May 7, 2016, and he was not
tried until August 7, 2017, 457 days later, ninety-one days beyond the one-year anniversary
of his arrest.1 During the pendency of the case, the circuit court granted four continuances.
The State requested the first continuance due to its need for more time for the Arkansas
State Crime Laboratory t... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - AR)

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)

tate of Louisiana v. Jaderrick Barrett

In 2008, the defendant, Jaderrick Barrett (also known as “J.D.”), was
16 years old.2 He entered an abandoned house with G.K.,3 a 12-year-old
mentally challenged girl, pulled down her panties and engaged in vaginal
and anal sexual intercourse with her.4 The Shreveport Police Department
investigated the matter but the police officers were unable to locate the
defendant. S... More...
   $0 (04-13-2018 - LA)

State of Louisiana v. Terry Matthew Pittman

The state charged Defendant by bill of information with one count of
indecent behavior with juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81(A)(2), one
count of molestation of a juvenile in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.2 and one
count of pornography involving juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.1.
As to Count One, the state alleged that on April 20, 2014, Defendant
transmitte... More...
   $0 (04-13-2018 - LA)

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...
   $0 (04-10-2018 - LA)

The Regents of the University of California v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Katherine Rosen

After he enrolled in the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA),
Damon Thompson experienced auditory hallucinations. He believed other
students in the classroom and dormitory were criticizing him. School
administrators eventually learned of Thompson’s delusions and attempted to
provide mental health treatment. However, one morning Thompson stabbed
fellow student Katheri... More...
   $0 (04-10-2018 - CA)

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...
   $0 (04-09-2018 - LA)

Terrence Jefferson vs. The State of Florida

The 18-year-old victim was walking home around 10:30 pm from her job at
Aventura Mall when the Appellant drove up beside her and repeatedly asked her to
get in the car. Because it was raining heavily, she got in. The Appellant did not go
in the direction of her house, but drove in another direction and then offered her
money to have sex with him. When she refused and tried t... More...
   $0 (04-09-2018 - FL)

Dylan Robinson vs State of Florida

In the fall of 2014, a University of West Florida sophomore invited Robinson up to her dorm room. The young woman had met Robinson the day before, and Robinson asked if he could visit her while he was on campus. Inside her dorm room, the two talked for a while before eventually kissing. The young woman was okay with kissing, but Robinson did not stop there. He soon became more aggressive, closed t... More...   $0 (04-09-2018 - FL)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DAVID MCCAUGHTRY

David McCaughtry appeals the trial court's judgment denying his motion to depart from his Jessica's Law sentence to a grid sentence. On appeal, he contends that the prosecutor committed reversible error when the prosecutor argued against his motion with facts not in evidence. Although we agree that the prosecutor committed error when she failed to limit her comments to the evidence or record and t... More...   $0 (04-07-2018 - KS)

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)

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