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In April 2014, the State charged Crenshaw with five counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14; one count of attempted aggravated criminal sodomy with a child under the age of 14; and one count of aggravated criminal sodomy with a child under the age of 14. In June 2016, a jury trial was held in the case. The evidence presented was lengthy and will be set out in consi... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Mario Lee, a/k/a Mo District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

This appeal comes from a
district court’s imposition of a 218-month sentence on Mario Lee
for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to
distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing
heroin in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 846. Lee only
attacks his sentence as procedurally unreasonable. Concluding, as
we do, that the district court ... More...
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Perry Odom and Carolyn Odom v. Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. and Hendrickson USA, Inc. Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

This appeal concerns the scope of Oklahoma’s recently modified workers’
compensation regime. Perry Odom suffered serious injuries when a semi-trailer
collapsed on him at work. His employer—Penske Logistics—did not own the
trailer, but his employer’s sole stockholder—Penske Truck Leasing—did. Odom
and his wife sought to recover from Penske Truck Leasing through a personal
injury... More...
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This matter comes before us on two consolidated appeals by defendant
appellant Waymon Jones, Jr.
{¶ 2} In appellate case number 27506, Jones appeals from his conviction and
sentence on one count of murder, two counts of felonious assault, one count of having a
weapon while under disability, and two firearm specifications. In appellate case number
27507, Jones appea... More...
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Ogletree was indicted on June 1, 2017, and on June 16, 2017, the court
entered a not guilty plea on behalf of Ogletree at his arraignment. On June 29, 2017,
Ogletree filed a motion to suppress, and a hearing thereon was held on July 26, 2017.
At the hearing, Officer Josh Bowling of the City of Dayton Police Department testified that
he was working on April 11, 2017, on routin... More...
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R.W. is a wholesale distributor of riding lawnmowers, and it supplied Texarkana
Tractor with “Exmark mowers” to sell in its stores. On April 26, 2016, Texarkana Tractor
filed suit against R.W. Texarkana Tractor’s complaint asserted in part as follows:

6. Plaintiff obtained a number of mowers from the Defendant for sale in its facilities in Pulaski County and Polk County, Arkan... More...
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United States of America v. Alejandro Cota-Luna and Antonio Navarro-Gaytan Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Defendants Alejandro Cota-Luna and Antonio Navarro-Gaytan appeal their convictions and sentences for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 92 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A), and 846. For the reasons set forth below, we VACATE Defendants’ convictions and sentences and REMAND their cases with instructions f... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - OH)

Joshua Shiver v. Charles Edward Laramee

The sudden emergency doctrine, aka the imminent peril
doctrine, shields a defendant from liability in a negligence action.
The rule is aptly restated in jury instruction CACI 452. Here we
have the rare case when the rule applies at a summary judgment
motion. The driver of a motor vehicle who lawfully has the right
of way is 1) not required to foresee “roadrage”; and 2) that car... More...
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United States of America v. Aaron Lucas, a/k/a B-Wise Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Convicted Felon Sentenced On Gun Charge

Aaron Lucas, aka B-Wise, 39, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of being a felon-in- possession of a firearm, was sentenced to serve 48 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, who handled the case, stated that on October 25, 2015, a New York State search war... More...
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In his first assignment of error, Coleman claims that the trial court erred in
failing to suppress the victim’s show-up identification as unduly suggestive.
{¶ 4} In deciding a motion to suppress, the trial court assumes the role of trier of
facts and is in the best position to resolve questions of fact and evaluate the credibility of
witnesses. State v. Pence, 2d Dist... More...
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United States of America v. Raeef Ohan Ohan Eastern District of California Federal Courthouse - Sacramento, California

Sacramento, CA - Stockton Man Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

Raeef Ohan Ohan, 59, of Stockton, pleaded guilty today to engaging in monetary transactions in criminally derived property related to a series of cargo thefts.

According to court documents, from 2012 to 2014, Ohan received and possessed thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen goods that had been stolen from truck trail... More...
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Jay Ebarb v. The State of Texas Judge sentences Lufkin man to 40 years prison for assaulting 73-year-old mother

On August 3, 2015, Appellant was charged by indictment with obstruction. The case proceeded to a bench trial on January 26, 2017. The trial was recessed and resumed on February 24, 2017. During the recess, Appellant filed a motion to suppress alleging that officers made a warrantless arrest without probable cause and unlawfully entered his residence to make the arrest. Appellant sought to supp... More...   $0 (06-07-2018 - TX)

Randall Glen Laws v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals First District

In 2004, a jury found appellant guilty of the offense of murder2 and assessed
his punishment at 99 years’ confinement. This court affirmed appellant’s
conviction. See Laws v. State, No. 01-04-00847-CR, 2006 WL 241313 (Tex. App.—
Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 2, 2006, pet. ref’d) (mem. op., not designated for
publication). The record in the underlying case3 shows as follows:
I... More...
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United States of America v. John R. Cacaro Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, OH - Payroll Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

John R. Cacaro, 58, of West Chester, Ohio, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering as part of a scheme to defraud the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for his own personal gain.

According to court documents, between 2011 and 2013, Cacaro owned Employers Choice Plus... More...
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On the morning of August 16, 2011, Harrington placed a call to the Avon Lake
Police Department to notify them that her husband had committed suicide. Upon arriving at the
marital residence, officers found the victim lying on a couch with his head wrapped in plastic.
They also found a purported suicide note that was typewritten, but signed in ink with the victim’s
name. The c... More...
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Justin Heller vs. State of Missouri

On April 20, 2011, at 4:25 a.m., Cameron police officer Dustin McCloud saw a blue
Chevrolet pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer traveling north on Highway 69 in Clinton
County. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle because the trailer had no functioning
taillights. When the truck stopped, the officer approached Heller, the driver, and asked for
his driver's license and... More...
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James A. Carter, Jr. (James), formed Jim A. Carter, Jr., Logging LLC (Carter
Logging), with James as its sole member. Carter Logging entered into two loan agreements
1 This is the second time this case has been before us. We initially remanded it back to settle the record and ordered rebriefing. Jim A. Carter, Jr., Logging, LLC v. First Na... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Mark Edward Colby

On September 10, 2014, the Shreveport Police Department (“SPD”)
responded to a report of a deceased person at a residence. The police
officers arrived at the home of the victim, 53-year-old Angela Godley, and
discovered that she had been shot multiple times. The officers also learned
that Godley shared the house with the defendant, Mark Edward Colby, with
whom she was in... More...
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Elias Arteaga-Roman v. The State of Texas Aggravated sexual assault of a child

The indictments alleged that Arteaga-Roman intentionally or knowingly
caused the sexual organ of K.A., a child younger than fourteen, to “contact and/or
penetrate” his mouth, penetrated K.A.’s sexual organ by inserting his hand and
intentionally or knowingly caused bodily injury to D.B., a child younger than
fourteen, “by applying pressure to D.B.’s nose with a cloth or similar... More...
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United States of America v. James Markus Harries, a/k/a “James Harris" District of Alaska Federal Courthouse - Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, AK - Anchorage Man Sentenced for Federal Drug and Firearms Offenses

James Markus Harries, a/k/a “James Harris,” 33, of Anchorage, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Gleason, to serve 110 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release. Harries previously pleaded guilty on Feb. 26, 2018, to possession with intent to distribute controlled subst... More...
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Darnyl Roberts Henderson v. The State of Texas Texas Court of Appeals, Second District Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

In 2000, Appellant was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child
under 14 years of age, a “reportable conviction.” Appellant is thus required to
annually register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Upon his release from
prison, Appellant registered as a sex offender with the Fort Worth Police
Department (FWPD), and as of June 2, 2015, Appellant’s registered a... More...
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United States of America v. Bryan Abascal Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

A Kansas City, Mo., man has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm.

Bryan Abascal, 25, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Abascal was sentenced as an armed career offender due to hi... More...
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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)

United States of America v. Roberto Santos-Gonzalez, Carlos Enrique Freire-Pifferrer, Juan Perez-Gonzalez and Eduardo Hernandez Southern District of Indiana Courthouse - New Albany, Indiana

New Albany, IN - Ringleaders sentenced in massive Interstate cargo theft case

Twelve defendants convicted of stealing more than $30 million in cargo for Louisville-based crime syndicate between 2012 and 2015

Four individuals convicted of participating in a wide-ranging conspiracy to steal truckloads of high-value merchandise traveling in interstate commerce were sentenced in fede... More...
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On January 24, 2016, off-duty police officer, Officer Craig Pyle and his wife witnessed a Chevy truck driving away from the "Hiawatha Farm & Home, Steve's Tractor Repair, and John Deere area." These stores are all a part of Hiawatha Implement, a business that sells agricultural and utility vehicles and services. The truck was pulling a trailer, which was loaded with an implement attachment inside ... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

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