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Date: 09-02-2020

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State of Oklahoma v. Reginald Romone Sutton, a/k/a Reginald ramone Sutton, a/k/a Reggie Sutton

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Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Reginald Romone Sutton, a/k/a Reginald Ramone Sutton, a/k/a Reggie Sutton with:

ount # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 05/01/2019
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SUTTON, REGINALD ROMONE Disposed: CONVICTION, 09/02/2020. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: MANSLAUGHTER 1ST DEGREE(HM11)
Violation of 21 O.S. 701.7, which provides:



A. A person commits murder in the first degree when that person unlawfully and with malice aforethought causes the death of another human being. Malice is that deliberate intention unlawfully to take away the life of a human being, which is manifested by external circumstances capable of proof.

B. A person also commits the crime of murder in the first degree, regardless of malice, when that person or any other person takes the life of a human being during, or if the death of a human being results from, the commission or attempted commission of murder of another person, shooting or discharge of a firearm or crossbow with intent to kill, intentional discharge of a firearm or other deadly weapon into any dwelling or building as provided in Section 1289.17A of this title, forcible rape, robbery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, escape from lawful custody, eluding an officer, first degree burglary, first degree arson, unlawful distributing or dispensing of controlled dangerous substances or synthetic controlled substances, trafficking in illegal drugs, or manufacturing or attempting to manufacture a controlled dangerous substance.

1. Except as provided in paragraph 3 of this subsection, the term "synthetic controlled substance" means a substance:

a. the chemical structure of which is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II,

b. which has a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II, or

c. with respect to a particular person, which such person represents or intends to have a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system that is substantially similar to or greater than the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II.

2. The designation of gamma butyrolactone does not preclude a finding pursuant to paragraph 1 of this subsection that the chemical is a synthetic controlled substance.

3. Such term does not include:

a. a controlled substance,

b. any substance for which there is an approved new drug application,

c. with respect to a particular person any substance, if an exemption is in effect for investigational use, for that person, under Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 355) to the extent conduct with respect to such substance is pursuant to such exemption, or

d. any substance to the extent not intended for human consumption before such an exemption takes effect with respect to that substance.

C. A person commits murder in the first degree when the death of a child results from the willful or malicious injuring, torturing, maiming or using of unreasonable force by said person or who shall willfully cause, procure or permit any of said acts to be done upon the child pursuant to Section 843.5 of this title. It is sufficient for the crime of murder in the first degree that the person either willfully tortured or used unreasonable force upon the child or maliciously injured or maimed the child.

D. A person commits murder in the first degree when that person unlawfully and with malice aforethought solicits another person or persons to cause the death of a human being in furtherance of unlawfully manufacturing, distributing or dispensing controlled dangerous substances, as defined in the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act, unlawfully possessing with intent to distribute or dispense controlled dangerous substances, or trafficking in illegal drugs.

E. A person commits murder in the first degree when that person intentionally causes the death of a law enforcement officer, correctional officer, or corrections employee while the officer or employee is in the performance of official duties.

Outcome: 09-02-2020 CONVICTED

CLIFFORD J. SMITH: DEFENDANT PRESENT, IN CUSTODY AND REPRESENTED BY BRIAN RAYL. STATE REPRESENTED BY SHELBY LIMBURG FOR BRETT MIZE. COURT REPORTER IS TAISHA IRONS. DEFENDANT ADVISED OF RIGHTS, WAIVED JURY/NON JURY TRIAL AND ENTERED PLEA OF GUILTY. COURT ACCEPTS GUILTY PLEA, FINDS DEFENDANT GUILTY, AND SENTENCES AS FOLLOWS:


COUNT 1) AMENDED TO 1ST DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER. DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, ALL TIME IN CUSTODY, WITH CREDIT FOR TIME SERVED AND EARNED. DEFENDANT ASSESSED: COURT COSTS ONLY. DEFENDANT ADVISED OF 85% CRIME.


THE COURT ORDERS IMMEDIATE TRANSPORTATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AT THE REQUEST OF THE DEFENDANT.


DEFENDANT IS GIVEN 180 DAYS AFTER RELEASE TO REPORT TO COST ADMINISTRATION FOR A PAYMENT PLAN.


DEFENDANT ADVISED OF APPEAL RIGHTS. RULE 8 EXECUTED. BOND EXONERATED. J&S ISSUED. COMMITMENT FOR PUNISHMENT ISSUED.
1 SUTTON, REGINALD ROMONE

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