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WILLIAM PARGO vs. STATE OF IOWA 30 Arrested, 40 Children Seized In Drug Raid

This case arises out of Pargo’s application for postconviction relief. In his
application, Pargo contended his counsel was ineffective in two respects. First,
his trial counsel failed to move to dismiss the charges as untimely pursuant to
Iowa Rule of Criminal Procedure 2.33. Second, his counsel failed to move to
suppress evidence obtained from the search of a hotel room pur... More...
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The State filed an amended trial information charging Bauer with willful
injury as a habitual offender, in violation of Iowa Code sections 708.4(1) and
902.8 (2015), following allegations that he attacked Jerald Stewart in a bar
restroom after accusing Stewart of having sexual relations with Rhiannon King, a
woman Bauer had recently given $2000 and purchased a car for and who h... More...
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Dewann Stone Sr. was convicted of murder in the first degree, in violation
of Iowa Code section 707.2 (2005), for the shooting of Anthony Galvan. This
court affirmed his conviction on direct appeal. See State v. Stone, No. 07-1009,
2008 WL 4724865, at *1 (Iowa Ct. App. Oct. 29, 2008). The facts and
circumstances of the case are set forth in our prior opinion and need not be ... More...
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DONNIE R. ROSE vs. STATE OF IOWA Iowa Court of Appeals

The facts of this case are stated in our previous opinion, State v. Rose,
No. 11-0243, 2012 WL 652440, at *1 (Feb. 29, 2012):
On May 29, 2010, around noon, Iowa State Trooper Paul Rairden observed a Keokuk Contractors van parked on the shoulder of the road in a remote area near a salvage yard. Rairden stated he patrolled the area frequently and thought it was unusual that the van was p... More...
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State of Missouri vs. Pharis Lynn Watt

On July 27, 2014, around 1:00 a.m., Lori Mitchell was driving on Scott Boulevard in
Columbia, Missouri, when she encountered a vehicle swerving on the roadway and driving in the
wrong direction. Mitchell called 911 to report the erratic driving. At 1:23 a.m., Columbia Police
Officers Regan Gustafson and Ryan Holtz responded to the call.
Officers Gustafson and Holtz came upon... More...
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Samuel N. Allen vs. State of Missouri

Allen was convicted of tampering in the first degree and resisting arrest, for which he was
sentenced to 10 years and 5 years in prison, respectively. This court affirmed Allen’s convictions
and sentences in a per curiam order and memorandum issued pursuant to Rule 30.25(b) on
September 29, 2015. State v. Allen, 471 S.W.3d 396 (Mo. App. 2015). We issued our mandate
on Octobe... More...
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State of Missouri vs. John Evans

On January 15, 2015, Movant stole a 2005 Jeep Liberty. The following day, the
Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Ste. Genevieve obtained a warrant for Movant’s arrest.
Movant was arrested and taken into custody. On March 5, 2015, after waiving his preliminary
hearing, Movant was charged by substitute information in lieu of indictment with the class C
felony of stealing a ... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA V MATTHEW C. CARROLL Matthew C Carroll - Registered Sex Offender

On July 18, 2014, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office filed a bill
of information charging defendant with one count of obscenity in violation of La.
R.S. 14:106. On July 21, 2014, the district court arraigned defendant, and
defendant pled not guilty.
On October 22, 2014, defendant withdrew his plea of not guilty and pled
guilty as charged. Prior to entering... More...
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On July 31, 2015, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney filed a bill of
information charging defendant with possession of heroin, a violation of La. R.S.
40:966(C). A twelve-person jury found defendant guilty as charged on May 3,
2016. He was sentenced to ten years imprisonment at hard labor on May 26, 2016,
after which he filed a motion to reconsider sentence and a motion f... More...
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Elpidio Cantu v. The State of Texas Customer accused of threatening bar manager with gun

In 2015, Nueces County grand juries indicted Cantu for two separate, yet related,
offenses: (1) aggravated assault with a deadly weapon; and (2) DWI, third or more.
Both indictments further alleged previous convictions to be used to enhance Cantu’s
punishments under section 12.42 of the penal code. See id.
Briefly, the aggravated assault charge stems from an incident at “M... More...
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Tray Don Goswick v. The State of Texas

Joseph Warren, a certified peace officer, testified that he arrested Appellant for driving without a valid driver’s license. While Officer Warren transported Appellant to jail, Appellant told Officer Warren that he had “dope” in his right watch pocket. Officer Warren retrieved a small black bag that contained a white crystal substance. Officer Warren field-tested the white crystal substance, an... More...   $0 (07-22-2017 - TX)

Maurice Earl Oler v. The State of Texas

On October 8, 2014, Appellant pleaded guilty to assault family violence. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 22.01(b)(2)(A) (West Supp. 2016). Under the terms of the plea agreement, the trial court convicted Appellant and assessed his punishment at confinement for ten years, but suspended the imposition of the confinement portion of the sentence and placed Appellant on community supervision for six years... More...   $0 (07-22-2017 - TX)

Desirae Monique Mata v. The State of Texas Gaines County convicted double murderer screams, sobs, proclaims innocence when verdict read 

Appellant first asks this court to reverse and remand this cause for a new trial because the trial court failed to charge the jury on the law regarding corroboration of the testimony of a jailhouse informant. In her second issue on appeal, Appellant claims that the trial court violated her constitutional right of confrontation when it allowed a witness to testify as to out-of-court statements mad... More...   $0 (07-22-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Oscar Gumaro Pruneda-Garcia and Rene Garcia-Araujo Federal Courthouse - McAllen, Texas

McAllen, TX - Mexican Nationals Sent to Prison for Firearms Charge

Two men who had been admitted into the country from Mexico under a non-immigrant visa were ordered to prison for illegally possessing firearms.

On July 20, 2017, U.S. District Ricardo H. Hinojosa took into consideration the fact that both men collectively possessed 12 firearms and ordered Pruneda and Garcia to ser... More...
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Juan Mora v. The State of Texas Mora sentenced to life in prison after aggravated assault conviction

Appellant was indicted for intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily
injury to Elizabeth Garcia by stabbing her or striking her with a deadly weapon, a knife
In April 2014, Garcia was found on the bloody kitchen floor of her small Lubbock
apartment with multiple stab wounds to her body and the eight-inch shaft of a knife
sharpening steel embedded ... More...
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United States of America v. Juan Leonardo Tello Federal Courthouse - Wichita Falls, Texas

Wichita Falls, TX - Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

Juan Leonardo Tello, 50, of Dallas, Texas, was sentenced on July 18, 2017 by U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor following his guilty plea in March 2017 to one count of conspiracy to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine.

Judge O’Connor sentenced Tello to 180 months in federal priso... More...
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United States of America v. Alejandro Farrera Cendejas

Dallas, TX - Dallas Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Methamphetamine

Alejandro Farrera Cendejas, 33, of Dallas, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in October 2016 to one count of possession with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney John Park... More...
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Stevon Kendrell Polk v. The State of Texas Man awaiting murder trial arrested on weapons charge

Edward Pendleton, a person known in his community as a drug dealer, was shot
and killed during a home invasion committed in the early morning hours of May 1, 2013.
Testimony at trial established that around 6:00 a.m., two men forced their way into the
residence Pendleton occupied with his wife, Danielle Luce. After Luce witnessed one of
the intruders shoot Pendleton in the ba... More...
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Blake Jay Smith v. The State of Texas Amarillo man arrested after late-night chase

Appellant's attorney has filed an Anders brief and a motion to withdraw. See
Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S. Ct. 1396, 18 L. Ed. 2d 493 (1967). In support
of his motion to withdraw, counsel certifies that he has diligently reviewed the records,
and in his opinion, the records reflect no reversible error upon which an appeal can be
predicated. Id. at 744-45; In re S... More...
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2. DOMESTIC ABUSE - ASSAULT & BATTERY, in violation of 21 o.s * 644(c)

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Christian Vernon Sims v. The State of Texas Lamar County man pleads guilty to killing grandmother, sentenced to 35 years

Early in the afternoon of December 18, 2014, the body of Annie Sims was discovered on
the back porch of her Powderly, Texas, home with a bullet in her head. Missing were Annie’s
live-in grandson, Christian Vernon Sims (Sims), his girlfriend, Ashley Morrison, Annie’s vehicle,
and Annie’s purse, its contents including credit cards and at least one handgun. Officers suspected
th... More...
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Roy Brown v. The State of Texas

A jury convicted Roy Brown of continuous sexual abuse of a child and assessed a sentence
of fifty years’ imprisonment. The same jury also convicted Brown of sexual assault of a child and
assessed a sentence of twenty years’ imprisonment. On appeal, Brown argues that (1) there was a
fatal variance between the indictment and the proof at trial, (2) the trial court erred in denying h... More...
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United States of America v. Jon Cruz Federal Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former New York City Public School Teacher Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Receiving Child Pornography

JON CRUZ, a former teacher and debate coach at the Bronx High School for Science, was sentenced July 20, 2017 to seven years in prison for receiving images containing child pornography from minor teenage boys. CRUZ was initially arrested on March 6, 2015, and pled guilt... More...
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Isaiah Christopher Roberts v. The State of Texas Longview capital murder suspect requests private investigator

A Gregg County jury found Isaiah Christopher Roberts guilty of capital murder for the
shooting deaths of Kimberly Rayson and Chanda Martin. Roberts was sentenced to the mandatory
punishment of life imprisonment without parole.1
On appeal, Roberts argues that (1) the jury’s verdict of guilt is not supported by legally
sufficient evidence, (2) the trial court erred in denying ... More...
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