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Karl Allred v. Eli D. Bebout, et al. Laramie County Courthouse - Cheyenne, Wyoming

[¶1] Two Wyoming citizens sought to challenge legislation that authorized two
construction projects while maintaining a degree of legislative control which the citizens
contend violate the Wyoming Constitution. They also alleged a pattern of letting state
contracts without competitive bidding or required safeguards, contrary to the Wyoming
Constitution and laws. They sought to amen... More...
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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. ARMOND DEVEGA

On 17 November 2008, a Wake County Grand Jury indicted Defendant for two
counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder, and nine
counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. After considering several pre-trial
motions, the Wake County Superior Court called Defendant’s case for trial on 24
February 2014. The State called over ninety witnesses. The fo... More...
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United States of America v. Jason Marc Janatsch Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Jason Janatsch worked as a freelance babysitter and occasional daycare
employee. He was indicted for taking sexually explicit pictures of himself with a
toddler. After he pleaded guilty to the charges, the court sentenced him to 360
months in prison and required him to pay a $5,000 special assessment pursuant to
18 U.S.C. § 3014(a)(3), a provision applicable to “any non-indigent pe... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. BRETT M. MEDDOCK

Defendant-appellant Brett M. Meddock appeals his conviction and sentence
for one count of murder, in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), an unclassified felony; one count


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of involuntary manslaughter, in violation of R.C. 2903.04(A), a felony of the first degree;
one count of felonious assault, in violation of 2903.11(A)(1), a felony of the second
degree; one coun... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. LINDRELL E. MALONEY

This matter is before the Court on the September 16, 2016 Notice of Appeal
of Lindrell E. Maloney. Maloney appeals from his judgment entry of conviction on two
counts of rape (under thirteen), in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b), felonies of the first
degree, and two counts of sexual battery (natural parent), in violation R.C. 2907.03(A)(5),
felonies of the third degree. T... More...
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United States of America v. Scott Francis Fortier District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN - Federal Jury Finds Blaine Man Guilty Of Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

Scott Francis Fortier, 38, was convicted on January 26, 2018 for producing and possessing video files containing child pornography. FORTIER, who was charged in a superseding indictment on August 23, 2017, with one count of production of child pornography and one count of possession of... More...
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United States of America v. Brian Tillman District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Lincoln, Nebraska

Lincoln, NE - Fremont Builder Sentenced for Theft of Government Services

Chief United States District Court Judge Robert Rossiter sentenced Brian Tillman, age 54, of Fremont, Nebraska on January 26, 2018 for his conviction for theft of government funds. Tillman was sentenced to a five-year term of probation and was ordered to pay restitution of $190,100 to the Social Security Administrati... More...
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United States of America v. Shawn Michael Wentz District of Montana Federal Courthouse - Billings, Montana

Billings, MT - Glendive Man Gets Federal Jail Time for Possessing Child Pornography

A Glendive man will spend over 6 years in federal prison for downloading and possessing child pornography to his computer. Shawn Michael Wentz, 28, previously pleaded guilty in October 2017 to possession of child pornography stemming from a May 2015 investigation by the Montana Internet Crimes Against Chi... More...
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United States of America v. Lataya Anderson and Matthew Toombs District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Pocatello, Idaho

Pocatello, ID - Pocatello Pair Sentenced in Federal Court for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute

Lataya Anderson, 21, and Matthew Toombs, 29, of Pocatello, were sentenced in federal court on January 19, 2018 for possession of a methamphetamine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill ordered Anderson ... More...
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Billy J. Burden v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

In the fall of 2015, Burden and a woman named Christina were in a
relationship and lived together with Christina’s two young children B.E. and
K.E. Christina believed that Burden was the father of four-month old K.E.; yet,
she wanted Burden to provide no care for either child, explaining, “I was their
mother.” Tr. Vol. 3 at 40. Christina testified that she provided “clothing... More...
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The Estate of Chandler J. Barnwell v. Linda Watson, Dr., EdD, Superintendent of the School Board of the Little Rock Independent School District Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

After their son tragically committed suicide, the plaintiffs, Michael and Anna
Barnwell, sued the superintendent of their son’s school district, alleging that the
school had discriminated against their son on the basis of disability by failing to
adequately protect him from being bullied by other students. But the district court2
found no evidence to support the Barnwells’ claim, a... More...
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United States of America v. Marc Biggs Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

The district court sentenced Skylar D. Henshaw,
a career offender, to five years’ probation–a sentence
151 months lower than the bottom end of his guidelines
range and 57 months lower than the sentence recommended
 Of the Northern District of Illinois, sitting by designation.
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by Henshaw’s counsel. Because we find this departure substantively
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State of Wisconsin v. Anton R. Dorsey Anton R Dorsey - Registered Sex Offender

In a criminal action by the State, Dorsey was charged
with four crimes relating to his domestic violence toward his
then-girlfriend, C.B.: one count of strangulation and 1 The Honorable Paul J. Lenz presided.
No. 2015AP648-CR

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suffocation under Wis. Stat. § 940.235(1) (2013-14)2;3 one count
of misdemeanor... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. PETER PATRICK BACCAM Baccam sentenced for assaulting pregnant woman

Peter Baccam and the complaining witness lived together, were in a
relationship, and had three children together. The complaining witness was
several months pregnant at the time of the altercation on October 10, 2016. There
are different accounts of what happened that day. The following day the
complaining witness sought medical attention and told medical personnel about More...
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Shameka Tanya Waters v. The State of Texas

Appellant was indicted for the offense of criminal mischief causing a pecuniary loss of $1,500 or more but less than $20,000, a state jail felony. Appellant entered a plea agreement with the State wherein she pleaded “guilty” to the indictment in exchange for the State’s punishment recommendation of four years deferred adjudication community supervision. The trial court entered its written order... More...   $0 (01-26-2018 - TX)

Martin Flores v. The State of Texas Authorities find, arrest man accused of sexual assault of a child

The grand jury indicted Appellant on two separate counts for the offense of sexual assault of a child. Under Count One, the indictment alleged that Appellant intentionally and knowingly caused the penetration of M.B.’s sexual organ with his sexual organ while M.B. was under the age of seventeen. Under Count Two, the indictment alleged that Appellant intentionally and knowingly caused the penetra... More...   $0 (01-26-2018 - TX)

Ronald Mullins v. The State of Texas Aggravated sexual assault of a child.

In 2010, Ronald Mullins pled guilty to and was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of
a child.1 While the trial court sentenced Mullins to ten years’ imprisonment and ordered him to
pay a $2,500.00 fine, it suspended the imposition of the sentence in favor of placing Mullins on
community supervision for ten years. Mullins’ community supervision was revoked after the trial
... More...
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United States of America v. Jeffrey Lee Justice Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY - Indiana Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Travelling Across State Lines To Engage In Sex With Minors

United States District Judge David J. Hale sentenced a Lexington, Indiana, man to 20 years in prison followed by 20 years of Supervised Release for violating federal child exploitation laws, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman. There is no parole in th... More...
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Julie Peffer and Jesse Peffer v. Mike Stephens Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan

This appeal requires us to determine the extent of the
Fourth Amendment’s requirements for an affidavit supporting a warrant to search the residence
of an individual suspected of committing a crime involving the use of a computer.
That issue figures prominently in Plaintiffs Julie and Jesse Peffer’s appeal of the district
court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendant Mike... More...
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United States of America v. Maria Del Rosario Alvarez Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Maria Del Rosario Alvarez appeals the district court’s sentence requiring her to obtain mental health treatment as a special condition of supervised release. Because the district court committed reversible error in imposing this special condition without the statutorily required factual findings, we VACATE the challenged condition and REMAND for proceedings consistent with this opinion.
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Alberto Ontiveros Soto v. Veronica Lemus Contreras Northern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Veronica Lemus Contreras (Lemus), a native and citizen of Mexico residing in the United States, challenges the denial of her grave-risk defense to Alberto Ontiveros Soto’s (Ontiveros) seeking return of their child, A.O.L., to Mexico pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Convention), 24 Oct. 1980, T.I.A.S. No. 11670, S. Treaty Doc. No. 99–11. ... More...   $0 (01-25-2018 - TX)

State of North Dakota v. Michael David Rivera Deputy U.S. Marshal Michael Rivera found guilty of 10 out of 21 charges

Rivera was charged with twenty-one offenses, twenty on one criminal complaint and one additional offense on a second criminal complaint. These two cases were joined, and all charges were tried together. A jury found Rivera guilty of ten class A misdemeanors: two counts of creating or possessing sexually expressive images, two counts of attempting to create or possess sexually expressive images, an... More...   $0 (01-24-2018 - ND)

United States of America v. Thomas Edward Abney Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Ocala, Florida

Ocala, FL - Lake County Man Sentenced To 40 Years For Production And Transportation Of Child Pornography

Thomas Edward Abney, Jr. (38, Leesburg) was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for production of child pornography and aiding and abetting the transportation of child pornography. The Court also ordered him to forfeit a cellular telephone used in the commission of the crimes.
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United States of America v. Lataya Anderson and Matthew Toombs District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Pocatello, Idaho

Pocatello, ID - Pocatello Pair Sentenced in Federal Court for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute

Lataya Anderson, 21, and Matthew Toombs, 29, of Pocatello, were sentenced in federal court on Wednesday for possession of a methamphetamine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill ordered Anderson to serv... More...
   $0 (01-24-2018 - ID)

United States of America v. Deka Hirsi Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Seattle Woman Who Defrauded Three Public Assistance Programs of more than $320,000 Sentenced in Federal Court

Defendant Repeatedly Lied about Employment, Living Situation and Child Care

A Seattle woman who defrauded programs aimed at assisting the neediest in our community was sentenced on January 19, 2018 in federal court to three years of probation, announced U.S.... More...
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