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Raymond Blech v. Richard Blech, Commercial Bank as Trustee, etc.

Arthur Blech died in 2011, leaving an estate worth in
excess of $65 million. At his death, his estate planning
documents included the Arthur Blech Living Trust, as amended,
and his will, which provided for the “pour over” of most of his
remaining assets into the Trust, to be administered as part of the
corpus of the Trust by a third party trustee. Arthur left most of
his es... More...
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United States of America v. Randy Martell Robertson, a/k/a "Black" Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, TN - One-Stop Shop Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 190 Months in Federal Prison

A local man has been sentenced to 190 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin; being a felon in possession of a firearm; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. D. Michael Dunavant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee announced the sen... More...
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STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. DEQUAN MCKETHAN

The defendant, Dequan McKethan, appeals from the judgments of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of murder in violation of General Statutes § 53a-54a, carrying a pistol without a permit in violation of General Statutes§ 29-35 (a), and possession of narcotics in violation of General Statutes § 21a-279 (a). On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court improperly granted the state’s mo... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

Abdur Rahim Ambrose a/k/a Abdur Ambrose v. State of Mississippi

On the afternoon of April 7, 2013, Demetrius Lee returned home from work between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Lee resided in the DeLisle community at 7486 Lobouy Road, which is part of a larger property commonly known as “the Hill.” The Hill is comprised of two houses and a mobile home. While Lee was relaxing, someone knocked on his window, but he remained inside. Twenty to thirty minutes later, Lee wen... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MS)

RACHEAL GOULD v. STATE OF FLORIDA

Appellant, Racheal Gould, appeals her convictions for conspiring to traffic and
trafficking in twenty-eight grams or more of cocaine. She argues that the court erred by
(1) denying her motion for judgment of acquittal as there was insufficient evidence of a
conspiracy and (2) allowing speculative testimony from a police officer that interpreted
and explained her actions as con... More...
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Tlacey Al Randall vs State of Florida

Tlacey Randall was found guilty by a jury of possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine (as a lesser-included offense of trafficking cocaine), and acquitted of possession of drug paraphernalia. The trial court sentenced Randall to the maximum sentence of five years in prison for possessing cocaine. Under the facts presented, we agree with Randall that the trial court sentenced him improperl... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Quartez Gary

At the Defendant’s trial on these charges, the parties presented the following evidence: The victim testified that he was twenty-eight years old and a native of Memphis. He testified that he knew the Defendant and that the Defendant had shot him thirteen times in June 2015. He had known the Defendant for approximately two years, through another mutual friend, and called the Defendant “Sleepy.” ... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

COMMONWEALTH vs. LEONIDES BONES

This is an appeal by the defendant, Leonides Bones, from his conviction, after a trial by jury, of possession of a class A controlled substance with intent to distribute, see G. L. c. 94C, § 34, and, following a subsequent jury-waived trial conducted in accordance with G. L. c. 278, § 11A, of being a second or subsequent offender.1 The defendant argues that his motion to suppress was improp... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. KELVON MADDOX

In June 2017, the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Maddox on six counts in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-17-618705: two counts of attempted murder and four counts of felonious assault. All counts carried one- and three-year firearm specifications. The police report leading to this indictment indicates that on January 18, 2017, at around 12:45 a.m., Maddox was at a gas station on Kinsman Road in Cl... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. FRANK L. HERRINGTON

On November 9, 2016, Herrington was named in a four-count indictment charging
him with two counts of rape, and one count each of complicity to commit rape and kidnapping.
The case was tried to the bench and the following evidence was presented.
{¶3} In the late evening of November 15, 1996, the victim, who was nine-months
pregnant, left her sister’s house after a cookout and... More...
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United States of America v. Lionel Thomas Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

New Orleans, LA - Houma Man Pleads Guilty to Crack and Gun Charges

Lionel Thomas, of Houma, pled guilty on August 3, 2018 to crack cocaine and firearms charges.

According to court documents, THOMAS possessed with the intent to distribute at least 28 grams of crack cocaine. The government billed THOMAS as a multiple offender with a prior felony drug conviction. As a result, for t... More...
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United States of America v. Carlos Brejohn Battle Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Tyler, Texas

Tyler, TX - Jacksonville, Texas Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking

A 33-year-old Jacksonville, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas.

Carlos Brejohn Battle pleaded guilty on Mar. 21, 2018, to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 100 months in federal prison.More...
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Carolyn Staats v. Vintner's Golf Club, LLC

Plaintiff Carolyn Staats nearly died after being attacked by a swarm of yellow
jackets while playing golf on a Yountville course operated by Vintner’s Golf Club, LLC
(Club). She sued the Club for general negligence and premises liability, but the trial
court granted summary judgment against her on the basis that the Club owed no duty to
protect its patrons from yellow jackets that ... More...
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State of Iowa v. Marco Imanuel Martinez

On the morning of February 13, 2017, George and Barbara Pinter were
asleep inside their home in a rural subdivision in Montpelier, Iowa. Around 1:30 or
2:00 a.m., Barbara was awakened by a strange noise, but she soon fell back
asleep. When they woke for the day a few hours later, they realized a bullet had
gone through their master bedroom. Later that day, law enforcement of... More...
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State of Iowa v. Mejdil Ahmetovic

The following facts can be gleaned from the suppression record. Officer
Wilshusen is an officer in the Des Moines Police Department’s narcotics unit. On
June 3, 2016 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Wilshusen received information from a
confidential informant1 that Ahmetovic would be in a “black Volkswagen vehicle” in
a particular McDonald’s restaurant parking lot at approximately... More...
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United States of America v. Keedron Jamell Kearney Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - Wilson Man Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison Following High Speed Chase Resulting in Discovery of Drugs and Firearm

Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III sentenced KEEDRON JAMELL KEARNEY, 20, of Wilson, NC to serve 45 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release upon conviction for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Quantity of Crack Cocaine and Pos... More...
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United States of America v. Donald Stepp District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - Bail Bondsman that Assisted Former Baltimore Police Department Sergeant to Sell Drugs and Rob Citizens Sentenced to Federal Prison

United States District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Donald Stepp, age 51, of Middle River, Maryland, today to five years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, heroi... More...
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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

United States of America v. FeiSheng Liang and KanHua Wu Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Sherman, Texas

Dallas, TX - Jury Convicts Two Chinese Nationals On Cocaine Trafficking Charges

The United States of America charged Feisheng Liang, age 52, and Kanhua Wu, age 51, with:

CONSPIRACY TO POSSESS WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE WHILE ON A BOARD A VESSEL SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE UNITED STATES
(1)
CONSPIRACY TO POSSESS WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE WH... More...
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David Lacagnina v. Comprehend Systems, Inc.

After a 10-day trial, a jury ruled in favor of appellant David Lacagnina on his
claims for fraud, breach of contract, and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair
dealing against respondents Comprehend Systems, Inc. (Comprehend) and its two
cofounders, Richard Morrison and Jud Gardner. From June 1, 2012 to November 20,
2013, when he was terminated, Lacagnina worked for Compreh... More...
   $0 (08-04-2018 - CA)

Dylan Andrew Quick v. The State of Texas

Appellant was a student at Lone Star College. On the date of the offenses, appellant’s mother dropped him off at the campus before his scheduled class. Appellant brought with him an Exacto knife1 and other sharp implements. Instead of attending his scheduled class, appellant walked around campus. According to appellant’s counsel, appellant walked to try to quell his compulsive thoughts about h... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. DAVID LEONARD RANDLE, JR.,

On October 24, 2015, a group of young adults attended a party at a Sioux Falls condominium leased by Mason Mitzel. There was evidence that the partygoers were drinking and using marijuana and other illegal substances. [¶3.] At some point during the evening, an AK-47 owned by Mitzel was brought out amongst the partygoers. There was testimony that different individuals handled the AK-47. Several... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - SD)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CARLTON WILLIAMS

The underlying facts are uncontested. During an investigation that began as early as November 2012, a Drug Enforcement Administration task force officer learned that Williams bought heroin in Detroit, Michigan, which he packaged and sold in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The officer subsequently placed a GPS tracker on Williams’s car and monitored his movements for approximately one month. On Januar... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ELIJAH IVERSON

The present prosecution had its origin in a 911 call made by Iverson from
13 his apartment in the Town of Tonawanda, New York. In the course of ensuing
14 interviews by officers of the Tonawanda Police Department ("TPD"), narcotics and
15 drug distribution paraphernalia were discovered in Iverson's apartment; pursuant to
1 a subsequent search warrant, a firearm, ammunition, and o... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - )

State of Vermont v. Lucas Dwight

Defendant Lucas Dwight appeals the trial court’s restitution order requiring him to pay dental expenses resulting from defendant’s conviction for simple assault. Defendant raises two main issues: (1) whether the court erred in awarding restitution for expenses that complainant’s father paid on complainant’s behalf; and (2) whether the ordered repayment schedule, which considered defendant’s e... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - VT)

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