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STATE OF OHIO vs. Luis A. Morales, Jr

On April 27, 2016, Detective Lowell Smittle of the Columbus Division of Police applied for a search warrant requesting a search be authorized at 643 Belvidere Avenue "and the curtilage" thereof in Columbus, Ohio. (Aff. in Support of Warrant to No. 17AP-807 2 Search at 2; Search Warrant at 1.) The affidavit in support of the warrant to search provided by Smittle states: In January 2016, D... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - OH)


In March 2017, Licking County Sheriff's Office Detective Kyle Boerstler was
working surveillance at a known drug house in the city of Newark. Boerstler had
information indicating that the residents of the home were dealing either marijuana or
cocaine. While watching the home, Boerstler observed Lewis and his wife arrive at the
house, take some bags out of their car, and enter ... More...
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On July 7, 2017, Gary was indicted for one count of trafficking in marijuana
in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(2), a felony of the fifth degree, and one count of possession
of marijuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a minor misdemeanor. The charges arose
after a detective observed clear, plastic baggies of marijuana in Gary’s half-open
backpack while the backpack was lying on... More...
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Shortly before 8 p.m. on March 10, 2013, El Dorado police officers were dispatched to an address "for a possible disturbance that was getting ready to occur." Officer Christopher Jones arrived before other officers and waited at a location near the address. While waiting, Officer Jones saw a white Chrysler PT Cruiser pull up to the home.

When backup arrived, the officers approached the... More...
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United States of America v. Rinaxo Rufino District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Florida Man Admits to Trafficking Kilos of Cocaine Shipped to Rhode Island from Puerto Rico

One of two Florida men charged in U.S. District Court in Providence in August 2017 with trafficking more than 5 kilograms of cocaine into Rhode Island through the U.S. Postal Service pleaded guilty on September 12, 2018.

Appearing before U.S. District Court Judge John J. ... More...
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United States of America v. Slint Kenneth Tate Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Man Sentenced for Distribution of Methamphetamine From Prison

United States District Court Judge Claire V. Eagan sentenced Slint Kenneth Tate, 36, Tuesday, to 20 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Tate orchestrated a drug distribution ring from inside a prison using contraband cell phones. The drug ring was involved in the distribution of mo... More...
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At Olagbemiro’s suppression hearing, Kevin Butler, a 13-year veteran
officer of the Cincinnati Police Department, testified to the following facts. The
Cincinnati police had received information from a confidential informant that a black
male known as “Rico” was selling heroin out of a residence on Riverside Drive. Plain
clothed officers sent to perform surveillance of the re... More...
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Peterson also challenges his sentence of 48 months’ imprisonment imposed for being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). The district court concluded that Peterson’s prior conviction for firstdegree robbery was a “crime of violence” as that term is defined by U.S. Sentencing Guidelines (“Sentencing Guidelines” or “U.S.S.G.”) section 4B1.2(a) which, along with ... More...   $0 (09-10-2018 - WA)

United States of America v. Shawn Lyberger Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis, IL - Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Enticement of a Minor and Possession of Prepubescent Child Pornography

Shawn Lyberger, 35, of Kell, Illinois, was sentenced on September 5, 2018 in federal court to 25 years in prison for inducing a 10-year-old boy to engage in sex acts over webcam and possession of child pornography depicting prepubescent mi... More...
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United States of America v. Jose Maria Valencia Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Dubuque, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA - Head of Multinational Drug Organization Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

A man responsible for distributing hundreds of pounds of ice methamphetamine was sentenced today to a life sentence in federal prison.

Jose Maria Valencia, age 44, from La Ruana, Michoacán, Mexico, received the prison term after a February 6, 2018, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute at ... More...
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On December 20, 2016, the Butler County Grand Jury returned a multi-count indictment charging Lynn with several felony drug offenses, including trafficking in cocaine, Butler CA2017-08-129 CA2017-08-132 - 2 - aggravated trafficking in drugs, and trafficking in drugs. According to the bill of particulars, the charges arose after officers with the Fairfield Police Department disco... More...   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

Brittany Harris v. Kimberly Klase Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Covington, Kentucky

Seventeen-year-old Brittany Harris was a passenger in her family’s minivan when it was pulled over by police officers in Erlanger, Kentucky. Later,
No. 17-6051 Harris v. Klare Page 2
Officer Kimberly Klare was summoned to escort Harris to a nearby restroom and, while doing so, searched her in allegedly inappropriate and unlawful ways. Harris brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claim... More...
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During a home visit, Robert Smith's probation officer and several members of the Drug Task Force found marijuana in plain view in Smith's living space at his grandmother's home. A jury convicted him of marijuana possession. On appeal, he challenges the sufficiency of the evidence, but when viewed in the light most favorable to the State, a reasonable fact-finder could conclude that he was guilty b... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. William Michael Foures Middle District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, NC - Kernersville Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

A Kernersville man who pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography was sentenced to 78 months of imprisonment followed by 25 years of supervised release.

WILLIAM MICHAEL FOURES, 45, of Kernersville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty on March 8, 2018, to one count of receipt of child pornography. He was sentenc... More...
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The defendant, Anthony Robertson, appeals from his convictions of murder in the first degree, armed robbery, 2 and carrying a firearm without a license. He argues that he did not receive a fair trial because eyewitnesses improperly identified him in court; the prosecutor misstated evidence in closing argument; the judge erred in declining to question jurors about potential racial bias... More...   $0 (09-04-2018 - MA)


On October 22, 2015, Davenport was indicted for two counts of Robbery in violation of R.C. 2911.02(A)(2), both felonies of the second degree (Counts 1 and 3), and two counts of Assault in violation of R.C. 2903.13(A), both misdemeanors of the first degree (Counts 2 and 4). Davenport originally pled not guilty to the charges. {¶3} On April 6, 2016, Davenport entered into a written, negotia... More...   $0 (09-04-2018 - OH)


This matter is before the Court on the November 2, 2017 Notice of Appeal
of Christopher A. Silcott. Silcott appeals from his October 18, 2017 Judgment Entry of
Conviction, issued following a bench trial, on one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs,
in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(1),(C)(1)(c), with a specification of prior convictions, a
felony of the third degree (Count I... More...
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On December 18, 2015, Cantrell was indicted for possession of heroin in an amount greater than 10 grams, but less than 50 grams, in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the second degree. Cantrell was also indicted for possession of crack cocaine in an amount less than five grams in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the fifth degree. The charges stemmed from allegations that Day... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - OH)

Mark C. Morr v. State of Indiana

Late in the evening of December 28, 2016, Kendallville Police Officer Matthew
Haber (“Officer Haber”) initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle turn
without a signal and then cross the fog line. The driver, Boni Coffelt (“Coffelt”)
was arrested upon the discovery of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine
in the vehicle. Coffelt produced marijuana that had been hidden... More...
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On March 26, 2013, defendant was charged by bill of information with one
count of production of pornography involving juveniles under the age of seventeen
in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.1 (count one), and with two counts of sexual battery
upon a juvenile under the age of thirteen in violation of La. R.S. 14:31.1 (counts two
and three). Defendant pled not guilty on all counts o... More...
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Aaron Mulugeta Micael v. The State of Texas

During trial, the following evidence was presented: on February 18, 2016, members of the Hays County Narcotics Task Force conducted surveillance in San Marcos, looking for Micael. Members of the task force had received information that Micael was known to distribute drugs in the area, and they were looking for any traffic violations to detain him. Detective Jayson Cormier, a San Marcos Pol... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Arthur Larange Lee, Jr. Alachua County Florida Courthouse - Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville, FL - Alachua County Man Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison for Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud, and Cooercion

Arthur Larange Lee Jr., 35, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Gainesville to 327 months in prison for sex trafficking of an adult, and 60 months each for two counts of use of interstate commerce to commit prostitution. Each count is ... More...
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Richard Grissom v. Raymond Roberts, et al. District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Richard Grissom, a prisoner in the custody of the Kansas Department of
Corrections, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against a number of state corrections
and prison officials (collectively the Prison Officials), alleging violations of his
constitutional rights stemming from his lengthy placement in solitary confinement. The
district court granted summary judgment against Grisso... More...
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Rashaude Woodley appeals the district court's decision to revoke his probation and send him to prison to serve his 20-month sentence for felony cocaine possession. Woodley argues that the court should have first ordered him to serve a limited amount of jail time—what's known as an intermediate sanction—before revoking the probation and sending him to prison.

The district court generall... More...
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United States of America v. Lywayne Marquis Scott Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - Felon in Prison Pleads Guilty to Possessing Heroin

Lywayne Marquis Scott, 35, of St. Louis, pled guilty to two counts – one count of felon in possession of a firearm and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin. He appeared in federal court on Wednesday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Henry Autrey.

According to court documents, prior to Octo... More...
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