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United States of America v. Russell Truman District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

Bangor, ME - Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charge

Russell Truman, 50, of Gardiner, Maine, pled guilty on May 9, 2018 in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack.”

According to court records, between June 2015 and March 2017, Truman conspired with others to acquire heroin, fentanyl and crack in Ro... More...
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Kimmy McNair and Larry McNair v. Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals We Turn Your Successes Into Marketing Call Today! 888-354-4529

This matter is before this Court upon a June 9, 2017, order of the United
States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit certifying the following question:
Whether West Virginia law permits a claim of failure to warn and negligent misrepresentation against a branded drug manufacturer when the drug ingested was produced by a generic manufacturer.
By order dated August 30, 2017, this Cou... More...
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David Grantham v. The State of Texas Tenth Court-Appeals

David Grantham appeals from a conviction for the offense of engaging in
organized criminal activity, for which he was sentenced to twenty-seven (27) years in
prison after pleading true to two enhancements. TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. §§ 71.02, 12.42(d)
(West 2011). Grantham complains that his plea was not voluntary because he was not
properly admonished on the appropriate range of p... More...
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United States of America v. Richard Ortega Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Austin, Texas

Austin, TX - Dove Springs Gangstas Member Sentenced to Federal Prison for Racketeering Offenses Resulting in Murder

A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old member of the Dove Springs Gangstas (aka “DSG”) member Richard Ortega to 30 years in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for racketeering charges associated with the kidnapping and murder of Darian Longoria in De... More...
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United States of America v. Devan Edward Leonard District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - RSK Gang Members Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Conspiracy to Commit Acts of Racketeering, Including Murder, Kidnapping, Drug Trafficking and Other Offenses

On May 9, three members of Red Skin Kingz, also known as RSK, were sentenced to prison following their respective guilty pleas to RICO conspiracy for their participation in the violent RSK criminal street gang. <... More...
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Michael Montanez v. Jorge Carvajal, Todd Raible, et al. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Police officers interrupt what they reasonably believe to be a residential burglary and detain two suspects just outside the house. Having done so, can the
* Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, sitting by designation.
Case: 16-17639 Date Filed: 05/09/2018 Page: 1 of 19
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officers thereafter lawfully enter the home—without a warrant, an... More...
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Hamed Mateen Samadi v. The State of Texas

On December 13, 2013, Samadi pleaded guilty to both of the charged offenses without an
agreement as to punishment. The trial court deferred an adjudication of guilt and placed Samadi
on community supervision for a period of five years on each offense. The State subsequently filed
a motion to adjudicate, followed by two amended motions to adjudicate, in each case alleging
Sama... More...
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David Stuart Bishop v. The State of Texas Texas Fourth District Court of Appeals

Detective Melissa Terrazas with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a
confidential informant stating that, within the past twenty-four hours, the informant had seen
Bishop in possession of methamphetamine at his residence. The informant had provided reliable
information in the past. Detective Terrazas then conducted her own surveillance on the residence
and ... More...
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Tristan Lajuan Mosley v. State of Arkansas

On December 30, 2015, the State charged Mosley with second-degree battery of an
officer and resisting arrest. On February 5, 2016, Mosley filed a motion to transfer his case
to the Veterans Treatment Court. In the motion, he agreed to plead guilty to second
degree battery and resisting arrest and to be sentenced to a period of supervised probation.
On the same day he filed the t... More...
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United States of America v. Kirsten Lippold District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Denver, CO - Boulder Woman Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Heroin Resulting in Death

Kirsten Lippold, 48, of Boulder, Colorado, pled guilty on May 9, 2018 to distribution of heroin resulting in death. The proceedings were held before U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore. Lippold’s guilty plea followed a one-count indictment, which was returned by a Federal Grand Jury in July of 2017. ... More...
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Lenworth Bailey v. Rocky Mountain Holdings, LLC, Air Methods Corporation United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

The Airline Deregulation Act (“ADA”) provides that “a State, political
subdivision of a State, or political authority of at least 2 States may not enact or
enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law
related to a price, route, or service of an air carrier.” 49 U.S.C. § 41713(b)(1).
This language expresses a broad preemptive intent that encompass... More...
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Kevin Jackson v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On April 10, 2007, around 4:30 a.m., D.L. and her daughter were sleeping in
the same bedroom in the apartment where they lived. D.L. was awakened by a
loud noise. Jackson, armed with a knife, had broken into the apartment. He
entered the bedroom and stood at the end of D.L.’s bed, obviously intoxicated
and swaying back and forth. He told D.L. that he wanted to have sex with... More...
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Jerold W. Leatherman v. State of Indiana

On February 27, 2017, Sergeant Justin Dodd (“Sgt. Dodd”) of the Bedford
Police Department and Detective Chris Roberts (“Det. Roberts”) of the
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department were investigating a tip regarding
possible drug dealing and prostitution near Frank Street in Mitchell, Indiana.
While patrolling the area in an unmarked vehicle, the two officers saw
... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Elijajuan Smith Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

On August 25, 2015, the Defendant pleaded guilty to burglary of a businessand to vandalism, and the trial court sentenced the Defendant to an effective four years’ probation. The court ordered this sentence be served consecutively to a ten-year probationary sentence for an aggravated burglary conviction in an unrelated case.1 On August 23, 2016, a 1... More...   $0 (05-09-2018 - TN)

Armard Reeves v. State of Tennessee

In June 2010, the Petitioner was involved in a multi-State, undercover drug operation during which he paid undercover law enforcement agents over $25,000 to transport marijuana from Arizona to Tennessee. State v. Armard Reeves, No. W201202656-CCA-R3-CD, 2014 WL 1593153, at *1, 2-4 (Tenn. Crim. App. Apr. 17, 2014), perm. app. denied (Tenn. Sept. 19, 2014). After the marijuana was loaded in a renta... More...   $0 (05-09-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Patrick Jayson Reeners Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

On April 21, 2016, the Defendant pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a Class C misdemeanor, public intoxication, a C misdemeanor, (Case 729-2015) and telephone harassment, a Class A misdemeanor (Case 806-2015). The trial court reviewed the offenses for which the Defendant was entering guilty pleas and the agreed-upon sentences. The Defendant confirmed his understanding of the plea agreement. ... More...   $0 (05-09-2018 - TN)

Antonio L. Freeman v. State of Tennessee Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

In July 2010, the Petitioner was being housed in the Sumner County Jail while awaiting trial in another case. During a search of his cellon July 9, officers found Xanax and Soma pills hidden in a package of Ramen Noodles. In November 2010, the Sumner County Grand Jury indicted the Petitioner for one count of possessing contraband in a penal facility, a Class C felony. The trial court appointed ... More...   $0 (05-09-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Douglas Farrar, Sr. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Kaneohe Man Found Guilty Of Federal Drug Trafficking Crimes

A federal jury on May 1, 2018 found Douglas Farrar, Sr., 54, of Kaneohe, guilty of four counts of federal drug trafficking crimes for his role as the leader of a local drug distribution organization. The verdict came a few hours after a four-day trial.

Kenji M. Price, U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawa... More...
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Diana M. Espaillat v. Noah Pack, Matthew Trombley, Robin Whitney Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals We Turn Your Successes Into Marketing Call Today! 888-354-4529

Concord, NH - Diana M. Espaillat sued Noah Pack, Matthew Trombley, Robin Whitney on rights violation theories.

The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.

Date Filed # Docket Text
04/11/2018 ENDORSED ORDER modifying Procedural Order. Text of Order: Any submissions with a filing deadline of April 16, 2018, are hereby extended to a new deadline of April 17, 2018... More...
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United States of America v. Jimmy Myers District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM - Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking Charge in New Mexico

Jimmy Myers, 24, of Lockhart, Texas, pled guilty on May 8, 2018 in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to a narcotics trafficking charge arising out of the sale of methamphetamine to an undercover law enforcement agent.

Myers and co-defendants Jesus Sanchez, 31, of Carlsbad, N.M., and Stephan... More...
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United States of America v. Sky Justin Gornik Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Dark Web Vendor Enters Plea, Faces 10 Years for Internet Distribution of Deadly Carfentanil, Fentanyl, and Other Drugs

Sky Justin Gornik, age 39, pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to deliver, distribute and dispense controlled substances through the internet, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(h), 841(b)(1)(A), and 846. Gornik also ... More...
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Miguel Antonio Atilano v. The State of Texas

The State’s principal witness was S. Gibson, a Patrol Sergeant with the
Somervell County Sheriff’s Department. One night in May 2015, Gibson observed
a motorist who seemed to be having difficulty. The motorist drove his pickup truck
partly onto the shoulder of the road, activated his hazard lights, and traveled much
more slowly than the posted speed limit. The motorist event... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JUSTIN A. PINEDO

Justin Pinedo appeals the district court's decision to revoke his probation and require him to serve his underlying prison sentence. Pinedo suggests that the district court should have first ordered him to serve an intermediate sanction, such as a short jail stay followed by a return to probation, rather than send him to prison. But Pinedo had already been given new chances at probation after shor... More...   $0 (05-08-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. KENNETH JAMES NELSON

Kenneth Nelson appeals the district court's decision to revoke his probation and order him to serve his underlying prison sentences. He contends that the district court abused its discretion by sending him to prison rather than giving him another chance on probation. But the court had already given Nelson more than one chance to succeed on probation before Nelson's final probation violations. Th... More...   $0 (05-08-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. STRATTON TORKELSON

Torkelson pleaded guilty to the charges in late 2014 and was sentenced in early 2015. Consistent with the plea agreement between the State and Torkelson, the district court imposed a 36-month sentence on Torkelson and placed him on probation for 36 months. Torkelson had a rocky go of it on probation. He stipulated to violating the terms of his probation in October 2015, for which the district cour... More...   $0 (05-08-2018 - KS)

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