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STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. JOY J. JEFFERSON, a/k/a JOY J. JEFFESON

Defendant appeals from her convictions, after a jury trial, of second-degree aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)(1); NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION This opinion shall not "constitute precedent or be binding upon any court." Although it is posted on the internet, this opinion is binding only on the parties in the case and its use in other cases is limited... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. SURAJ R. DESAI

The following facts are taken from the trial record. In the early morning hours of November 16, 2013, Woodbridge Police Department Officer Bryan Dorward observed a black BMW enter U.S. Route 1 at a high rate of speed and cross into the middle right lane without signaling. Officer Dorward stopped the vehicle, which was operated by defendant. When the officer asked defendant for identificat... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

MARCUS COLSTON vs STATE OF FLORIDA

In September of 2003, the trial court in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Palm Beach County, sentenced Colston to sixty-five years in prison for multiple crimes he committed as a juvenile. Approximately four months later, another trial court, this one in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Broward County, sentenced Colston to an aggregate term of life in prison, to run consecut... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - FL)

REGINALD LEE TAYLOR, JR. vs STATE OF FLORIDA

The Defendant appeals his conviction for one count of sale of heroin, and his sentence to 48 months’ imprisonment. We affirm his conviction and write to explain our affirmance of his sentence. Generally, “when a sentence is within statutory limits, it is not subject to review by an appellate court” unless the sentencing court violated the Defendant’s constitutional rights. Charles v. State, 2... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - FL)

Lukace Kendle vs. The State of Florida

Kendle was charged with shooting two men in the parking lot of Club Lexx a/k/a Club Ro-lexx, a strip club where Kendle was employed as a security guard on, or about, June 1, 2012. Kijuan Lamar Byrd died from his injuries. Michael Smathers survived, but is paralyzed from the waist down. At all relevant times, Kendle claimed that the shooting was justified under Florida’s Stand Your Ground L... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Kahwahnas Nucumbhi Potts Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Grand Rapids, MI - Grand Rapids Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Kahwahnas Nucumbhi Potts, age 39, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 9 years’ imprisonment for his aggravated identity theft and credit card fraud. The court also ordered Potts to pay restitution to the victims of his offense in the amount of $17,955.50. In sen... More...
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MILO A. ROSE vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 1985, this Court affirmed Rose’s conviction for first-degree murder and his death sentence. Rose v. State (Rose I), 472 So. 2d 1155, 1156 (Fla. 1985). In so doing, we explained the facts as follows: At approximately 10 p.m. on October 18, 1982, several witnesses were talking together outside one of their residences.

Testimony at trial revealed that they saw two men walking down th... More...
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United States of America v. Jamel Goddard Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Bronx Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Over 24 Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

Jamel Goddard, a/k/a “Payroll,” was sentenced today by United States District Judge Loretta A. Preska to 292 months in prison for his role as the leader of a sex trafficking conspiracy. GODDARD pled guilty on February 26, 2018, to one count of consp... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - ZACHARY HARRIS

Defendant-appellant, Zachary Harris, appeals his convictions in the Butler County Court of Common Pleas after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated murder. {¶ 2} Harris was part of a three-person team that killed Orlando Gilbert and Todd Berus. The three individuals were hired to retaliate against Gilbert for a shooting that took place several days earlier. On the day of the incident, ... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - MICHAEL D. FOWLER

On November 22, 2016, the Portage County Grand Jury indicted appellant
on ten counts of Rape, first-degree felonies, in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b) and
(B) and R.C. 2971.03 (Counts 1-10); and eleven counts of Gross Sexual Imposition,
third-degree felonies, in violation of R.C. 2907.05(A)(4) and (C)(2) (Counts 11-21).
Counts 1 through 20 pertained to conduct that took pl... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - DAVID MARTIN

On September 11, 2014, Martin was found guilty of the following: Aggravated Murder with specifications of Aggravating Circumstances and a Firearm Specification in violation of R.C. 2903.01(A) and (F), R.C. 2941.14(C), R.C. 2929.04(A)(5) and (7), and R.C. 2941.145 (Count Two); Attempted Aggravated Murder with a Firearm Specification in violation of R.C. 2923.02(A) and (E)(1), R.C. 2903.01(B) a... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. August Nettles Middle District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA - Felon in Possession of Stolen Firearm Sentenced to Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced AUGUST NETTLES, a 21-year-old resident of Baton Rouge, to 42 months in federal prison following his convictions of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm. That sentence is to run consecutively to any sentence NETTLE... More...
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United States of America v. Andre Staggers, a/k/a "Dre," Corey Sessions, Gregory London, Jr., a/k/a "Lil Gregg," and Leonard Morrison, a/k/a "Leonard London" Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

New Orleans, LA - River Parish Defendants Convicted of Narcotics Conspiracy and Firearms Violations after Five-Day Trial

ANDRE STAGGERS, a/k/a “Dre,” age 44, COREY SESSION, age 44, GREGORY LONDON, JR., a/k/a “Lil Gregg,” age 42, and LEONARD MORRISON, a/k/a “Leonard London,” age 36, were convicted today after a five-day trial before U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon.

Acco... More...
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State of Ohio v. Reginald L. Greene

On August 15, 2005, a Franklin County Grand Jury indicted Greene for failure to pay court-ordered child support to his child, B. S., for 26 accumulated weeks of a 2-year period. (Aug. 15, 2005 Indictment 05CR-5445.) He pled guilty to that offense on February 13, 2006. (Feb. 13, 2006 Plea Tr. 05CR-5445, filed Nov. 17, 2017; Feb. 13, 2006 Plea Form 05CR-5445.) However, due to circumstances not ... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

Mark C. James v. Sam Woods; Stephanie Welborn Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal—interwoven with a custody dispute—arrives in our court following a father’s report of sexual misconduct inflicted on his child by the child’s stepfather. Upon investigation by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, the stepfather was arrested and charged with aggravated incest. A state-court jury ultimately acquitted him at trial, and he later filed these malicious-prosecution and in... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - LA)

United States of America v. Herve Erilus and Herve Erilus, LLC Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL - Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer and his Business From Preparing Tax Returns and Orders Them to Disgorge Ill-Gotten Gains

A federal court in Orlando, Florida entered a permanent injunction against Herve Erilus and Herve Erilus, LLC, barring them from preparing federal tax returns for others and owning or operating a tax preparation business. The court also ord... More...
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State of Ohio v. Rickey Lamb, Jr.

On July 21, 2015, the Fulton County Grand Jury issued a seven-count indictment charging appellant with one count of arson in violation of R.C. 2909.03(A)(2), a felony of the fourth degree (“Count 1”); one count of aggravated arson in violation of R.C. 2909.02(A)(2), a felony of the second degree (“Count 2”); one count of aggravated arson in violation of R.C. 2909.02(A)(1), a felony of the firs... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Alonzo Bonner, Jr.

On August 11, 2016, Bonner was indicted on one count of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(1), a second-degree felony, along with a repeat violent offender (“RVO”) specification. Previously, Bonner served nine years in prison after being convicted of felonious assault with a firearm. State v. Bonner, Erie C.P. No. 2007-CR-487. Bonner pleaded not guilty to the charge of felon... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Anthony Braswell

The following evidence was offered at trial. The accuser in this case, “S.L.,” is Braswell’s former girlfriend. S.L.’s relationship with Braswell ended in 2008 or 2009. On Friday, March 25, 2016, S.L. was at her house, located at 902 Prospect Street, in Toledo, Ohio. S.L. shared the home with her boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s son. S.L. had arranged to take the boy to her sister’s for t... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- PEDRO MONTALVO, JR.

The relevant procedural facts leading to this appeal are as follows. {¶4} The investigation into Appellant Pedro Montalvo began on October 3, 2014, when Detective Rick Steller was checking law enforcement software which had downloaded child pornography from a computer in Mount Vernon, Ohio. (T. at 134). Det. Steller is a member of the Grove City Police Department, assigned to the Franklin Cou... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Tabitha A. Hammond District of South Carolina Federal Courthouse - Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Oconee Woman Pleads Guilty to Meth Charges

Tabitha A. Hammond, age 37, of Seneca, pled guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, a violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841. United States District Judge Donald C. Coggins, of Spartanburg, accepted the guilty plea and will sentence Hammond after he has a chance to review the Presentence... More...
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Bryan Manning v. Donald Caldwell Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Roanoke, Virginia

Virginia law criminalizes the possession, purchase, or consumption of alcohol by someone who has been interdicted by a Virginia court. Interdiction is a civil order designating that a person is a “habitual drunkard” or has been convicted of driving while intoxicated. In this case, a group of homeless people suffering from alcoholism challenged the constitutionality of Virginia’s interdiction statu... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - VA)

STATE OF OHIO v. CALEB JACOBS

Jacobs was convicted in 2013 of felonious assault, assault, and escape. (Doc. No. 42). On April 1, 2013, he was sentenced to an aggregate term of four and one-half years’ imprisonment. (Doc. No. 45). At the sentencing hearing, the trial court notified Jacobs that “it is mandatory that after your prison sentence, * * * you will be on post-release control under the authority of the parole a... More...   $0 (08-13-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. WILLIAM D. MORGAN

On June 18, 2010, Morgan entered into a plea agreement and pled guilty to
numerous felony offenses, including three counts of aggravated robbery, three counts of
kidnapping, three counts of possessing criminal tools, and four counts of tampering with
evidence. In exchange for Morgan’s guilty plea, the State agreed to dismiss all
specifications attached to the charges, which i... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. STEVEN H. MILLER, III

On February 27, 2017, an indictment was filed charging Miller with one count of felonious assault, a second degree felony, and one count of tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony. These charges were based on allegations that on February 21, 2017, Miller knowingly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to another by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance. The felonious ass... More...   $0 (08-13-2018 - OH)

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