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On January 15, 2016 Johnson was involved in a traffic accident. He told
police he left the scene because his license was barred. The next month the State
charged Johnson with driving while barred in violation of Iowa Code sections
321.555 and 321.561. The State extended a plea offer, noting Johnson’s three
prior convictions for driving while barred and five convictions for d... More...
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State of Missouri vs. James M. Scott,

On December 28, 2013, A.F. (“Victim #1”) and his girlfriend, E.M. (“Victim #2”), were
walking home in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis (the “CWE”) around 11:00 or
11:30 p.m. when they passed two men on the opposite side of the street. Victims #1 and #2
continued to walk about a half a block when a man behind them told them to stop. Victim #1
turned around and a ... More...
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On June 8, 2015, Guerra-Hernandez was charged by an amended information with three
counts: 1) second-degree assault of a law enforcement officer; 2) driving while intoxicated; and
3) driving while license was revoked. Guerra-Hernandez pled guilty on all counts. On July 20,
2015, judgment was entered finding Guerra-Hernandez guilty on all charges. On July 29, 2015,
... More...
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State of Missouri v. Thomas Oates

Oates went to a gas station to sell marijuana to a prospective buyer, Darrah Lane,
who had arranged the meeting. Oates brought a gun with him. When Oates arrived, he
walked over to Lane’s vehicle. She was seated in the driver’s seat and accompanied by
Opinion issued February 13, 2018 Leon Davis, who sat in the passenger’s seat. With the driver’s side window down, Oates leaned in... More...
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Christopher Collings v. State of Missouri

Nine-year-old Rowan Ford lived with her mother and stepfather, David Spears.
For several months in early 2007, Christopher Collings lived with the Spears family but
had since moved out.
On November 2, 2007, Spears, Collings, and their friend Nathan Mahurin were
drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana together at Spears’s house. Later in the evening,
the three men went t... More...
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NOPD 911 operator Ms. Shondrell Isadore testified that every 911 call for
police assistance is recorded, assigned an item number and generates an incident
recall report. The item number assigned the 911 call in this case was A-034256
12. Ms. Isadore identified State’s Exhibit 2 as the recording of the 911 call, made
by Jeremy Ballard on January 25, 2012, at approximately 7:11 ... More...
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During the course of defendant’s two-day trial, the jury heard testimony
from several New Orleans Police Department officers and detectives who
investigated the shooting incident or who were otherwise involved with the
incident; they heard testimony from the sister of the deceased shooting victim;
testimony from a forensic pathologist; and testimony from Jacob Love.

Se... More...
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The victim, C.M., lived with his grandmother, Armelinda Trejo, after his
mother passed away in 2007, and because his father was not a part of his life.
C.M. and his grandmother moved to the Wingfield apartments in May 2010.
Defendant, Clevance “Junior” Cormier, lived in the Wingfield apartments, first in
apartment number three, and then in the apartment across from Ms. Trejo ... More...
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Raul Rodriguez v. The State of Texas Raul Rodriguez, Texas man, gets 40 years in prison for fatally shooting neighbor after claiming 'stand your ground' defense

In the early morning of May 2, 2010, Harris County police responded to
reports of a weapons disturbance in a rural neighborhood. Upon arriving at the scene,
they discovered that Kelly Danaher had been shot. Two men were struggling to hold
down Rodriguez, who had fired the shots. Everyone other than Rodriguez had been
at a party inside. Danaher, the host of the party, died at th... More...
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Jose Luis Orta v. The State of Texas

This prosecution arose out of a surveillance operation. Jaime Garza was the
target, for whom the police had obtained an arrest warrant in connection with a
robbery investigation. Officers arrived at the home of Garza’s reputed girlfriend and
began watching it. A black pick-up truck, known to be driven by Garza, but thought
to be stolen, was parked in front of the home when t... More...
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Julio Cervantes-Segura v. The State of Texas

On October 21, 2014, the complainant, Laura Arizpe, was at home around
noon with her son, Christian Ayala, and her fourteen-year-old adopted daughter,
Perla Izaguirre. Arizpe and Ayala were downstairs, while Izaguirre was asleep in
her bedroom upstairs. Ayala saw two men walking toward the front door while
putting gloves on. Because Ayala was on probation at the time and he ... More...
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Janet Hodgin v. UTC Fire & Security Americas, Corporation, Inc.; Honeywell International Incorporated Northern District of West Virginia Federal Courthouse - Clarksburg, West Virginia

Plaintiffs-Appellants sued UTC Fire & Security Americas Corporation, Inc., and Honeywell International, Inc., under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the “TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227. Although Plaintiffs did not allege that UTC and Honeywell directly violated the TCPA, they claimed that both companies were vicariously liable for illegal calls made by telemarketers promoting UTC and Honeywell prod... More...   $0 (03-24-2018 - wV)

Trey Sims v. Kenneth E. Laboriwtz, Administrator Eastern District of Virginia - Federal Courthouse - Alexandria, Virginia

In 2014, David E. Abbott, a detective with the Manassas City Police Department in Virginia, investigated allegations that 17-year-old Trey Sims used his cellular telephone to send sexually explicit photographs and video recordings of himself to his 15-year-old girlfriend. During the course of the investigation, Abbott obtained a search warrant authorizing photographs of Sims’ naked body, including... More...   $0 (03-24-2018 - VA)

Logan Vanderhoef, Lenard Vanderhoef and L.V. v. Maurice Kelly Dixon Eastern District of Tennessee - Federal Courthouse - Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville, TN - Jury Finds In Favor of Plaintiffs On Civil Rights Violation Claims

Logan Vanderhoef, Lenard Vanderhoef and L.V. sued Maurice Kelly Dixon, age 53, on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming that Dixon used excessive force in violation of their constitutional rights.

The Plaintiff claimed that Dixon, an off-duty Maryville police officer, wrongf... More...
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Jonathan Arvizu v. City of Pasadena

Plaintiff and Appellant Jonathan Arvizu sued the City of
Pasadena after he fell over a retaining wall located beside a
recreational trail in the City’s Arroyo Seco Natural Park,
resulting in devastating personal injuries. Arvizu had entered the
Park in the dark, pre-dawn hours, while it was closed, in order to
go “ghost hunting” with a group of friends. While taking a
short... More...
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United States of America v. Ross Roggio Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - Pennsylvania Man Charged With Illegally Exporting Firearm Parts to Iraq

An indictment was unsealed on March 23, 2018 charging Ross Roggio, 49, of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and Roggio Consulting Company, LLC, a firm with which Ross Roggio was associated, for alleged involvement in a conspiracy to illegally export firearm parts, firearm manufacturing tools, and “defense serv... More...
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Allen Bernard Gims v. The State of Texas Texas First District Court of Appeals

Robert Jones lived in the front office space of an abandoned warehouse. One
night before midnight, Shirley Faye Thompson, a former girlfriend, snuck into the
warehouse through a hole in the garage door. She fell asleep, then later was
awakened by a knock on the office door. Although Thompson could not see Jones
answer the door from her vantage point, she heard him ask who it wa... More...
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GERON R. TAYLOR v. THE CITY OF BIXBY, OKLAHOMA Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals

On September 8, 2011, Taylor was stopped by a Bixby police officer for driving 49 miles per hour in a 40-mile per hour speed zone. During the interrogation that followed, Taylor failed to produce a driver's license, admitted that he did not have a driver's license and admitted that he had never possessed a valid driver's license. Taylor was arrested and charged with speeding and driving without a ... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - OK)


Appellant, Terron A. Davis, was tried by a jury and convicted in Cleveland County District Court, Case No. CF-2013-1293, of Count 1: Attempted Robbery with a Weapon, After Two Prior Felony Convictions, in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 801; Count 2: Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon, After Two Prior Felony Convictions, in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 652; and Count 3: Burglary in the First Degr... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - OK)


On October 24, 2012, Appellant, Britnie Wiggins and Donnie Parton3 were driving around south Oklahoma City looking for a way to come up with some fast cash. Wiggins was particularly desperate for cash. Her rent was due and, by her own admission, she "was tired and . . . didn't want to go work." Wiggins and the others were also high on methamphetamine. To score some cash, Wiggins suggested the trio... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Caring Heart Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, et al. District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - United States Reaches Settlement With Four Facilities And Two Medical Companies To Resolve Allegations Of Fraudulent Billing In Skilled Nursing Facilities

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that it reached an agreement with four skilled nursing facilities and two consulting companies with which they contracted to resolve allegations of fraudulent billing of Medi... More...
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United States of America v. Rafael Christopher Cirino Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Sinking Spring, PA Man Sentenced 5 Years For Fraudulent Claims

Rafael Christopher Cirino, 36, of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by the Hon. Edward G. Smith, United States District Judge, to a term of 60 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by supervised release for a period of 5 years, as well as a $1,700 special assessment. This conviction was the result ... More...
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United States of America v. Sarima Zyhier Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Pittsburgh Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws.

Sharima Zyhier, 41, pleaded guilty to one count before Chief United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that from in and aroun... More...
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Earl Green and Jenise Green v. United States of America Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Greenbelt, MD - Earl Green and Jenise Green sued The United States of America on an auto negligence Federal Tort Claim Act personal injury theory.... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - MD)

Jiema Forte-Green v. United States of America Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Greenbelt, MD - Jiema Forte-Green, individually, and as mother and next friend of EEG, a minor, sued The United States of America Federal Tort Claim Act personal injury auto negligence theory.... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - MD)

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