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Benjamin Poehlmann v. The State of Texas

On December 25, 2014, San Antonio police officers responded to a 9-1-1 call, reporting a
shooting in progress at a home where Poehlmann, his girlfriend Roxann Sanchez, and his sister
Christina lived. Poehlmann and Roxann lived in an addition to the house, which was located next
to the kitchen of the main house and could only be accessed from the kitchen. The addition was
comp... More...
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United States of America v. Michael D. Bright, aka Groove and Emmanuel Thirkill, aka Hot Boy Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, TN - Two Nashville Men Receive Lengthy Prison Sentences For Violent Crime And Drug Offenses

In Separate Cases, Defendants Each Receive More Than 20 Years In Prison

Two Nashville, Tennessee men have been sentenced in U.S. District Court to more than 20 years in prison for committing crimes involving drugs and violence, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle D... More...
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United States of America v. Tavares Clayborn Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, TN - Alleged Member of Robbery Crew Convicted of Being a Felon in Possession of Ammunition

After a three-day trial, a federal jury has found a Memphis man guilty on one-count of felon in possession of ammunition. U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant for the Western District of Tennessee announced the guilty verdict today.

According to information presented in court, on Nove... More...
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United States of America v. Timothy Harris Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, KY - Armed Heroin and Methamphetamine Trafficker in Pulaski County Sentenced to 480 Months

Timothy Harris, of Louisville, Ky., was sentenced on May 11, 2018 to 40 years in federal prison, by United States District Judge Danny C. Reeves, for conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine.

Between 2015 and 2016, Harris imported heroin and methamphetamine into Pulas... More...
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Matthew Gary Richardson v. United States of America Eastern District of Tennessee - Federal Courthouse - Knoxville, Tennessee

Petitioner Matthew Richardson appeals the district
court’s denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion to set aside his sentence, challenging his
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No. 17-5517 Richardson v. United States Page 2
designation as an armed career criminal under 18 U.S.C. § 924(e), the Armed Career Criminal
Act (“ACCA”). We AFFIRM.
I. BACKGROUND
In 2012, after attempting to sell a sawed-off shotgu... More...
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Lorenzo Emanuel v. The State of Texas

Around 5:00 a.m. on February 28, 2016, an inmate-related disturbance in
the Denton County Jail’s Special Housing Unit delayed distribution of the
inmates’ breakfast trays.2 When inmate Emanuel eventually received his tray, he
complained that his breakfast was cold and requested a “Johnny Sack”—an
alternative inmate meal that is served in a brown paper bag, usually containing a ... More...
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Brian Thomas Spinks v. The State of Texas

Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department (“BCSD”) Deputy B. Harper, the
complainant, testified that while he was on patrol on April 9, 2016, he was
dispatched to investigate a “suspicious person” walking around a construction site
adjacent to the volunteer fire department and the surrounding neighborhood on
Demi-John Island in Brazoria County, Texas. When Harper arrived at the sce... More...
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United States of America v. Marcus Reese Southern District of Mississippi - Federal Courthouse - Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, MS - Jackson Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm under Project EJECT

Marcus Reese, 38, of Jackson, pled guilty on May 10, 2018 before United States District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III, to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

On September 8, 2017, law enforcement attempted to execute a search warrant at Marcus Reese’s apartment on O’Bannon Street in J... More...
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United States of America v. Alvin Kincerely Law, Jr. Western District of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport, LA - Previously convicted felon sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for illegal possession of a firearm

A Shreveport man was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in prison for illegal possession of a firearm.

Alvin Kincerely Law Jr., 30, of Shreveport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. ... More...
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United States of America v. Fred Aaron Corona Southern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi, TX - Another Local Man Sent to Prison for Firearms Violation

A 25-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Senior U.S. District Judge John D. Rainey sentenced Corona to 37 months imprisonment to be immediately followed by 2 years of supervised release.

In February... More...
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United States of America v. Kenneth James Barfield Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Midland, Texas

Midland, TX - Midland Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

United States District Judge David Counts sentenced 27-year-old Kenneth James Barfield yesterday to 30 years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney John F. Bash; Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Kyle Williamson; and, Midla... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Deon Thompson Norther District of Texas Courthouse - Abilene, Texas

Abilene, TX - Federal Jury Convicts Abilene Man on Drug Charges Related to Near-Fatal Heroin Overdose

Following a two-day trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings, a federal jury has convicted Michael Deon Thompson, 37, of Abilene, Texas, for his role in a heroin drug conspiracy resulting in serious bodily injury, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern Distr... More...
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United States of America v. Cody Anthony Hernandez Southern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi, TX - Local Man Gets More Than Eight Years for Illegally Possessing Firearm

A 27-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Cody Anthony Hernandez pleaded guilty Feb. 20, 2018.

Senior U.S. District Judge John D. Rainey sentenced Hernandez to 102 months imprisonment to be follo... More...
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Nikolaus Johnson v. State of Tennessee

The procedural history of this case is protracted and complex. A Sullivan County Criminal Court jury convicted the petitioner of one count of the first degree premeditated murder of Bristol Police Department Officer Mark Vance, who had been dispatched to the home of the petitioner’s girlfriend to answer a call that the petitioner was “at the house threatening her with a gun,” and sentenced him to... More...   $0 (05-14-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Millard Ellis Spurgeon

The Sevier County Grand Jury charged the defendant and David Way via presentment with one count each of burglary, theft of property valued at $1,000 or more, vandalism of property valued at $1,000 or more, and possession of burglary tools for his role in the August 19, 2012 break-in at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School.
At the December 16, 2015 joint trial, Gatlinburg-Pittman High School principa... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. GREG RUCKER

In 2016 Rucker and codefendant Nicholas Kraft were charged with three
counts of aggravated robbery, three counts of kidnapping and one count of having
weapons while under disability. Kraft plead guilty to two counts of aggravated robbery1
and agreed to testify against Rucker. The case against Rucker proceeded to a jury trial.
{¶3} Evidence was presented that between 3:30 a.m.... More...
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State of Ohio v. Michael Ray Madrid

The facts of this case are straightforward. On November 29, 2006, appellant
entered a plea pursuant to North Carolina v. Alford in case No. CR0200601180 to one
count of aggravated robbery in violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(1) and one count of
involuntary manslaughter in violation of R.C. 2903.04(A) and (C), felonies of the first
degree. The trial court accepted appellant’s plea,... More...
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United States of America v. Joan Cicchiello Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA - Former Registered Nurse Sentenced To Six Years’ Imprisonment For Health Care Fraud

Joan Cicchiello, age 67, of Annville and Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on May 9, 2018, to 72 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones, II on Health Care Fraud related charges.

According to United S... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. TANNER D. HOPKINS

This case arises from the January 13, 2015 assault suffered by Chaenin
Taylor. At the time of the assault, Taylor was seven-months pregnant. As a result of
the assault, the fetus died.
{¶ 3} Following an investigation, Hopkins was indicted on one count of murder
(purposeful) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(A), one count of involuntary manslaughter in
violation of R.C. 2903... More...
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STATE OF UTAH v. MICHAEL BINKS Utah Supreme Court

Michael Binks was convicted of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. In this appeal he challenges the denial of his motion to suppress the evidence that formed the basis for his conviction. We affirm. ¶2 When officers stopped Binks’s vehicle, they had at least reasonable suspicion to investigate two traffic violations and possible drug possession. And when the officers approached the vehicl... More...   $0 (05-13-2018 - UT)

United States of America v. Joshua Padmore Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY - Leader of Brooklyn-Based Drug Crew Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy to Rob a Stash House in Queens
Law Enforcement Agents Were Monitoring the Defendant’s Phone and Disrupted the Plot

Earlier today, Joshua Padmore pleaded guilty at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn to a conspiracy to distribute crack, heroin and fentanyl, robbery conspiracy and possessing a handgun as a conv... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JIMMY DAVID MALONE

Knoxville police pulled over Jimmy Malone for driving with unlit taillights. But his lights were the least of his worries. The handgun found under Malone’s seat prompted a federal grand jury indictment on felon-in-possession charges. See 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). A witnessintimidation charge came later after Malone bade his sister lie to officers about who bought the gun. See id. § 1512(b)(1). ... More...   $0 (05-12-2018 - TN)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ‐v.‐ ELVIN HILL, A/K/A ELTON,  UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS  FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT

Fredy Cuenca was a livery cab driver in New York City.  One afternoon, 
on June 29, 1997, he received a call from his dispatcher requesting a pickup in the 
Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.  Two young men, Elvin Hill and Rhan 
Powell, entered Cuenca’s cab.  According to Powell, as they were reaching the 
destination, Cuenca quoted the fare price, $10, which was higher than Hill a... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. KELLY J. POLZIN

On July 13, 2015, the State charged Polzin with possession of methamphetamine, criminal use of explosives, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. As per a plea agreement, Polzin pled guilty to possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana on November 4, 2016. The district court found the plea was freely, voluntarily, and intelligently made and found Polzin guilt... More...   $0 (05-12-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CARL M. BURRIS

Carl M. Burris was convicted of aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. He appeals and alleges the State committed prosecutorial error. He also appeals the district court's assessment of Board of Indigents' Defense Services (BIDS) fees without considering his financial resources.

On August 24, 2016, Ronnie Gosson called the Clay County Sheriff... More...
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