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United States of America v. Oraleigh Jaramillo, a/k/a Oraleight Hammond, Classia Rose Hammond, Loia K. House, Dannell Jonah Lee, Kevin Ryan Lee, Myreon Lehi, Ladelda Lopez, a/k/a Ladeid Vox, Jennifer Ann Pioche District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Denver, CO - Eight Individuals with Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Plead Guilty to Embezzlement and Money Laundering

As part of an ongoing investigation, eight individuals pled guilty to various charges involving funds embezzled from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe announced U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer, FBI Denver Field Office Special Agent in Charge Calvin A. Shivers, and IRS-Criminal Investigation Denv... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - CO)

United States of America v. William Turton and Mathew Lederer District of Montana Federal Courthouse - Great Falls, Montana

Great Falls, MT - Last of Six Defendants Sentenced for Gun and Drug Trade in Great Falls

The last of six co-defendants was sentenced today for her role in a methamphetamine for guns trade that took place in Great Falls. 31-year old Monica Hulit of Great Falls was sentenced to 24 months in prison, 2 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Brian M. ... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - MT)

United States of America v. Rhyan Leigh Smith District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Porland, OR - Warm Springs Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault with Intent to Commit Murder of Two Family Members

Rhyan Leigh Smith, 26, of Warm Springs, Oregon, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to two counts of assault with the intent to commit murder in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a) and 1153, and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence in violation ... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - OR)

Clayton Douglas v. Serenivision, Inc.

There is a “strong presumption that courts should
determine the jurisdiction of arbitrators.” (Sandquist v. Lebo
Automotive, Inc. (2016) 1 Cal.5th 233, 249 (Sandquist).) Parties
may nevertheless agree to let an arbitrator decide his or her own
jurisdiction, at least if their agreement to do so is “‘clear[] and
unmistakabl[e].’” (Howsam v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. (2002)
5... More...
   $0 (02-08-2018 - CA)

Charles J. Trois v. Apple Tree Auction Center, Inc.; Samuel Schnaidt Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

This appeal presents issues of personal jurisdiction and venue. A Texas citizen sued Ohio citizens in a Texas court based on two distinct claims: first, breach of a contract executed and performed in Ohio; and second, fraudulent misrepresentation made during a conference call from Ohio to Texas. The question thus before us is whether the Texas court may properly assert personal jurisdiction over t... More...   $0 (02-05-2018 - TX)

Anthony Migliaro v. Fidelity National Indemnity Insurance Company, a/k/a Wright National Flood Insurance Company District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

The issue in this case is whether the rejection of a policyholder’s proof of loss constituted a “written denial of all or part of the claim,” thereby triggering the one-year statute of limitations that is set forth in every Standard Flood Insurance Policy (“SFIP”). After receiving a payment from Fidelity National Indemnity Insurance Company, based on an adjuster’s assessment of the damage to his p... More...   $0 (02-02-2018 - PA)

Estate of Vera Cummings v. Community Health Systems, Inc. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

This is the second appeal in this litigation to come before this court. The first
appeal involved claims by the estate of Vera Cummings (the Estate) against Community
Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) under state law, against the United States under the Federal
Tort Claims Act (FTCA), and against Mountain View Regional Medical Center
(Mountain View) under state law. We disposed of the ap... More...
   $0 (01-30-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Daniel Michael Twohearts District of North Dakota Federal Courtroom - Fargo, North Dakota

Columbus, OH - Fort Totten Man Sentenced on Firearms Charges

DANIEL MICHAEL TWOHEARTS, age 24, of Fort Totten, ND, was sentenced before Circuit Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson (sitting by designation), on drug trafficking and firearms charges, specifically: Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a Convicted Felon; Possession of a Stolen Firearm; Possession with Intent to Distribute a Con... More...
   $0 (01-29-2018 - ND)

United States of America v. Sharon Marie Clark District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - Parker Man and Woman Each Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Murder

Sharon Marie Clark, 57, of Parker, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 25 years in prison, followed by a term of five years of supervised release. Clark had previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and aiding and abetting. On Dec. 20, 2017, Jeffrey Scott Willi... More...
   $0 (01-25-2018 - AZ)

United States of America v. Herbert Dini, III District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - Supai Village Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Assaulting Officer

Herbert Dini III, 43, of Supai Village, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to one year of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Dini had previously pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer.

On June 8, 2017, an officer with the Bu... More...
   $0 (01-24-2018 - AZ)

United States of America v. Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, entered guilty pleas, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., to conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United States.

Benjamin G. Greenberg, United... More...
   $0 (01-24-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Brandon Scott Cloud District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN - Red Lake Man Sentenced To 60 Months In Prison For Sexual Assault Of A Minor

Brandon Scott Cloud, 36, to was sentenced to 60 months in prison for sexually assaulting a minor victim. CLOUD, who was charged via criminal information on July 21, 2017, pleaded guilty on September 21, 2017, and was sentenced yesterday before Senior Judge Michael J. Davis in United States Distri... More...
   $0 (01-17-2018 - MN)

United States of America v. Trent Sowsonicut District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, UT - Ute Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter on Uintah and Ouray Tribal Lands

Trent Sowsonicut, age 28, of Ft. Duchesne, Utah, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on January 9, 2017 in federal court in Salt Lake City. As a part of the plea agreement, Sowsonicut admitted that he killed L.M., an enrolled member of the Ute Indian Tribe, during a quarr... More...
   $0 (01-10-2018 - UT)

United States of America v. Zachary Wilson District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Jicarilla Apache Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charges

Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Zachary Wilson, 27, an enrolled member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation who resides in Dulce, N.M., pled guilty this morning in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to sexual abuse charges. ... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - NM)

Becky Marie Rivas v. Heather Lynn Hill MoreLaw Suites 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK -

Becky Marie Rivas sued Heather Lynn Hill on an auto negligence theory.

Issue # 1. Issue: AUTO NEGLIGENCE (AUTONEG)
Filed By: RIVAS, BECKY MARIE
Filed Date: 04/27/2015
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: HILL, HEATHER LYNN Disposed: DISMISSED - SETTLED, 09/01/2017. Dismissed- Settled
Defendant: HILL, VICKIE Disposed: DISMI... More...
   $1 (01-08-2018 - OK)

Shyann P. v. Department of Child Safety, C.C., H.C.

¶1 Shyann P. ("Mother") appeals the superior court's order ruling
her two children dependent. Because substantial evidence supports the
court's decision, we affirm.
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
¶2 Mother has a history of methamphetamine abuse, which
caused the State to remove the children from her care in 2014. The
Department of Child Safety ("DCS") returned the children... More...
   $0 (01-04-2018 - AZ)

United States of America v. William Scott Davis, Jr. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - Federal Jury Convicts Virginia Man for Cyberstalking and Communicating Interstate Threats

William Scott Davis, Jr., a 57-year-old resident of Hampton, Virginia, was convicted following a three-day trial before Senior United States District Judge W. Earl Britt. The jury found DAVIS guilty of cyberstalking and communicating interstate threats.

The evidence at trial s... More...
   $0 (12-14-2017 - NC)

Tanja Vidovic v. City of Tampa Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Tampa, FL - Jury Awards Former Firefighter On Discrimination Theory

Tanja Vidovic, age 36, sued the City of Tampa on a civil rights theory under 42 U.S.C. 2000e claiming that she was discriminated against because she was pregnant and that the City retaliated against her when she complained.

She claimed that three captains asked her for sex and the city retaliated against her afte... More...
   $245000 (12-08-2017 - FL)

United States of America v. Dimarzio Swade Sanchez District of Montana Federal Courthouse - Billings, Montana

Billings, MT - Jury Convicts Busby Man of First Degree Murder

Following a four-day trial with testimony from fourteen government witnesses, Dimarzio Swade Sanchez, 20, of Busby, was convicted by a Montana jury of first degree murder. Sanchez will be sentenced on March 29, 2018 and faces mandatory life in prison for the murder. He also faces a $250,000 fine, and up to five years of super... More...
   $0 (12-08-2017 - MT)

Navajo Nation v. Department of the Interior, et al. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - San Francisco, California

The Department of the Interior (“Interior” or “the
Secretary”) oversees the control, storage, and delivery to the
Western states of the waters of the Colorado River. In most
years, each state in the Colorado River Basin receives a fixed
amount of water from the river; in “surplus” and “shortage”
years, that amount changes. In the face of unprecedented
drought and ever-incre... More...
   $0 (12-04-2017 - AZ)

Rose Brown v. Augustin Garcia Lake County Courthouse - Lake Port, California

This action is between two groups of the Elem Indian Colony Pomo Tribe (the
Tribe), the “Brown faction” (plaintiffs) and the “Garcia Council” (defendants).
Plaintiffs sued the Garcia Council over allegedly defamatory statements published in a
notification that warned they would be disenrolled if the Tribe’s General Council found
them guilty of specified crimes. The trial court rule... More...
   $0 (11-30-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Rachel Marie White Eastern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Muskogee Oklahoma

Muskogee, OK - El Reno Woman Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy

Rachel Marie White, age 38, of El Reno, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1), and 841(b)(1)(B), punishable by not less than 5 years imprisonment, and up to 40 years imprisonment, and up to a $5,000,000.00 fine.

The Superseding Ind... More...
   $0 (11-30-2017 - OK)

United States of America v. Shaylis Ellsworth District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Navajo Man from Crownpoint Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charges - Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women

Shayliss Ellsworth, 24, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Crownpoint, N.M., pled guilty this morning in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to assault charges. Und... More...
   $0 (11-29-2017 - NM)

United States of America v. Donnie Ray Jose Arizona District Federal Courthouse - Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, AZ - Chui Chu Man Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Assault

Donnie Ray Jose, 46, of Chui Chu, Ariz., a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Soto to 108 months in prison. Jose was convicted after a jury trial of assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

The evidence at trial demons... More...
   $0 (11-29-2017 - AZ)

United States of America v. Bernardo Romo-Ramos Arizona District Federal Courthouse - Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, AZ - Sonoyta Man Sentenced to 200 Months in Prison for Fourth Trafficking Conviction

Bernardo Romo-Ramos, 35, of Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, and a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins on November 13, 2017 to 200 months of imprisonment. Bernardo Romo-Ramos had previously pleaded guilty to importation of more than 500 grams o... More...
   $0 (11-25-2017 - AZ)

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