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Dennie Thurman Howell Jr v. The State of Texas

J.J. Rosabel, the complainant in this cause, was twelve years old at the time
of trial. Howell was J.J.’s neighbor and a friend of J.J.’s mother, T.H., who
occasionally cleaned Howell’s house. Howell had an open door policy, and J.J. and
T.H. came in and out of his home as they pleased. There were several occasions
where J.J. spent the night at Howell’s home at J.J.’s request. ... More...
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Hilario Santiago-Batista v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals Fifth District of Texas at Dallas

YT, the complainant, lived in a house with Mother, Father, older Brother, Uncle, and two
men who paid rent to Father to share a bedroom in the house. The renters, appellant and a man
everyone called Pana, would sometimes eat meals with YT’s family. Pana had been a family
friend for many years, and lived with the family for several years before appellant had moved in.

Al... More...
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Enrique Arochi v. The State of Texas

Paulina Petrosky and the victim in this case, Christina Morris, were friends from Allen
High School. Petrosky graduated in 2010, one year after Morris, and the two had remained friends.
Petrosky, an account manager for an insurance company, lived in an apartment complex located
at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas, a mixed-use residential and commercial property with
shops,... More...
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United States of America v. Angel Prado Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - Rhode Island Man Guilty Of Large Scale Drug Trafficking

Angel Prado, age 46, of Providence, Rhode Island, pleaded guilty on July 9, 2018, to possession with intent to distribute more than a kilogram of heroin before U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Prado admitted to transporting six kilograms of heroin... More...
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United States of America v. Joshua Holloway Hartford County Courthouse - Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, CT - Hartford Man Admits to Selling Heroin to Farmington and Avon Overdose Victims

JOSHUA HOLLOWAY, 25, of Hartford, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty on July 1`0, 2018 in Hartford federal court to two counts of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, heroin.

This matter stems from an ongoing statewide initiative targeting narcotics d... More...
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United States of America v. Martin Robert Hall District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Traveling to the Philippines to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct and Producing Child Pornography

A Reisterstown, Maryland man pleaded guilty on July 11, 2018 in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore, Maryland, for traveling from the United States to the Philippines and engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and to producing child porno... More...
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Deborah Mclear-Gary v. Emrys Scott Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Deborah McLear-Gary appeals from a judgment declaring her prescriptive and
implied easement extinguished by adverse possession. She contends the trial court erred
in finding that defendants Emrys Scott, Freyja Scott and Sophia Scott (the Scotts)
established an essential element of adverse possession—the “timely” payment of taxes
during the five-year statutory period. (See Code Civ.... More...
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United States of America v. Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr., M.D. United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Miami, FL - Vero Beach Orthopedic Surgeon Sentenced to Life in Prison Following Conviction for Fentanyl Analog Drug Conspiracy Resulting in Death

Johnny Clyde Benjamin, Jr., M.D., 52, an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Vero Beach, Florida, was sentenced to life in prison on July 6, 2018, after having been convicted at trial of participating in a conspiracy to possess with intent to distr... More...
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United States of America v. Carlos Rafael Acosta-Joaquin

Carlos Rafael Acosta-Joaquin
("Acosta"), who appeals from his conviction for fraudulent use of
a social security number not his own, is a Dominican citizen. He
entered the United States illegally sometime in 2005 or 2006, has
remained ever since and early adopted the name of a U.S. citizen
named Kelvin Valle-Alicea ("Valle"). Following a four-count
indictment,1 a jury convi... More...
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Jose Luis Morales v. 22nd District Agricultural Association Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In this appeal, we must determine whether a state entity whose employees are
exempt from state law requiring the payment of overtime compensation is nevertheless
required to pay overtime compensation to such employees when the state entity jointly
employs the employees with a non-state employer. Although we concluded in a prior
appeal in this case that the matter should be remanded... More...
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United States of America v. Raymond Walker District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Cranston Man Admits to Social Security Fraud, Opioid Trafficking Charge

A Cranston, R.I. man admitted to collecting thousands of dollars in Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to which he was not entitled, and attempting to possess a significant quantity of Oxycodone pills with the intent of selling the pills to others.

Raymond Walker, 47, pleaded ... More...
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Robert Brian Reagan v. The State of Texas

Appellant Robert Brian Reagan placed an advertisement on Craigslist which
read: “Any young girls want their clean shaved p*ssy ate? I’m a 35-year-old male,
want to eat some p*ssy bad.” Det. Arnold of the Pearland Police Department
responded to the ad, and the two then began communicating over a phone
messaging application. Det. Arnold identified himself as a fifteen-year-old gi... More...
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J.A., a teenage boy, testified at trial that Defendant-Appellant Franklin Torres, an adult twice his age, had anal sex with him, and that during the same encounter Torres used his cell phone to take four photographs of J.A.’s erect penis while J.A. was lying on his back alone on his parents’ bed, naked, with his hands covering his face. Torres posted one of the photos to Facebook, and all four w... More...   $0 (07-10-2018 - DC)

United States of America v. Santos Ramirez-Carrillo District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Grand Junction, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Grand Junction, CO - Mesa County Man Sentenced To 5 Years in Federal Prison For Growing Marijuana on an Island in the Colorado River

BLM and DEA agents seized 9,156 marijuana plants

Santos Ramirez-Carrillo, age 33, of Mesa County, was sentenced July 3, 2018 by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 60 months (5 years) in federal prison for conspiracy to manuf... More...
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United States of America v. Steven Dean Hardinger District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, UT - Armed Utah Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 180 Months In Federal Prison

A Vernal, Utah, man will spend 180 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense.

U.S. District Judge Jill N. Parrish sentenced Steven Dean Hardinger, age 3... More...
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United States of America, ex rel. Gerald Polukoff v. St. Marks Hospital, et al. District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This is a qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31
U.S.C. §§ 3729–33, involving fraudulent reimbursements under the Medicare Act, 42
U.S.C. §§ 1395–1395ccc. Plaintiff Gerald Polukoff, M.D., is a doctor who worked with
Defendant Sherman Sorensen, M.D. After observing some of Dr. Sorensen’s medical
practices, Dr. Polukoff brought this FCA action, o... More...
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State of Vermont v. Liana M. Roy Vermont Supreme Court

The central question in this case is whether a parent may be
convicted of custodial interference under 13 V.S.A. § 2451 for interfering with the custody of the
Department for Children and Families (DCF) in the absence of a court order specifying the
schedule and limitations of the parent’s visitation. Defendant Liana Roy was convicted of
custodial interference for taking her ... More...
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State v. Michael Patino

A little after five o’clock in the evening on Sunday, October 4, 2009, a six-year-old boy
named Marco Nieves was pronounced dead at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. According to the
autopsy performed by then-Chief Medical Examiner of the State of Rhode Island, Thomas
Gilson, M.D., the cause of death was peritonitis, which is a medical term that describes
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inflammation aro... More...
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ichael Donaldson a/k/a Michael Paul Donaldson a/k/a Mike Donaldson v. State of Mississippi

During an investigation for child pornography, the Mississippi Attorney General’s
Cyber Crime Unit (the “Cyber Crime Unit”), through Investigator Kyle Moore, obtained a
warrant to search Donaldson’s residence. Investigators seized over thirty items of digital
evidence; these items included a Dell laptop that was found on the toilet in the master
bathroom (“Laptop 1”) and a Dell la... More...
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Jerry Page a/k/a Jerry Abram a/k/a Jerry Abrams v. State of Mississippi

On Labor Day morning, September 1, 2014, a thoroughly burned, still smoldering
pickup truck was found on East Reservoir Road in rural Marion County. A burned human
body was in the bed of the truck. The truck was identified as a white Ford Ranger owned by
Billy Paul Cooper. The body was identified as Billy Paul Cooper’s son, Ryan Cooper.
¶4. Investigator Jamie Singley of the Mari... More...
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John Phinizee a/k/a John L. Phinizee Jr. v. State of Mississippi

The following facts are taken from Phinizee v. State, 983 So. 2d 322, 324-26 (¶¶3-10)
(Miss. Ct. App. 2007):
In April 1999, an officer of the Lowndes County Narcotics Unit (LCNU) made an undercover purchase of forty dollars worth of cocaine from Bernard’s Pool Hall. No arrest was made at the time.
In July 2001, officers of the LCNU received a letter from a concerned citizen stating th... More...
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Eddie Dwayne Hollingsworth a/k/a Eddie Hollingsworth a/k/a Eddie Dewayne Hollingsworth a/k/a Eddie D. Hollingsworth a/k/a John Hollingsworth v. State of Mississippi

A DeSoto County grand jury indicted Hollingsworth on two counts of selling
methamphetamine, one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, and one
count of selling a substance falsely represented to be a controlled substance. See Miss. Code
Ann. §§ 41-29-139(a)(1), 41-29-146(1) (Rev. 2013). After a trial on the merits, the jury
found Hollingsworth guilty of all c... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)


Mr. Smith joined the Guard in 1993 as “a traditional guardsman.” In February 2002, he was selected for a full-time position in the Active Guard Reserve (“AGR”). Seven years later, in 2009, Mr. Smith applied for senior developmental education at the Naval War College in Washington, D.C., and he was accepted. The Guard required Mr. Smith to leave his full-time AGR position when he began attending... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)


On December 6, 2016, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Powell in a
12-count indictment, including two counts of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b), sexual
conduct with someone less than 13 years of age; five counts of rape in violation of R.C.
2907.02(A)(2), sexual conduct by force or threat of force; and five counts of kidnapping in
violation of R.C. 2905.01(A)(4).... More...
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