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United States of America v. Andre Hinton District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Phoenix, AZ - McNary Man Sentenced to Statutory Maximum for Killing Teenage Girlfriend

Andre Hinton, 36, of McNary, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to eight years in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Hinton had previously pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, which carries a maximum punishment of eight years in prison.

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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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Christopher Lee Thompson a/k/a Christopher Thompson a/k/a Christopher L. Thompson v. State of Mississippi

Around 5:30 a.m. on March 4, 2014, Thomas James called 911 and reported that he
believed that his brother-in-law, Thompson, had killed someone. The dispatcher later
testified that Thompson told James that “[Thompson] thought he killed [Thomas Harlow
because] he had pushed his eyes into the back of his head.” James gave the dispatcher
Thompson’s address, and authorities were dispa... More...
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Adam Gabriel Quiros v. The State of Texas

Late in the evening of March 20, 2015, appellant was driving a car that was involved in a
collision that resulted in the death of a passenger in the second car. Appellant was indicted for the
second degree felony offense of intoxication manslaughter. The indictment also alleged that
appellant used a deadly weapon, to wit: a motor vehicle during the commission of the offense.
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The underlying facts are not disputed. As this court recited in Wilson's first appeal:

"Dustin Ferguson and Joel Solano lived in an apartment directly across the hall from Wilson. Sometime around 2 a.m. on April 7, 2013, Ferguson returned to the apartment with Michael Lowery, Alexya Mailea, and Christine Kim after a night out in Aggieville. Around 4 a.m., Ferguson and his three guest... More...
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A jury convicted Brian Allison of three counts of sexual abuse in the third degree in 2011. He appealed his conviction. In his direct appeal, Allison argued the district court erred in not granting him a new trial based upon the weight of the evidence under Iowa Rule of Criminal Procedure 2.24(2)(b)(6). Among other things, Allison noted the victim, his stepdaughter, initially denied the abuse, ... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - IA)


Justin C. Taylor was charged in two consolidated cases with second-degree murder and rape. The State amended the charges and Taylor pled nolo contendere to voluntary manslaughter and rape. In May 2012, the district court sentenced him to consecutive prison sentences of 155 months and 59 months. Taylor did not pursue a direct appeal.

In June 2014 Taylor moved for relief under K.S.A. 60... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Keith Austin

In an apparent fit of road rage, the Defendant pulled an AK-47 style weapon from his van and shot into the passenger side of the victim’s semi-tractor trailer truck, striking him in both legs. The victim, Edwin Ray, a professional truck driver, survived, wrote down details of the Defendant’s van, and called 911. By the time the police arrived, the
Defendant had sped ... More...
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In the early evening of October 1, 2015, Smith left the Colerain
apartment of his girlfriend, Kirby Wynn. He traveled to the Evanston neighborhood
of Cincinnati. He visited Jackson at his apartment located at 3306 Fairfield Avenue.
Owens often shared Jackson’s apartment. Later that evening, Jackson’s daughter
entered the apartment and found Owens’ clothed, lifeless body lyin... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Paul Lynn Minnieweathe The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport

Minnieweather was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of attempted second degree murder, in violation of La. R.S. 14:30.1 and La. R.S. 14:27. The indictment shows that Minnieweather was charged with attempting to kill Sherquarius Moore and Kenneth Brown on March 13, 2016. After the original indictments were made, Kenneth Brown died from the injuries sustained during the shooting. Minni... More...   $0 (07-01-2018 - LA)

Araceli Nava a/k/a Araceli Marrufo-Nava v. The State of Texas

On August 29, 2009, around 10:00 a.m., Appellant was on her way home, hit and killed a
bicyclist, Gustavo Vega. Appellant called 911and told the dispatcher she had struck someone
with her vehicle. Appellant explained that she had gotten lost and was looking at her cell phone
when she ran over Vega. In the recorded 911 call, Appellant stated, “I was drinking earlier, and
righ... More...
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State of Florida v. Cornel McGee Circuit Courthouse - Escambia County, Florida

Pensacola, FL - Jury Acquits Defendants on Aggravated Manslaughter Charge

The State of Florida charged Cornel McGee, age 27, with aggravated manslaughter of a child by culpable negligence as a result of Jai'Nier Barmes in August 2016.

Defendant and Louvenia Johnson left the child in a transport van for four hours resulting in the child's death.

Johnson pled guilty and ... More...
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Andres Castillo v. The People of the State of Colorado Colorado Supreme Court

One Saturday night, Castillo visited a nightclub in downtown Denver with his
wife, his cousin, and two friends to celebrate his wife’s birthday. They stayed until the
club closed.
¶7 Closing time in downtown Denver often unleashes a flood of people into the
streets. The Denver Police Department calls the resulting sea of humanity “outcrowds.”
Because fights and other di... More...
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On or around November 30, 2016, Woodum provided drugs to the
victim. Doc. 40. Soon after taking the drugs, the victim fell unconscious and
suffered from labored breathing. Id. The victim thereafter died due to a drug
overdose that included Fentanyl. Id. Woodum and two others removed the victim’s
body from the apartment and hid it along with the victim’s truck. Id. The ... More...
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Revette Sauser pled guilty to kidnapping in the second degree, voluntary
manslaughter, and going armed with intent, after fatally shooting her husband,
Terry, in their home. Sauser filed a postconviction-relief application and an
amended application alleging a variety of errors. The district court denied the
application after a trial.
Sauser appeals, contending her tri... More...
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Damontray Rivers v. The State of Texas

In December of 2014, Damon Johnson was fatally shot on Terrace Street in Temple, Texas, in a neighborhood known as Terra Block. The State presented evidence alleging that the murder occurred while two men were attempting to rob Johnson. The State charged Rivers with one count of felony murder as a party and one count of engaging in organized criminal activity. See id. The State’s theory of the ... More...   $0 (06-25-2018 - TX)

Eric Andrew Martinez v. The State of Texas

On the evening of February 22, 2015, Martinez attended a family birthday
party at his aunt’s house. Among the attendees were three of Martinez’s cousins—
Amanda Davalos and her brothers, Moses and Alfredo “A.J.” Lopez. Also in
attendance was Amanda’s fiancé, the complainant, Mitchell Briddick.
According to Moses’s and Amanda’s trial testimony, everyone at the party
was dr... More...
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The evidence relevant to the two counts of endangering a child, stated in the light most favorable to the State, follows. In November 2015, Angela Salazar was at her home with her son, J.T., age six; and her daughter, A.P., age 13. Her son Lorenzo, age 21, and his friend, the victim here, dropped off some cigarettes for Salazar and then went outside. J.T. was eating at the dining room table and A.... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - KS)


At trial, the witnesses presented varying and sometimes conflicting versions of the context that led to this prosecution. We have pared down the factual background to what we deem important for resolution of the issues.

Around 2007, Barlett and Chad Ford formed a rap group called Wicked Wayz. Unable to agree on finances, Barlett and Ford ended their venture in 2010 or 2011. Barlett cont... More...
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State of Nebraska v. Anthony L. Wells

The charges against Wells arose from the shooting death of Joshua Hartwig. A group of residents had gathered outside Hartwig’s apartment building after hearing a disturbance. Hartwig joined the group after the disturbance appeared to have ended, but several minutes later a man walked up and fired shots at the group. Hartwig was struck by a bullet and - 299 - Nebraska Supreme Court Advanc e Sheets ... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - NE)


Ramos’s status as a career offender is dictated by his criminal record, which includes several prior felony convictions. First, in July 1998, Ramos “threw a brick at the nose of a 10-year-old child,” who then required medical treatment at a local hospital.1 As a result, Ramos pled guilty to aggravated assault in the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court.2 Second, in October 1999, Ramos was app... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - PA)

Carlos G. Bertonatti vs. The State of Florida

At approximately 8:00 a.m., Bertonatti veered his vehicle into the bicycle
lane on Bearcut Bridge; struck and killed a bicyclist, Christophe Lecanne; failed to
stop or attempt to render aid to Mr. Lecanne; and subsequently fled from the police
when they pursued and tried to stop him with lights and sirens activated. The
evidence revealed that the impact to the bicycle and to ... More...
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United States of America v. Thomas Jerel Grace District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On December 6, 2015, Thomas Jerel Grace was driving down North Dakota
Highway 23 within the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation when he crossed into
oncoming traffic and crashed into the car of 18-year-old Dariann Tveter, who died at
the scene. Grace’s blood alcohol level was .211 percent.
Grace pled guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter under 18 U.S.C.
§§ 1112 and 1153.... More...
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The Children Services Division of the Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services placed S.T. and his brother T.W. with Weaver and his wife for foster care on September 24, 2015. 1 Tr. of Proceedings 404:21-406:13. S.T. was approximately two years old at the time, and his brother was approximately three. Id. at 395:21-396:8. ... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)


On March 8 and 9, 2016, Glenn went to several bars with a friend, Kendall Mabry; they arrived at the K-9 Club after 1:30 a.m. on March 9. Around 2:00 a.m., the victim, “Michael,”1 who was known to Glenn, also arrived at the K-9 Club. Almost immediately, Glenn and Michael got into a physical altercation, and Glenn was thrown out of the bar by K-9 Club security personnel. Glenn went back t... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

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