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State of Tennessee v. Gavino Torres, Jr.

The Defendant was indicted for possession of a Schedule I drug, heroin, with intent to sell or deliver; possession of a Schedule II drug, methamphetamine, with intent to sell or deliver; possession of a Schedule IV drug, alprazolam, with intent to sell or deliver; and possession of a Schedule IV drug, clonazepam, with intent to sell or deliver. He pled guilty to the lesser-included offense of att... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Tre Desean Bell

On the morning of August 2, 2013, after learning that his ex-girlfriend was in a relationship with the victim, Delano Blair, the Defendant approached and fired several shots at the victim and killed him. The Defendant was indicted by a Davidson County grand jury for first degree murder, and following a jury trial, he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to six years imprisonment ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Lisa McLaren Janick Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Tampa, FL - Port Charlotte Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Lisa McLaren Janick (47, Port Charlotte) on July 20, 2018 pleaded guilty to two counts of health care fraud. McLaren Janick faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each count. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to the plea agreement, McLaren Janick, while employed as a marketer for... More...
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Thomas W. Sikes v. United States Department of the Navy Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

We must decide whether the United States Department of the Navy improperly withheld documents related to the suicide of Admiral J.M. Boorda in response to a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.
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In 1996, United States Navy Admiral J.M. Boorda, then Chief of Naval Operations, committed suicide in Washington, D.C. He left two suicide notes at his home: one addressed to his sai... More...
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Patrick Lafferty v. Wells fargo Bank, N.A.

This is the third appeal that comes to us in this case, which arises out of Patrick
and Mary Lafferty’s purchase of a defective motor home from Geweke Auto & RV
Group (Geweke) with an installment loan funded by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A (Wells
Fargo).
In Lafferty v. Wells Fargo Bank (2013) 213 Cal.App.4th 545 (Lafferty I), this
court affirmed in part and reversed in part the actio... More...
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JOHN R. JACKSON v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

A Montgomery County jury convicted the Petitioner of two counts of facilitation of aggravated robbery, one count of aggravated burglary, one count of facilitation of theft
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of property over $500, and one count of aggravated sexual battery. On direct appeal, this court summarized the evidence presented at the Petitioner’s August 2012 trial as follows: [K.M.]1 testified t... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. ISRAEL D. LUGO

Israel Lugo appeals his being classified as a sexual predator under the version of
R.C. 2950.09 in effect at the time of the offense. He appeals no other aspect of his convictions
for rape and the unrelated vehicular manslaughter.
{¶2} According to the prosecutor, in 2004, the victim blacked out from her voluntary, but
excessive, consumption of alcohol or drugs. She awoke in ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. TERRANCE TIMMONS, JR.

Appellant was indicted in the underlying cases for drug-related offenses occurring in
August and October 2016. Appellant entered guilty pleas to some of the charges, with the
remaining counts being nolled. He was sentenced to a total aggregate prison term on all three
cases of 14.5 years.
{¶3} In Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-16-611004-A, appellant pled guilty to the following
c... More...
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State of Ohio v. Dana L. Wenner

On May 19, 2017, an indictment was issued against appellant for grand theft
in violation of R.C. 2913.02(A)(3), a felony of the fourth degree.
{¶ 3} The charge stemmed from appellant repeatedly lying to the victim, Bryan
Hoang, to obtain over $90,000. Specifically, appellant lied about her medical condition
and about needing money to pay her medical expenses, when in reality... More...
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State of Ohio v. Cecil Little

The facts are not in dispute. Little was arrested in the city of Toledo on
October 31, 2015, for selling a controlled substance to an undercover police officer for
$2,000. After the sale, when the police attempted to arrest him, Little fled the scene by
car and eventually crashed. At the time of his arrest, the police confiscated two
additional bags of white powder, multiple... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- WALTER RENZ

In the summer of 2015, appellant and his girlfriend, Linda Buckner, were the
next-door neighbors of Patsy Hudson, who lived alone at 284 Spring Street in Mansfield,
Ohio. Hudson, then in her early sixties and on disability, was known to rescue and take
care of a large number of cats in or around her house. Her adult son, Lonnie Clevenger,
drove trucks for a living, but he peri... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- GARY O. COMPTON

On April 9, 2017, Lonnie Shimer returned to his home near Dresden, Ohio, and discovered a stranger inside his garage. Mr. Shimer gave chase to the man, but he lost track of him. When Shimer returned to his home, he noticed that several items had been removed from the residence and put into the garage. Sheriff deputies investigated and obtained a jacket Shimer discovered at the house, which was... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ERIC J. TURNER

The events in question occurred on January 1, 2017, when Turner willfully eluded an officer after being signaled to stop and ultimately crashed his car into an OSHP cruiser. On January 5, 2017, Turner was indicted for failure to comply, vandalism (of the cruiser), receiving stolen property (a stolen license plate on the car he was driving), OVI, and aggravated possession of drugs (Percocet).... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CHRISTOPHER C. REMY

The State’s evidence at trial established the following facts. {¶ 4} In November 2012, Remy, who was then 24 years old, met his wife, Tamara; he moved in with her the following month. The two married in March 2013 and resided in the top half of a duplex in Springfield, Ohio. Tamara has three daughters from a prior relationship: D.C., J.C., and K.C. The girls were six, four, and almost three... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Fidal Abdeljawad District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Eleven Years for Synthetic Cannabinoid Trafficking Conviction

Fidal Abdeljawad, 51, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced on July 19. 2018 in federal court to 132 months of imprisonment for his conviction on synthetic cannabinoids trafficking charges. Abdeljawad will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence... More...
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United States of America v. Dr. Firoz Patka Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, GA - Court Orders Largest Diversion Civil Penalty against a Physician in Southern District Of Georgia History

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia entered a default judgment against Dr. Firoz Patka, of Martinez, Georgia, totaling $1.2 million. In May 2017, the United States filed a complaint against Dr. Patka for violations of the Controlled Sub... More...
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Aaron Clark v. State of Indiana

Clark had an arrangement with Stephanie Harmon to do odd jobs in exchange for permission to live in a small room in the back of a building in Lawrenceburg. In June 2016, Stephanie contacted the doctor of her mother, Brenda Harmon, pretended to be Brenda, and requested a refill of Brenda’s hydrocodone prescription. At Stephanie’s direction, Clark pretended to be Brenda’s son, picked up the p... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - IN)

Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals vs. Deer River Health Care Center and MHA Insurance Co. and Essentia Health-Deer River and Berkley Risk Administrators Co. and Midwest Spine & Brain Institute and Essentia Health

Respondent Janet Hufnagel filed a workers’ compensation claim in 2015 for work
related aggravations to a low-back condition that resulted from an admitted work-related
injury in 2009. At all relevant times, Hufnagel worked at the same job, performing the
same duties, at the same physical location. But between the 2009 injury and the later
aggravations sustained in 2014 and 201... More...
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Gary Clark v. Robert Colbert

This case involves an encounter between law enforcement and a
schizophrenic individual suffering a psychotic episode. Officers from the
Wagoner County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from Gary Clark’s
brother, who was having troubling restraining him. The Sheriff’s Department, in
turn, requested help from the neighboring Broken Arrow Police Department. The
Broken Arrow... More...
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State of Iowa v. Matthew Lee Murphy Second-degree sexual abuse

The following facts can be gleaned from the evidence presented to the jury.
On February 20, 2016, eleven-year-old A.T. and her older sister, M.T., spent the
night at Murphy’s house. Murphy was a family friend of the girls’ parents after
being engaged to A.T.’s aunt, her mother’s sister. After his fiancé passed away
the families remained close. The girls referred to Murphy a... More...
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Vincent McFadden v. State of Missouri

The detailed facts are set out in Mr. McFadden’s prior appeals and will be repeated here only insofar as they are relevant to his postconviction claims. On May 15, 2003, Eva Addison1 was at Maggie Jones’ house on Blakemore in Pine Lawn when Mr. McFadden arrived at the house with a friend.2 Eva and Mr. McFadden had a child together. When Mr. McFadden got out of the car, he kissed the child, ... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - MO)

United States of America v. Jorge Luis Martinez-Hernandez Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Diego, CA - Convicted Alien Smuggler Sentenced to 97 Months in Custody for Event that Left Two People Dead

Jorge Luis Martinez-Hernandez, a Mexican citizen with a prior alien smuggling conviction, was sentenced in federal court yesterday to more than eight years in prison for his role in a smuggling incident that left two undocumented immigrants dead.

The sentence was handed ... More...
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Lecia L. Shorter v. Leroy D. Baca, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Lecia L. Shorter appeals the district court’s partial grant of summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles, Leroy Baca, Jacqueline Ortiz, and Alejandra Avalos (the County or County Defendants) on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 inadequate medical care claim, and the denial of Shorter’s motion for a new trial on her § 1983 claim based on her classification as mentally ill, her conditions of confine... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

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

Tucson, AZ - Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison

Former Border Patrol Agent Alex Pena was sentenced to 20 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson. Pena had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import between 60 and 80 kilograms of marijuana, and had resigned from the Border Patrol following his indictment.

Pena admitted that w... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ROY R. YOUNG, JR.

The facts and initial procedural history of this case were set out in Mr. Young’s
direct appeal. See State v. Young, 9th Dist. Lorain No. 15CA010803, 2017-Ohio-1400. Based
on evidence that Mr. Young had been sexually abusing his then 15-year old stepdaughter since
she was five years old, the grand jury indicted him on three counts of rape, three counts of sexual
battery, and ... More...
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