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Family and Estate of Korryn Gaines v. Baltimore County City of Baltimore Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - Jury Awards Family of Woman Killed by Cop $32 Million

The family and estate of Korryn Gaines sued Baltimore County and Royce Ruby on excessive for theories that he did not have good cause to shoot and kill her.

The 2016 death of Korryn Gaines came at the end of six-hour standoff in her apartment.

Cpl. Royce Ruby and his partner had attempted to serve wa... More...
   $32000000 (02-16-2018 - MD)

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. Tyrell Owen Dixey District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Pocatello, Idaho

Pocatello, ID - Fort Hall Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Offense

Tyrell Dixey, 33, of Fort Hall, Idaho, pleaded guilty on February 9, 2018 in United States District Court to possession of an unregistered firearm.

According to the plea agreement, on January 30, 2017, a vehicle was stopped by the Fort Hall Police Department. Dixey was a passenger in the vehicle. Inside the ve... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - ID)

United States of America v. Shawn Michael Kerby Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs

Des Moines, IA - Former Des Moines Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Unlawfully Obtaining Hydrocodone and Firearm Offenses

Shawn Michael Kerby, 39, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 20 months in prison for obtaining hydrocodone by misrepresentation and being a user and addict of a controlled substance in possession of a... More...
   $0 (02-08-2018 - IA)

United States of America v. Joe Lamont Gholar Southern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Hattiesburg, Virginia

Hattiesburg, MS - Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty To Illegally Possessing Firearm (Forrest County)

Joe Lamont Gholar, 45, formerly of Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, pled guilty on February 1, 2018 before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, Special Agent-in-Charge Dana Nichols, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacc... More...
   $0 (02-05-2018 - MS)

United States of America v. Gross Williams Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana

Defendant-Appellant Gross Williams appeals the district court’s rulings denying his motions to suppress. For the following reasons, we affirm.
I. Facts & Procedural History
Defendant-Appellant Gross Williams was convicted in 2012 in Iberville Parish on state charges of distributing marijuana and placed on five years of probation. Conditions of Williams’s probation included permitting home ... More...
   $0 (01-25-2018 - LA)

United States of America v. Lindsey Johnson Southern District of Mississippi - Federal Courthouse - Jackson, Mississippi

In this appeal, Defendant Lindsey Johnson raises several challenges to his conviction and sentence for carjacking and two related firearm offenses. We affirm in full but remand for the district court to correct a clerical error in its judgment.
I.
On the afternoon of August 2, 2015, Johnson encountered Jeremy McNeal at an apartment complex in Jackson, Mississippi. The two men’s accounts of... More...
   $0 (01-25-2018 - MS)

State of Tennessee v. Jaquan Gathing and Prince Parker COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE

The Defendants, along with two co-defendants who are not parties to this appeal, committed a brutal attack on Mr. Eric Cain, Ms. Myisha White, and Mr. Deangelo Terry (collectively “the victims”) as part of a robbery on March 13, 2014. In the course of the robbery, the perpetrators took the victims’ clothing and personal property and inflicted injuries on the victims with a hatchet and by hitting... More...   $0 (01-22-2018 - TN)

Vibe Micro, Inc. v. Igor Shabanets, et al. Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

This appeal concerns the discretion of a district court to dismiss a complaint
on shotgun pleading grounds. Plaintiff Edward Mandel1 appeals the district court’s
dismissal with prejudice of his Second Amended Complaint (SAC). The district
court, lamenting the shotgun pleading nature of the First Amended Complaint
(FAC), had given Mandel—represented by counsel that failed to request... More...
   $0 (01-21-2018 - FL)

JOEL DEVIN ROBINSON V. THE STATE OF TEXAS Texas First District Court of Appeals

At trial, the evidence showed that Robinson and another man committed an
armed robbery at a Whataburger. Surveillance video showed Robinson holding a
backpack while the other man pointed a shotgun at the cashier’s head. Robinson and
the other man fled when an alarm sounded, and Robinson was apprehended shortly
thereafter. The jury found Robinson guilty of aggravated robbery. More...
   $0 (01-20-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Jesse J. Waln District of South Dakota Federal Courthouse - Pierre, South Dakota

Pierre, SD - Mission Man Convicted of Possession of Stolen Firearms

Jesse J. Waln, age 32, of Mission, South Dakota, was found guilty on January 10, 2018 of two counts of Possession of Stolen Firearms as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota.

The charges each carry a maximum penalty of up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised rel... More...
   $0 (01-18-2018 - SD)

United States of America v. Paul Suarez Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

A jury convicted Paul Suarez for his involvement in a drug trafficking
conspiracy and for firearms offenses. Suarez appeals contending that the
convictions were not supported by sufficient evidence. He also asserts that the
district court erred in imposing a 120-month (ten year) mandatory minimum
prison sentence for possession of a sawed-off shotgun in furtherance of a drug
tra... More...
   $0 (01-15-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. James Woodring Middle District of Pennsylvania - Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Williamsport, PA - Centre Hall Man Sentenced To 33 Months’ Imprisonment For Explosives And Firearms Offenses

James Woodring, age 51, Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, was sengenced to 33 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release, for manufacturing explosives and for being a felon in possession of firearms.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, James Woodri... More...
   $0 (01-14-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Marchello Dsaun McCain Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Brother of San Diego Man Killed Fighting for Isis Sentenced to 10 Years for Terrorism-Related Charges and Illegal Firearms Possession

Marchello Dsaun McCain, a convicted violent felon and the brother of Douglas McCain, the first known American who died fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), was sentenced in federal court on January 12, 2018 to 10 years... More...
   $0 (01-12-2018 - CA)

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. RUSSELL RAY BERTRAM

To escape abject poverty, Leonila Stickney came to the United States from the Philippines in 2004 as the 22-year-old, mail-order bride of 73-year-old David Stickney (“Stickney”). In October of the same year, Stickney and Leonila had a son. The three lived together in Bridgewater, where Leonila worked at a nursing home. Every month, Leonila sent $300 of her earnings to help support her family st... More...   $0 (01-11-2018 - )

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. William Turton and Mathew Lederer Montana District Federal Courthouse - Great Falls, Montana

Great Falls, MT - Great Falls Felons Sentenced for Gun Possession

William Turton, age 49, of Great Falls was sentenced to 18 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment, and 40-year old Mathew Lederer of Great Falls was sentenced to 24 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Brian M. Mo... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - MT)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. LEE RICHMOND WADDELL

In December 2015, Defendant was serving post-release supervised probation
for an unrelated offense. Probation Officer Michelle Creech was assigned to supervise
Defendant. Ms. Creech visited Defendant’s residence regularly to monitor
Defendant’s compliance with the terms of his probation. Defendant lived in a house
along with approximately eight other people, including his fa... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - NC)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. SAMUEL TYLER POTTER

The record tends to show the following:
At roughly 1:00 AM on 14 August 2012, the Pamlico County Fire Marshal
received a call concerning a burning structure in Grantsboro, North Carolina. A local
sheriff’s deputy arrived first at the scene of the fire, where he was greeted by
Defendant and another gentleman, Michael Block (“Mr. Block”). Defendant told the
sheriff’s depu... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - NC)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JOHN N. “JACK” McDOWELL, JR., New Mexico Supreme Court

James Chavez died from stab wounds to his chest on July 10, 2011 in his Rio
3 Rancho home. Shortly before his death, Chavez was cleaning his home with two
4 acquaintances, Casey Williams and David Dinelli. Defendant, Defendant’s son, and
5 Anthony Villagomez entered the home to recover goods stolen by Chavez that
6 belonged to Defendant’s son. Villagomez carried a sawed-off shot... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - NM)

Marquis Amos Green v. The State of Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals - Texas Courts

On September 23, 2013, Jason Hay broke into appellant’s home taking property and money. According to Hay, no one else burglarized the appellant’s home. That same day, Rhonda Chisholm went to appellant’s house to sell prescription drugs. Chisholm arrived at the same time Hay was walking out of appellant’s home with a television. As Chisholm exited her car, Hay told her to get back in and stay there... More...   $0 (01-06-2018 - TX)

Jeremy William Amero v. The State of Texas One in custody after standoff in Bushland

Appellant’s charges arose from an altercation appellant had with his girlfriend.
Evidence showed appellant was driving his vehicle, closely following his girlfriend, who
was riding in a car with another woman. During these events, he exhibited a shotgun and
pointed the gun at another driver who attempted to intervene. When police stopped
appellant, officers found a loaded pu... More...
   $0 (01-06-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Willie Howard Ferguson Southern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, AL - Shotgun Tirate Results in 33 Months in Prison

United States District Court Judge William H. Steele sentenced Willie Howard Ferguson on December 28, 2017 to 33 months in prison, for violation of 18 USC § 922(g)(1), Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.

On May 25, 2017, deputies from the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Edmond Marchand Road ... More...
   $0 (01-05-2018 - AL)

STATE OF OHIO v. JARELLE N. GUICE

Late one evening, Mr. Guice ignored a police officer’s signal to stop his car and
led the officer on a brief car chase. At the time, Mr. Guice was the subject of a BOLO (“be on
the lookout”) because he had threatened his ex-girlfriend several hours earlier. The chase ended
when Mr. Guice, having driven to the duplex community where his ex-girlfriend was staying,
crashed his c... More...
   $0 (01-01-2018 - OH)

George L. Mullin v. The State of Texas Criminal mischief, burglary of a building, and two counts of theft of copper.

Appellant was charged by indictment with criminal mischief, burglary of a building, and two counts of theft of copper. He pleaded “not guilty,” and the matter proceeded to a bench trial. At trial, the evidence showed that a break-in occurred at the clubhouse of the Pines Gun Club in Lufkin. A television was stolen from the clubhouse. Copper cables were removed from one of the target machines ... More...   $0 (12-29-2017 - TX)

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