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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIAM PORTER SWOPES

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On December 31, 2014, officers of the Topeka Police Department conducted a driver's license checkpoint. A black Mazda approached the checkpoint and accelerated through it without stopping. Police later identified the driv... More...   $0 (03-20-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JASON CHRISTOPHER PEREZ

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Our recitation of the facts is highly summarized. Perez was charged in Sedgwick County in a 14-count complaint consisting of three counts of att... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. AARON ANTHONY BREAULT

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While on patrol, Officer Cory Chambers "observed a red Yamaha moped . . . conduct an improper left turn." While the driver was making the turn he appeared to wobble from side to side and had both feet on the ground. Chamb... More...   $0 (03-20-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. EDMOND LEE WININGER

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The State charged Wininger with one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under the age of 14, an alternative count of indece... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. KENNETH HARRIS

Sex offender

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On September 23, 2013, K.S. told her stepmother that her father, Harris, had been raping her for almost... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DAVID AARON KELLY

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On February 13, 2014, Kelly pled no contest to one count of criminal threat in case no. 2013CR763.... More...
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JON-DAVID BARNHILL v. BRW EXPRESS, et al. and ALLIED WASTE, INC. and AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE CO

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Barnhill was driving a truck for Allied Waste Services when he came upon a collision blocking his ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. NICHOLAS L. COLLINS

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A jury convicted Nicholas L. Collins of attempted aggravated robbery and aggravated battery. Collins appeals his convicti... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. CHRISTOPHER BROOKS

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After being arrested on a bench warrant in April 2014 for failing to appear in municipal court, Gregory Webster offered to help narcotics officers with the Emporia Police Department by purchasing illegal drugs in a m... More...   $0 (03-10-2017 - KS)

Luke Gannon v. State of Kansas

(Kansas Public School Funding Case)

This is the fourth school finance decision involving these parties and Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution, which imposes a duty on the legislature to "make suitable provision for finance of the educational interests of the state." Kan. Const. art. 6, § 6(b). The plaintiffs filed suit in 2010 asserting that the State violated this constitutional requirement by inequitable and inadequate funding ... More...   $0 (03-03-2017 - KS)

United States of America v. Weiquiang Zhang

Kansas City, KS - Kansas Agricultural Scientist Convicted in Theft of Engineered Rice

A federal jury returned guilty verdicts in the case of a Chinese scientist, who was charged with conspiring to steal samples of a variety of rice seeds from a Kansas biopharmaceutical research facility.

Weiqiang Zhang, 50, a Chinese national residing in Manhattan, Kansas, was convicted on one c... More...
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CRAIG S. WILSON v. KANSAS PRISONER REVIEW BOARD, et al.,

Sex Offender

Craig S. Wilson appeals the ruling of the Leavenworth County District Court dismissing his habeas corpus petition contesting the decision of the Prisoner Review Board to deny him parole. On appeal, Wilson couches the review board's action as violating his equal protection and due process rights secured in the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. We disagree and affirm the distr... More...   $0 (02-26-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JESUS MUNOZ

On November 19, 2013, J.M. caught M.M., her 13-year-old daughter, with an iPhone. This surprised J.M. because M.M. was not allowed to have a cell phone. J.M. took the iPhone away from M.M. Upon searching through the iPhone, J.M. found photos of M.M. in her bra and underwear, which had been sent to a contact listed as "JMZ." J.M. contacted A.M., her husband and M.M.'s father, about the photos. Toge... More...   $0 (02-26-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIAM D. HOLT II

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State law requires a sentencing court in a criminal case to order restitution "unless [it] finds compelling circumstances which would render a plan of restitution unworkable." K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-6604(b)(1). In this case, the district court ordered restitution after sentencing William Holt II to life imprisonment. It did not order Holt to begin paying while in prison.

A question on app... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. BRIAN LY QUANG NGO

Ngo pled no contest to one count of forgery, a level 8 nonperson felony according to K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 21-5824. The district court decided Ngo's criminal history score was A based on its determination that he had three prior person felony convictions. By counting Ngo's two prior Kansas person felonies and adding together two Kansas class A or B misdemeanor convictions with a Texas misdemeanor conv... More...   $0 (02-19-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ANDREW ROBERT WIELAND

Child Pornography

The pertinent facts may be outlined briefly. The crimes came to light in early 2013 when a man bought a used computer Wieland had owned from a Johnson County pawnshop. After discovering child pornography on the computer, the man turned the computer over to law enforcement authorities. They found 168 images and 19 videos of child pornography on the computer and were able to trace the files and thei... More...   $0 (02-19-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. VICTOR FRITZ BROSSEIT

On the evening of June 23, 2014, Wellsville Police Officer Brandon Early received a dispatch that a tan Chevy truck was driving erratically. Early located the truck and began to follow it after it had left a liquor store; he eventually pulled the driver over for failing to maintain one lane. Early identified Brosseit as the driver.

Officer Early requested Brosseit's driver's license whi... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. NICHOLAS TOLAND

On April 10, 2014, officers of the Dodge City Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress. When officers arrived at the scene, they encountered the victim, who stated that he had returned to his home that afternoon and discovered a red SUV parked in his driveway. The victim said that he noticed three men outside his house, two of whom were in the process of removing property ... More...   $0 (02-19-2017 - KS)

TODD D. SCHUMACHER v. STATE OF KANSAS

In State v. Schumacher, 298 Kan. 1059, 1060-66, 322 P.3d 1016 (2014), our Supreme Court explained the underlying facts of Schumacher's first-degree premeditated murder trial and conviction as follows:

"[T]he evidence presented at Schumacher's trial showed that on March 22, 2010, Schumacher learned that his ex-wife Ann was seeking child support and full custody of two of the couple's thr... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. LARRY T. CORNETT

Larry Cornett appeals his convictions for making false information and theft. These convictions arise out of taking a computer monitor from the office of the Riverside Baptist Church and selling it to a pawn shop. As part of the sales transaction, Cornett certified that he had owned the monitor for 2 years and had the legal right to sell it.

Cornett claims there was insufficient eviden... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. KYLE R. WILLIAMS

In June 2014, Peris Wanjiku drove her 1997 green Honda Accord to go shopping. When she walked out to the parking lot after she was finished, Wanjiku could not find the car. After searching the parking lot for approximately 15 minutes, Wanjiku called the police to report that her car was stolen.

That same afternoon, Detective Bart Evans of the Derby Police Department was patrolling a Der... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. KENNETH MURRAY

On October 4, 2013, Overland Park Home Depot store associate Dexter Goode observed Murray pushing a shopping cart filled with merchandise toward the entryway of the store and through the alarm system to the vestibule area where the carts were kept. Goode was familiar with Murray and believed that Murray had not paid for the items in his cart. Goode took the cart and directed it toward the returns ... More...   $0 (02-13-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CLIFTON G. CUSHINBERRY

On March 22, 2015, Jackson County Deputy Sheriff Mark Wohlin stopped a vehicle speeding. Deputy Wohlin spoke with the driver and three passengers, including Cushinberry, and gathered their identification information. During the stop, Deputy Wohlin requested a K-9 unit to come and search the car. The K-9 unit indicated the presence of some substance in the vehicle, and Deputy Wohlin detained the oc... More...   $0 (02-06-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JESUS ELIZALDE BERRIOZABAL

Jesus Elizalde Berriozabal was convicted by a jury of one count of rape, one count of attempted rape, and two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. Berriozabal was sentenced under Jessica's Law. On appeal, Berriozabal's convictions were affirmed but his sentences were vacated. Our Supreme Court remanded for resentencing. At the resentencing, the trial court denied Berriozabal's motion for durati... More...   $0 (02-06-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ANDRAUS R.C. WESLEY

On May 9, 2012, Wesley pled guilty in two separate cases to burglary, theft, attempted theft (case 12 CR 500), and criminal damage to property (case 12 CR 942). At his sentencing, the district court imposed a controlling prison term for both cases of 137 months. It granted the parties' joint request for a dispositional departure and placed Wesley on probation for 36 months.

The district... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DAMAR WEST

On June 27, 2012, West entered into a plea agreement with the State. He agreed to plead guilty to one count of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer under K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 8-1568. The parties agreed to the mitigated sentence for the offense, with no additional departures. West filed a motion challenging his criminal history score. His presentence investigation report indicated he had th... More...   $0 (02-05-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. KELVIN GABRIEL FITZPATRICK

On August 15, 2015, Topeka Police Officer Brandon Austin pulled over a vehicle driven by Fitzpatrick. There was a passenger in Fitzpatrick's vehicle. Because Fitzpatrick had a warrant for his arrest, Austin called Topeka Police Officer Morgan Bracken to the scene for backup in order to assist in executing the warrant. Fitzpatrick told Austin he did not want anyone but the passenger to drive his ve... More...   $0 (02-01-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JEREME L. NELSON

Jereme L. Nelson appeals his conviction for distribution of methamphetamine after the police found illegal drugs in his truck. Nelson claims the district court erred in denying his motion to suppress the evidence obtained during the search of his truck. We find no error in the district court's ruling and affirm.

The Wichita police had been watching Nelson for about 2 months after recei... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. TRISTAN MILES

Tristan Miles was convicted in a nonjury trial of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of paraphernalia with the intent to distribute, proceeds derived from violations of drug laws, and failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. Miles raises three issues on his direct appeal: (1) whether the officer who stopped his car had reasonable suspicion that Miles had commit... More...   $0 (02-01-2017 - KS)

CAMERON NELSON v. STATE OF KANSAS

The State's theory of the underlying homicide had Nelson, while riding with three other people in a car, reaching out the window and firing a handgun at the victim, a pedestrian standing a short distance behind the slowly moving vehicle. The shooting took place in April 2008 on a street in Salina. The evidence pointed to some bad blood between Nelson and the victim. The principal testimony against... More...   $0 (02-01-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. STEVEN MATTHEW RULE, JR

On August 25, 2014, David Hammel and E.J. Swanson were working for Landscape Consultants in Salina, Kansas. The two men were working at a building near the intersection of Crawford Street and Ohio Street. Hammel and Swanson were working out of a red Ford F-350 pickup truck with a red trailer hooked up to it. The company's logo, phone number, and town name were on both sides of the truck. Around no... More...   $0 (01-31-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RAYMON HUNTER

In January 2014, the Reno County District Court issued a temporary protection from abuse order against Hunter, prohibiting him from contacting his ex-girlfriend or coming onto her property. A Reno County Sheriff's sergeant met and served someone who looked like Hunter with the order, after calling Hunter's phone number. The sergeant did not ask for identification but simply matched the person to a... More...   $0 (01-31-2017 - KS)

STATE OF MISSOURI vs. WILLIAM BOWEN

Appellant was indicted for first-degree burglary and felony stealing over $500. The
evidence at trial, viewed in the light most favorable to the verdict,1 demonstrated that a wicker
basket, television, VCR, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, iPhone, Kindle, and multiple video games
and DVDs were stolen from Victim’s home in the early morning hours of January 2, 2015. That
same morn... More...
   $0 (01-24-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIE WILLIAMS JR

On November 19, 2014, Williams pled guilty to four counts of misdemeanor battery against a law enforcement officer and four counts of misdemeanor criminal damage to property in case 14 CR 3059. The transcript of the hearing held that day reflected that the district court noted the existence of an agreement for a 12-month controlling sentence for the eight counts and then very briefly covered Willi... More...   $0 (01-22-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. TROY LAMONT LOVE, II

The facts are tragic and disturbing. Love frequently cared for Robin Harrington's three children, including 18-month-old Bre'Elle. On April 1, 2012, Harrington noticed Bre'Elle's bloodshot eyes and bruising inside the left ear. Later that week, Bre'Elle could not turn her neck and had begun losing hair. On April 7, Harrington took the child to the emergency room where a physician, Venkata Katasani... More...   $0 (01-22-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ANTONIO M. BROWN, SR.,

We hold Brown reinitiated his interview with police after his unsuccessful attempt to contact a lawyer and in doing so knowingly and intelligently waived his previouslyinvoked right to counsel. Brown's subsequent inculpatory statements were freely and voluntarily given.

We hold further that the district court properly refused to give lesser included offense instructions for the felony-m... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILMO VILLARBO HAAKE

The State charged Haake with two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy with a child under 14 years old, each off-grid person felonies in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5504(b)(1), and three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 years old, each off-grid person felonies in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 215506(b)(3)(A). The alleged crimes both involved the same female victi... More...   $0 (01-13-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MARKIS D. MITCHELL-BOYLES

On January 6, 2015, shortly after midnight, Sheena Mitchell, Markis' wife, called 911 alleging that Markis had threatened her with a gun in their shared two-story apartment. Later, Sheena would testify that Markis was angry with her because he believed that she had been flirting with another man. Following the 911 call, police arrived at the apartment and attempted to arrest Markis, but Markis had... More...   $0 (01-13-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CHAVEZ WILLIAMS

In June 2014, Williams broke into a convenience store in Pretty Prairie and stole several cartons of cigarettes. The next day, the owner of the store found a broken window but couldn't identify any missing merchandise. The crime came to light a couple of weeks later when two men brought packs of cigarettes to the store and explained to the owner that Williams had asked them to hold on to the cigar... More...   $0 (01-13-2017 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MARK BENEWIAT

Benewiat was arrested and charged with one count of auto burglary, a severity level 9 nonperson felony, in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5807(a)(3), and one count of felony theft, a severity level 9 nonperson felony, in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 215801(a)(1).

Benewiat had a jury trial. At trial, the State's theory was that Benewiat committed auto burglary and felony theft by ai... More...
   $0 (01-07-2017 - KS)

 
 
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