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Ohio Assault Law

United States of America v. Frederick A. McShan and David McShan

Columbus, OH - Jury Convicts 2 Steubenville Brothers of Running Heroin Ring

A United States District Court jury convicted Frederick A. McShan, 37, and David McShan, 42, both of Steubenville, Ohio, of running a Steubenville-area heroin-trafficking organization.

Specifically, Frederick McShan was convicted of one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than on... More...
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State of Ohio v. Douglas Shine, Jr.

Cleveland, OH - Defendant Convicted On Multiple Murder Charges

The States of Ohio charged Douglas Shine, Jr., age 21, with multiple counts of aggravated murder, murder, and assault and felonious assault for walking into the Chalk Linez barbershop and killing Walter Lee Barfield, age 23, William Gonzalez, age 31, and Brandon White and wounding two men and a woman. Barfield was shot 19 ti... More...
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United States of America v. Laval Jackson and Tyrone Thomas

Two felons from Warren indicted for stealing 30 firearms from gun store

Two felons from Warren were indicted for stealing 30 firearms, as well as related charges, said Carole S. Rendon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Laval Jackson, 43, and Tyrone Thomas, 42, were indicted on charges of stealing firearms, being in possession of stolen firearms and being... More...
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In March 2014, Exon was indicted for robbery, in violation of R.C.
2911.02(A)(2). The charges stemmed from the robbery of a Speedway gas station in
Springfield on February 16, 2014. Exon was arrested in May 2014. At the time of his
arrest, there were warrants for his arrest in several other cases.
{¶ 4} A jury trial in this matter was scheduled for September 10, 2014. The d... More...
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State of Ohio v. Craig Myers

Craig Myers was an inmate at the Wood County Justice Center, awaiting
trial for the July 16, 2011 abduction and felonious assault of his former girlfriend. In
December of 2012, attorney William Hayes was appointed by the trial court to represent
Myers. He estimates that he was the fourth attorney appointed to Myers’ case.
{¶ 3} On February 21, 2013, after receiving numerous ... More...
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United States of America v. Dion Heath

The Cincinnati Police Department arrested Heath on August 10, 2005, for possession of
32.69 grams of crack cocaine and a Kel-Tec P-11 9mm pistol. On August 16, 2006, a grand jury
indicted Heath on charges of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a
firearm by a felon, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offense. The
g... More...
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Karens, et al. v. Porter Paint Company

We must first address appellee's contention that the appellants' claims are barred by R.C. 4123.74. R.C. 4123.74 provided, in pertinent part, "Employers who comply with section 4123.35 of the Revised Code shall not be liable to respond in damages at common law or by statute for any injury, or occupational disease, or bodily condition, received or contracted by any employee in the course of or ari... More...   $0 (08-21-1991 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Craig

In Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-14-588007, Craig was charged with two counts of
felonious assault, each of which contained a notice of prior conviction and a repeat violent
offender specification. He was also indicted under Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-15-593290 for
having a weapon while under disability, carrying a concealed weapon, and improperly handling a
firearm in a motor vehicle. The ... More...
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State of Ohio v. Ramon R. Smith, Jr.

Newark, OH - Man Convicted On Two Counts of Aggravated Robbery and One Count Each of Felonious Assault and Disorderly Conduct

The State of Ohio charged Ramon R. Smith, Jr. of two counts of aggravated robbery and one count each of felonious assault and disorderly conduct.

The State claimed that Smith attended a party on the 7500 block of Martinsburg Road on May 9-10. During the ... More...
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State Of Ohio v. Bennie Adams

{¶ 1} This is an appeal as of right from a judgment affirming an
aggravated-murder conviction and death sentence. A Mahoning County jury
convicted appellant, Bennie Adams, of aggravated murder in connection with the
rape and murder of Gina Tenney and unanimously recommended a sentence of
death. The trial court accepted the recommendation and sentenced Adams
accordingly. The Sev... More...
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State Of Ohio v. Dean

Jason Dean was found guilty of all charged offenses and was sentenced to death for the aggravated murder of Titus Arnold and the attempted murder of six other people. On direct appeal, we reversed Dean's convictions, vacated the death sentence, and remanded the case for a new trial. See State v. Dean, 127 Ohio St.3d 140, 2010-Ohio-5070, 937 N.E.2d 97. In this direct appeal of Dean's convictions u... More...   $0 (11-29-2015 - OH)

State Of Ohio v. Adams

In the autumn of 1985, Gina Tenney was a sophomore at Youngstown State University. She lived alone in a second-floor apartment in a converted house on Ohio Avenue in Youngstown. {¶ 5} Adams lived in the same house in a downstairs apartment with his girlfriend, Adena Fedelia. The duplex had an interior common staircase. {¶ 6} Around 1:00 a.m. on December 25, 1985, Tenney was getting ready for bed... More...   $0 (10-04-2015 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Jacob F. Bluhm

Columbus, OH - The State of Ohio charged Jacob F. Bluhm with ten counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated for the death and injuries resulting from a high speed accident involving a Chevrolet Silverado on November 28, 2013 when the vehicle, which was being driven by Bluhm, ran off the road at an estimated 95 mph. Bluhm and all of the other... More...   $0 (09-04-2015 - OH)

Louis Dana Gradisher v. City of Akron

One afternoon, plaintiff Louis Dana Gradisher consumed multiple
alcoholic drinks, then made several erratic phone calls to 911 complaining about someone with a
gun. When officers from the City of Akron Police Department arrived at his residence and
Gradisher locked his door and retreated upon seeing them, they feared that someone inside might
No. 14-3973 Gradisher v. City of ... More...
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United States of America v. Ronald S. Rivera

Defendant-Appellant Ronald Rivera pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and to possessing an unregistered and unlawfully modified firearm. The district court sentenced Rivera as an armed career criminal under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e); U.S.S.G. § 4B1.4, to a total of 200 months of imprisonment to run consecutively to a two-year state sentence. Ri... More...   $0 (07-20-2015 - OH)

State of Maryland v. Lawrence Stinnett

Lancaster, MD - The State of Maryland charged Lawrence Stinnett, age 40, with 10 sexual assault felonies including forcing one victim to perfrom oral sodomy at their place of employment. The prosecution produced no physical evidence evidence.

The defense claimed that Defendant's contacts with the complaining witnesses was consensual.

Court docket entries:

... More...
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United States of America v. Malcolm L. Hoyle

A Cleveland man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison today for illegally having a firearm, said Steven M. Dettelbach, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams and ATF Special Agent in Charge Donald Soranno.

Malcolm L. Hoyle, 28, pleaded guilty last year to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
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Darryl Gumm v. Betty Mitchell, Warden

Petitioner Darryl Gumm is mentally retarded and has an IQ of
approximately 70. He was convicted by an Ohio jury for the kidnapping, attempted rape, and
murder of ten-year-old Aaron Raines. For these crimes, Petitioner was sentenced to death. His
convictions and sentences were affirmed on direct appeal, and his state post-conviction petition
was found to lack merit by the Ohio state... More...
   $0 (12-22-2014 - OH)

Michael Bies v. Ed Sheldon

Petitioner Michael Bies (“Bies”) and respondent Warden (referred
to in this opinion as “the State”) cross-appeal the district court’s order granting conditionally in
part and denying in part Bies’ petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
No. 12-3431 Bies v. Sheldon Page 2
For the reasons that follow, we AFFIRM the district court’s grant of a... More...
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Sheya MAndebvu v. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

For more than two decades, Robert Mugabe has exercised power as the repressive head of state of Zimbabwe. Although he has permitted official national elections in recent years, Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (“ZANU-PF”) party has maintained control of the political process through violence and corruption, specifically targeting members of the opposition for killings... More...   $0 (06-18-2014 - OH)

Duniek A. Christian v. Randell L. Wellington, Warden

No person shall “be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb.” U.S. Const. Am. V. The question in this case is whether the Ohio crimes of felonious assault and complicity to felonious assault are indeed the same offense. Duniek A. Christian brings this petition for a writ of habeas corpus from pretrial custody claiming a violation of the Double


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State of Ohio v. Andrey Bridges

The State of Ohio charged Andrey Bridges with first-degree murder in conjunction with the stabbing death of Cemia "Ce-Ce" Dove, age 20, a transgender woman. Dove's body was found in a pond near Defendant's apartment some months after being driven to the apartment a cab.

Defendant was charged with aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, kidnapping, tampering with evidence and offenses ... More...
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State of Ohio v. Ricardo Woods

The State of Ohio charged Ricardo Woods, age 35, with murder with specification in violation of 2903-02A and B, felonious assault with specification in violation of 2903-11A1 of the Ohio statutes; having weapons while under disability in violation of 2923-13A2 of the Ohio statutes and having weapons while under disability in violation of 2923-13A3 of the Ohio statutes in conjunction with the shooi... More...   $0 (05-18-2013 - OH)

Dion Berryman v. SuperValu Holdings, Inc.

Eleven current and former employees of SuperValu Holdings, Inc. (“SuperValu”) who are African–American brought suit alleging, among other things, that they were exposed to a racially hostile work environment in SuperValu’s warehouses. SuperValu moved for summary judgment as to each employee. In response, the employees submitted a detailed list of the incidents which formed the basis of the... More...   $0 (02-28-2012 - OH)

Dion Berryman v. SuperValu Holdings, Inc.

Eleven current and former employees of SuperValu Holdings, Inc. (“SuperValu”) who are African–American brought suit alleging, among other things, that they were exposed to a racially hostile work environment in SuperValu’s warehouses. SuperValu moved for summary judgment as to each employee. In response, the employees submitted a detailed list of the incidents which formed the basis of th... More...   $0 (02-24-2012 - OH)

Mark Anthony Hill v. Karin Sturnbo

{¶1} Mark Anthony Hill is appealing from the dismissal of a lawsuit he filed against persons affiliated with Brew-Stirs Clintonville Tavern. He assigns a single error for our consideration:

Appellant was denied the freedom to access the courts to redress injuries, pursuant to Article 1, Section 16 of the Ohio Constitution and the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, by... More...
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Darryl Thompson v. Michael Grida

In this civil-rights action, Darryl Thompson alleges he was arrested without probable cause and the arresting officers used excessive force. Police officers Roose, Shuburt, Olszewski, and Kelly appeal the district court’s denial of their motion for summary judgment on qualified immunity grounds. Because the officers rely entirely on disputed facts in their appeal, we DISMISS the appeal for lack ... More...   $0 (09-08-2011 - OH)

Allstate Insurance Company v. Dailyn Campbell

{¶ 1} In this appeal arising from a declaratory judgment action to determine whether insurance coverage exists in a lawsuit involving injuries stemming from a misguided teenage prank, we are asked to apply the doctrine of inferred intent with respect to intentional-act exclusions. Because we decline to allow the intent to harm to be inferred as a matter of law in cases in which the harm suffered ... More...   $0 (12-29-2010 - OH)

Joseph Kijowski v. City of Niles and Craig Aurilio

Joseph Kijowski was arrested during a donnybrook at a wedding reception. According to Kijowski, police officers dragged him from a truck, threw him to the ground, shocked him twice with a Taser, and kicked him repeatedly. Kijowski subsequently brought suit in state court, claiming he was entitled to damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 because the officers violated his Fourth Amendment right to be free... More...   $0 (04-08-2010 - OH)

Dorothy Chappell v. City of Cleveland

This action arises from the tragic shooting by police officers of a fifteen-year old boy, Brandon McCloud, in his own bedroom. While conducting a protective sweep of a home in the early-morning darkness prior to executing a search warrant, the officers encountered a male suspect hiding in a bedroom closet. When they ordered him to come out and show his hands, the suspect came toward the officers w... More...   $0 (11-04-2009 - OH)

William Harris, Jr. v. City of Circleville

Plaintiff William R. Harris, Jr. (“Harris”) filed state law claims and claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that he was subjected to excessive force and inadequate medical care, and discriminated against on account of his race, in violation of his constitutional rights, while being booked at the Circleville City Jail on April 3, 2004. The issue before this Court is whether the district cour... More...   $0 (10-02-2009 - OH)

Safeco Insurance Company of America v. White,

{¶ 1} Safeco Insurance Company of America (“Safeco”) appeals from a decision declaring that Safeco is obliged to defend and indemnify its insureds, Lance and Diane White (“Whites”), in connection with a negligence action filed against them after their 17-year-old son, Benjamin, attacked another child.

{¶ 2} The First District Court of Appeals certified this case pursuant to Sectio... More...
   $0 (08-09-2009 - OH)

Harold Goings v. Christopher Hutchinson

Harold Goings sued Christopher Hutchinson on a civil assault and battery theory claiming that defendant, age 25, hit him and fractured his skull in February 2003.

Hutchinson, a former Ohio University student-athlete, claimed that he was defending himself and his friend Brad Young from Goings who claimed more than 50,000 in medical expenses for his injuries from the assault, including a fra... More...   $65358 (02-06-2007 - OH)

Edward Lentz, Jr. v. City of Cleveland, Ohio

Edward Lentz, Jr. sued the City of Cleveland, Ohio on a civil rights theory, 42 U.S.C. 2000e for discrminating against him and retaliating against him because of his race and for protesting about the way that he was treated after he shot a 12-year-old African boy who, he claimed, tried to run him down while he was guarding the mayor. He claimed he was kept off the street, lost overtime, g... More...   $800000 (01-27-2007 - OH)

Andrea Barnes, individually and on behalf of the Estate of Natalie Barnes v. MedLink of Ohio

The family of Natalie Barnes sued Medlink of Ohio on a medical malpractice theory claiming that the death of Ms. Barnes during a dialysis treatment was caused by the negligence of the defendant's employee. Barnes claimed that MedLink employee, Endia Hill, was hired in spite of a criminal record for felonious assault, to care for Natalie. Ohio law prohibits felons with assault convictions from... More...   $6100000 (05-05-2005 - OH)

Lynette Chapman v. The Higbee Company, d/b/a Dillard Department Stores, Inc.

Lynette Chapman brought suit against the Higbee Company, doing business as Dillard's Department Store, after a Dillard's security officer stopped and searched her. Chapman alleges that the stop and search were racially motivated and violated her right to the "full and equal benefit of the law" under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and her right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure under the Fourth Ame... More...   $0 (02-11-2003 - OH)

United States of America v. Miami University; Ohio State University et al.

Intervening Defendant-Appellant The Chronicle of Higher Education ("The Chronicle") contests the district court's grant of summary judgment and subsequent permanent injunction in favor of Plaintiff-Appellee the United States. Specifically, the district court concluded that university disciplinary records were "educational records" as that term is defined in the Family Education Rights and Priva... More...   $0 (06-27-2002 - OH)

Maurice A. Mason v. Betty Mitchell

Petitioner-Appellant Maurice Allen Mason ("Mason") was convicted by an Ohio jury of aggravated felony murder, rape, and having a weapon while under disability; he was also found guilty of the death-penalty specification of committing murder in the course of a rape and further specifications that involved firearms, prior felony, and prior offense of violence. Mason was sentenced to death. Mason now... More...   $0 (02-05-2003 - OH)

Charles E. Burchett and Carla Burchett v. Greg Kiefer, et al.

Plaintiffs Charles and Carla Burchett appeal from an order granting the defendants' motion for summary judgment. Plaintiffs brought this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against certain members of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department and of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, alleging violations of their Fourth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The alleged violati... More...   $0 (11-20-2002 - OH)

Andrew Neuens v. City of Columbus, et al.

On the evening of December 25, 1998, the Plaintiff-Appellee, Andrew Neuens went out with two friends, Nate Faught and Chad Spinosi. The men first went to a local bar, then to a dance club. Subsequently, the three decided to go to a Waffle House restaurant to eat. They arrived at the Waffle House at approximately 2:00 a.m. on the morning of December 26, 1998.

When Neuens and his friends... More...   $0 (09-13-2002 - OH)

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