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Date: 10-22-2016

Case Style:

State of Ilaho v. William James Agnew

Case Number: CR42-16-5257

Judge: Randy J. Stoker

Court: Fifth Judicial District Court, Twin Fallas, Idaho

Plaintiff's Attorney: Trevor Misseldine

Defendant's Attorney: George Essma

Description: Twin Falls, ID - Defendant Found Not Guilty of Assault and Battery With a Dangerous Weapon

The State of Idaho charged William James Agnew, age 55, with assault and batter with aggravated battery (knife) as a result of an incident on May 7, 2016 outside a Jefferson Street Apartment in Twin Falls. During the confrontation, Raymond Stark was stabbed by Agnew. The problem arose when Agnew went looking for his girlfriend. He claimed that he was confronted by Stark and Frank Chaffin, who were armed with a bat and a piece pipe.

Defendant claimed self defense.

Everyone involved has been drinking alcohol.

Docket:

05/09/2016 Initiating Document - Criminal

05/09/2016 Affidavit in Support of Complaint or Warrant

05/09/2016 Sheriff's Inmate Screening Report

05/09/2016 County Jail Packet

05/09/2016 Court Minutes

05/09/2016 Notice of Hearing

05/09/2016 Notification of Rights

05/09/2016 Order Appointing Public Defender

05/09/2016 No Contact Order

05/09/2016 Bond Set

05/09/2016 Court Compliance Program Review

05/09/2016 Bond Set

05/09/2016 Initial Appearance - Felony Magistrate Court

Judicial Officer
Campbell, Calvin H.

Hearing Time
1:00 PM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Defendant: Agnew, William James

05/12/2016 Response to Request for Discovery

05/12/2016 Request for Discovery

05/20/2016 Court Minutes

05/20/2016 Order Binding Defendant Over to District Court

05/20/2016 Preliminary Hearing

Judicial Officer
Campbell, Calvin H.

Hearing Time
8:15 AM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State

Prosecuting Attorney: Emory, Rosemary

Defendant

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

05/25/2016 Motion for Disqualification of Judge

06/02/2016 Information Filed

06/03/2016 Notice of Hearing

06/07/2016 Motion for Bond Reduction

06/07/2016 Notice of Hearing

06/10/2016 Request for Discovery

06/10/2016 Response to Request for Discovery

06/13/2016 DC Arraignment: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

06/13/2016 Court Minutes

06/13/2016 Advisement of Rights

06/13/2016 Arraignment

06/13/2016 Not Guilty Plea & Request for Trial

06/13/2016 Order

06/13/2016 Notice of Hearing

06/13/2016 Arraignment - District Court

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
9:30 AM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Loebs, Grant P.

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

06/14/2016 Order

06/21/2016 Transcript Filed

06/21/2016 Certificate of Service of Transcript

06/24/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

06/24/2016 Court Minutes

06/24/2016 Motion Granted

06/24/2016 Motion for Bond Reduction

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
10:00 AM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Emory, Rosemary

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

06/28/2016 State's Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

08/30/2016 Ex-Parte Motion

08/30/2016 Notice of Hearing

09/06/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

09/06/2016 Court Minutes

09/06/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

09/06/2016 Motion Granted

09/06/2016 Notice of Hearing

09/06/2016 Pre-trial Conference

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
4:00 PM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Emory, Rosemary

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

09/06/2016 Motion Hearing - Criminal

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
4:00 PM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Emory, Rosemary

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

09/09/2016 Requested Jury Instructions

09/09/2016 Notice

09/09/2016 State's Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

09/09/2016 Witness List

09/09/2016 Exhibit List/Log

09/15/2016 State's Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

09/20/2016 Jury Trial

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
8:30 AM

Cancel Reason
Vacated

10/03/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

10/03/2016 Court Minutes

10/03/2016 Pre-trial Conference

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
4:00 PM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Loebs, Grant P.

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

10/05/2016 State's Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

10/05/2016 Affidavit

10/06/2016 Motion

10/11/2016 Order

10/11/2016 Notice of Hearing

10/11/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

10/11/2016 Court Minutes

10/11/2016 Motion Hearing - Criminal

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
4:00 PM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Misseldine, Trevor S.

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

10/13/2016 Notice of Hearing

10/13/2016 Exhibit List/Log

10/13/2016 State's Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

10/13/2016 Supplemental Response to Request for Discovery

10/18/2016 Jury Trial

Judicial Officer
Stoker, Randy J.

Hearing Time
8:30 AM

Cancel Reason
Vacated

10/19/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

10/19/2016 Court Minutes

10/19/2016 Jury Trial

Judicial Officer
Bevan, G. Richard

Hearing Time
8:30 AM

Result
Hearing Held
Parties Present

State: State of Idaho

Prosecuting Attorney: Misseldine, Trevor S.

Defendant: Agnew, William James

Public Defender: Essma, George P.

10/20/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

10/20/2016 Court Minutes

10/21/2016 DC Hearing Held: Court Reporter: # of Pages:

10/21/2016 Court Minutes

10/21/2016 Judgment of Acquittal


TITLE 18
CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
CHAPTER 9
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
18-907. Aggravated battery defined. (1) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery:
(a) Causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement; or
(b) Uses a deadly weapon or instrument; or
(c) Uses any vitriol, corrosive acid, or a caustic chemical of any nature; or
(d) Uses any poison or other noxious or destructive substance or liquid; or
(e) Upon the person of a pregnant female, causes great bodily harm, permanent disability or permanent disfigurement to an embryo or fetus.
(2) For purposes of this section the terms "embryo" or "fetus" shall mean any human in utero.
(3) There shall be no prosecution under subsection (1)(e) of this section:
(a) Of any person for conduct relating to an abortion for which the consent of the pregnant female, or person authorized by law to act on her behalf, has been obtained or for which such consent is implied by law.
(b) Of any person for any medical treatment of the pregnant female or her embryo or fetus; or
(c) Of any female with respect to her embryo or fetus.
(4) Nothing in this chapter is intended to ame

Outcome: Judgment of Acquittal

Plaintiff's Experts:

Defendant's Experts:

Comments: Editor's Note: Another two men fighting over a woman case.



 
 
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