Recent Verdicts and Judgements

STATE OF OHIO v. JESS FLEMING

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Jess Fleming charged with possession of heroin, in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the third degree, and possession of a fentanyl-related compound, in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the fifth degree. At the suppression hearing, Dayton Police Officer Michael Floyd was the only witness. Floyd testified that on October ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. DEONTE DWAYNE SNOWDEN

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Deonte Dwayne Snowden with appealing from his resentencing following a remand from our court in State v. Snowden, 2019-Ohio-3006, 140 N.E.3d 1112 (2d Dist.). On April 7, 2020, Snowden’s appellate counsel filed a brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967), indicating that he found no potent ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. MYCHAEL JULIAN JENKINS

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Mychael Julian Jenkins charged with having weapons while under disability. Between October 2016 and early November 2018, Haley Daniels and Tejay Byrd were in a relationship and lived together. On November 12, 2018, Daniels resided alone in a one-bedroom apartment; Byrd had recently moved out. Daniels testified that she and Byrd had broke ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ANGELO M. CRAVER

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Angelo M. Craver with appealing from his conviction for one count of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer. The incident which led to Craver’s conviction occurred on May 13, 2019, between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., when Dayton Police Detective Sam Humphrey was conducting surveillance in an unmarked cruiser near We ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CORY M. ROWE

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Cory M. Rowe with appeals from a judgment of the Darke County Court of Common Pleas, which denied a “Motion to Correct Illegal Sentence” that he filed in the trial court on July 11, 2019. } We outlined the underlying proceedings in Rowe’s direct appeal, in which we affirmed the trial court’s judgment: On November 25, 2013, pursuant to a ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. D’AVAUGHNTAE DA’QUAN TANNER

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant D’Avaughntae Da’Quan Tanner with appealing from a judgment of the Clark County Court of Common Pleas, which convicted him on his guilty plea of one count of obstructing official business, in violation of R.C. 2921.31, a felony of the fifth degree. {¶ 1} D’Avaughntae Da’Quan Tanner appeals from a judgment of the Clark County Court of ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ANTOYNE LOVELL BRANDON

Dayton, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Jeffrey M. Welbaum with , appeals from a judgment of the Clark County Court of Common Pleas denying his “Motion to Vacate Void Sentence.” On December 16, 2019, Brandon’s appellate counsel filed a brief under the authority of Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967), asserting the absence of any non-frivolo ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. GREG GRABER

Cincinnati, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Greg Graber with appealing his convictions for two counts of aggravated robbery, one of which was accompanied by a firearm specification, and one count of having a weapon while under a disability.. On Memorial Day weekend 2017, John Robinson and his girlfriend, Minju Kim, visited Cincinnati from Bloomington, Indiana, for dinner and ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. CLEVELAND SAUNDERS,

Cincinnati, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Cleveland Saunders with appealing his convictions for murder and carrying concealed weapons. {¶3} In Batson, the United States Supreme Court set forth a procedure for evaluating claims of racial discrimination in the use of peremptory strikes at criminal trials. Generally, “once a prima facie case of discrimination has been shown ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. DARYLE HAYES

Cincinnati, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Daryle Hayes with arguing that his conviction was against the manifest weight of the evidence, that he was deprived of due process due to prosecutorial misconduct during closing arguments, and that the court’s restitution order was contrary to law. {¶2} At trial, Melissa Kelley testified that she had known Hayes for 30 years and ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - OH)

United States of America v. Louis Kealoha and Katherine Kealoha

Honolulu, Hawaii obstruction of justice criminal defense lawyers represented defendants, Louis Kealoha and Katherine Kealoha. Former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, former Honolulu prosecutor Katherine Kealoha, were sentenced in federal court this week to 84 months and 156 months in prison, respectively, for a range of criminal conduct, including framing their relative with a cr ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - HI)

United States of America v. Copey Ferlin Henderson

Albuquerque, New Mexico child sexual abuse criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Copey Ferlin Hernandez. According to the plea agreement, Henderson admitted that on May 16, 2019, he engaged in sexual activity with a child, who at the time of the offense was older than 12 but younger than 16. Henderson, who was 25 at the time, committed the offense in Cibola County on the Navajo Nation. ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - NM)

United States of America v. Axel Noel Rodriguez Rivera

Corpus Christi, Texas conspiracy to commit mail fraud criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Axel Noel Rodriguez Rivera. Axel Noel Rodriguez Rivera was charged with using multiple mail center mailboxes to receive cocaine through the mail. “Illegal drugs have no business being a part of the mail stream,” said Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.“Post ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - TX)

United States of America v. Malik Martin, a/k/a "Leek"

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania drug trafficking conspiracy criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Malik Martin a/k/a “Leek.” Martin was convicted after a four week trial in October 2018 of conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilograms of more of marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Martin and his co-conspirators were part of a long-running drug-trafficking organization which distri ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - PA)

United States of America v. Brian A. Salvado

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania producing child pornography criminal defense lawyer represented Brian A. Salvado, age 46, who was charged with using a dating site and his cellular telephone to communicate online and via text message with 11 minor victims for the purpose of producing child pornography. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Ja ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - PA)

United States of America v. Justin Ash

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania conspiracy to smuggle misbranded drugs into US criminal defense lawyer represented Justin Ash, age 37, who was charged with conspiracy to smuggle misbranded drugs into the United States and introduce them into interstate commerce. During his plea hearing on January 16, 2020, Ash admitted that between January 2016 and May 8, 2018, he engaged in a conspiracy to obtain unap ... More $0 (12-03-2020 - PA)

Tracy Dillard v. Cristina Hendricks and Integris Baptist Medical Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma car wreck lawyer represented plaintiff who sue defendant on an auto negligence personal injury claiming to have suffered more than $10,000 in injuries and/or damages caused by the defendant as a direct result of an accident that occurred in Oklahoma County. ... More $15,538 (12-02-2020 - OK)

STATE OF OHIO vs. SHAWNDRE HOUSTON

Cincinnati, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Shawndre Houston after being convicted of aggravated murder under former R.C. 2903.01(A), with anaccompanying firearm specification. {¶2} The record shows that Heywood Thompson owned the Indulge VSP Lounge (“the lounge”) in Springdale, Ohio. Various promoters rented the facility to host events, and the lounge would provide food, drink ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. TERRY STILES

Little Rock, AR - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Terry Stiles with filing a motion to dismiss the indictment on the basis that at the 2005 plea hearing, the state failed to reserve the right to pursue future charges should Carl die as a result of his injuries. {¶1} In 2005, defendant-appellee Terry Stiles struck Carl Leggett, then a five-month-old baby, in the head and shook him ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. JOSE HERNANDEZ

Cincinnati, OH - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Jose Hernandez with filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea and/or vacate his conviction on the basis that the trial court fail to advise him of the possible immigration-related consequences of his plea. . {¶1} In January 1998, defendant-appellant Jose Hernandez pled guilty to repeatedly raping his stepdaughter and entered ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. TRULANCE COMBS

Cincinnati, Ohio - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Trulance Combs with appealing from the judgment of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas revoking his community control and imposing a prison sentence of eight years, with 129 days of confinement credit. {¶3} In 2018, Combs was convicted of burglary, a second-degree felony, after entering a guilty plea. The trial court ordere ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. GERRY PITTS

Cincinnati, Ohio - Assault and battery criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Gerry Pitts with appealing his conviction, arguing in two assignments of error that (1) the trial court erred in applying the wrong version of Ohio’s self-defense law, and (2) his conviction was against the manifest weight of the evidence. William Turner testified that on September 6, 2018, he was driving down ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - TN)

Ashley Joell Lindsley v. Philip J. Lindsley

Franklin, TN - Divorce lawyer represented Philip Lindsley with raising several issues for our review on appeal. Ashley Lindsley (“Mother”) and Philip Lindsley (“Father”) were married in Davidson County, Tennessee in September 2012. They have three minor children. The parties’ oldest child was approximately three years old at the time of their marriage. When the parties originally met, Mother ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Juvonta Carpenter

Memphis, TN - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Juvonta Carpenter, charged with two counts of first- degree murder, two counts of first-degree felony murder, and one count of aggravated robberys. During the early morning hours of January 9, 2016, Gerald Shields was at a dice game at the Tulane Apartments, where he lived with his girlfriend. The defendant, who Mr. Shields knew as “Vi ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - TN)

United States of America v. Adel Kellel

New York, New York taxation criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Adel Kellel, age 63, of New Hyde Park, New York, the owner of Raffles Bistro, formerly a restaurant located in New York City, was charged with tax evasion. “All taxpayers have an obligation to honestly report their income and pay their share of taxes,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman o ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NY)

United States of America v. Pacific Carriers Limited

New Bern, North Carolina environmental law criminal defense lawyer represented Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), a Singapore-based company that owns subsidiaries engaged in international shipping was charged with to violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, obstruction of justice, and for a failure to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition on the Motor Vessel (M/V) Pac An ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NC)

United States of America v. Richard L. Williams

Newark, New Jersey extortion scheme criminal defendant lawyer represented defendant, Richard L. Williams, age 73, of Miami, Florida, who was charged with conspiracy to transmit an interstate communication with the intent to extort. Beginning in May 2020, Williams and his client (Client-1) conspired to extort $7.5 million from a commercial bank headquartered in California (Bank-1). Williams threat ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NJ)

United States of America v. Memet Beqiri, a/b/a Matt Beqiri

New Haven, Connecticut making false statements or documents criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Memet Beqiri, a/b/a Matt Beqiri, age 33, of Tolland, who was charged with fabricating E. coli test results at his meat processing business. According to court documents and statements made in court, Beqiri is the owner and general manager of New England Meat Packing, LLC, located in Staffo ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - CT)

United States of America v. Tomas Martinez-Devedia

Buffalo, New York drug distribution criminal defense lawyer represented defendant, Tomas Martinez-Devedia, 27, of Rochester, NY, who was charged with possessing with intent to distribute and distributing MDMA (Ecstasy). Assistant U.S. Attorney Misha Couslon, who is handling the case, stated that in June 2018, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) began investigating the defendant's possession ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NY)

United States of America v. Jacob Gorman

Binghamton, New York attempted online enticement of a minor criminal defense lawyer represented defendant. Jacob Gorman, age 39, of Waverly, New York, was charged with attempted online enticement of a minor. As part of his guilty plea Gorman admitted that between August 11, 2020 and August 27, 2020, he exchanged text messages with an undercover officer he believed was the mother of a 9-year ol ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NY)

United States of America v. Ajay Sharma

Central Islip, New York conspiracy to commit wire fraud criminal defense lawyer represented Ajay Sharma, a citizen of India and the director and owner of APS Technology, a telemarketing call center located in New Delhi, pleaded guilty via videoconference to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent scheme directed at thousands of individuals in the United States. Seth D. ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NY)

United States of America v. Kintea McKenzie

New York City, New York violent racketeering activity criminal defense lawyer represented Kintea McKenzie, a/k/a “Kooda B,” was charged in connection with a shooting outside a hotel in Times Square on June 2, 2018, in furtherance of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods (“Nine Trey”) criminal enterprise. Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said: “Kintea McKenzie helped to orchestrate a brazen shooting ... More $0 (12-02-2020 - NY)

James Allen Higginbotham a/k/a James A. Higginbotham a/k/a James Higginbotham v. State of Mississippi

Little Rock, AR - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant James Allen Higginbotham charged with murder pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated section 97-3-19(1)(a) (Rev. 2006).. On March 26, 2008, a Winston County grand jury indicted Higginbotham on one count of capital murder pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated section 97-3-19(2)(d) (Rev. 2006). On May 18, 2009, Higginbotham pled gu ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - MS)

JOSEPH LANDON BLANKENSHIP v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

Hernando, MS - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Joseph Blankenship charged with one count of child exploitation pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated section 97-5-33(5) (Rev. 2014). Blankenship was convicted of child exploitation pursuant to section 97-5-33(5) in 2017. Section 47-7-3(1)(g)(i) states, “No person who, on or after July 1, 2014, is convicted of a crime of violence p ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - MS)

GLENN JACKSON vs STATE OF FLORIDA

West Palm Beach, FL - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant GLENN CALVIN JACKSON with focusing on the issue of whether the trial court fundamentally erred in failing to give a heat of passion instruction in appellant’s trial for attempted second degree murder. Although there is also an issue as to whether such an instruction was authorized on the facts, the central issue is whether it ca ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)

DAWN KIRKCONNELL, vs THE STATE OF FLORIDA

Miami, Florida - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Dawn Kirkconnell with appealing from the trial court’s denial of her motion to reduce or modify her sentence pursuant to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.800(c). . Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.800(c).Rule 3.800(c) provides that, where no direct appeal has been filed, “[a] court may reduce or modify to include any of the ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)

ERNESTO HERRADA-CORDOVA, vs THE STATE OF FLORIDA

Miami, Florida - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Ernesto Herrada-Cordova with appealing the trial court’s denial of his motion for postconviction relief under Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850. Ernesto Herrada-Cordova, the defendant below, appeals the trial court’s denial of his motion for postconviction relief under Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850. The order ente ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)

MARTIN BODDEN, vs THE STATE OF FLORIDA

Miami, Florida - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Martin Bodden with petitioning this Court for a writ of prohibition barring the trial court judge from presiding over any further proceedings in cases F19-18146, F19- 18147, and F19-16592.. This petition arises out of the trial court’s alleged improper conduct during a hearing to determine Petitioner’s competency to proceed to tria ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)

MARCEL ASHLEY vs THE STATE OF FLORIDA

Miami, FL - Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant Marcel Ashley with contending that the trial judge committed reversible error by requiring Ashley’s mother to take the witness stand for the sole purpose of having her invoke the Fifth Amendment in front of the jury and refuse to testify of methamphetamine or cocaine (more than two grams, less than ten grams), delivery of methamphetamine ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - FL)

STATE OF OKLAHOMA, Plaintiff, v. DONALD RODGER GRIFFIN, Defendant.

Tulsa, OK - Burglary of an automobile criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with: Count # 1. Count as Filed: OBRG, BURGLARY OF AUTOMOBILE, in violation of 21 O.S. 1435 Date of Offense: 10/03/2020 Party Name Disposition Information GRIFFIN, DONALD RODGER Disposed: CONVICTION, 11/23/2020. Guilty Plea Count as Disposed: BURGLARY OF AUTOMOBILE(OBRG) Violation of 21 O.S. 1435 Coun ... More $0 (12-01-2020 - OK)

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