Recent Verdicts and Judgements

STATE OF OHIO v. CHRISTOPHER G. COOK

{¶2} In December 2014, Cook’s son, C.C., was staying with Cook and Cook’s mother, Patricia Cook (“Patricia”), at Patricia’s house in Union County. Cook and C.C.’s mother, Amanda Cook (“Amanda”), had divorced three years earlier, and C.C. was staying with Cook and Patricia to celebrate the Christmas holiday. When C.C. was returned to Amanda on Christmas Eve, he appeared upset. ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JESSIE SMITH

{¶2} On January 31, 2019, the Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Smith on one count of failure to provide notice of a change of address in violation of R.C. 2950.05(F)(1), a third-degree felony.1 (Doc. No. 3). On May 2, 2019, Smith appeared for arraignment and pleaded not guilty to the count of the indictment. (Doc. No. 20). {¶3} A change of plea hearing was held on July 15, ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - )

STATE OF OHIO v. NOEL E. MILLER, JR.

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶2} On November 13, 2018 at 6:22 P.M., Officer Logan Miller (“Officer Miller”) was driving on patrol. Tr. 71. He testified that he observed a vehicle turn right onto the highway and then “accelerat[e] at a rapid pace” that was “faster than [a] normal pace.” Tr. 72-73. Officer Miller’s radar detected thi ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JONATHAN MASON

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶2} On May 16, 2019, the Allen County Grand Jury indicted Mason on five counts: Count One of trafficking in cocaine in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(1), (C)(4)(d), a second-degree felony; Counts Two, Three, and Four, trafficking in cocaine in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(1), (C)(4)(f), first-degree feloni ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO, v. JEFFAWN ERIC-MONTEL SANDERS

{¶2} Sanders was born HIV positive. On July 9, 2019, Sanders was staying in a friend’s living room on the couch. Sanders’ friend had a twelve year old daughter and the daughter was sleeping on the living room floor because the living room had a fan and it was cooler than in her bedroom. In the early morning hours of July 9, 2019, Sanders, who had been asleep, awakened from a s ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. LAMAR L. CARTLIDGE

{¶2} On September 10, 2018, several law enforcement officers met L.S., a confidential informant, at a predetermined location to set up a controlled buy of illegal narcotics. Tr. 120. Detective Sergeant Donald Joseph (“Detective Joseph”) conducted a pre-operational search of L.S.’s person. Tr. 124, 141, 165, 217. L.S. was then outfitted with recording devices and given $60.00 o ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. BRENT A. WILLIAMS

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶2} On July 26, 2018, Williams was indicted for (Count 1) Murder in violation of R.C. 2903.02(A), an unclassified felony, (Count 2) Murder in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), an unclassified felony, and (Count 3) Tampering with Evidence in violation of R.C. 2921.12(A)(1), a felony of the third degree. The t ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. TAYVON BROWN

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶2} On December 16, 2017, an officer from the Lima Police Department responded to a call about a traffic accident on the north side of the city of Lima. On arrival, the officer observed Keaireus Fuqua (“Fuqua”) and a small child walking toward a disabled vehicle. When the officer approached Fuqua, he not ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. KIEL T. GREENLEE

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 3} In September 2018, Greenlee was charged with domestic violence, a firstdegree misdemeanor, in Kettering Municipal Court Case No. 2018-CRB-1708. In November 2018, he was charged with domestic violence and assault, both first-degree misdemeanors, in Kettering Municipal Court Case No. 2018-CRB-2232. {¶ ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. SEAN CHAPPELL

{¶ 1} The State of Ohio appeals from the trial court’s order granting Sean Chappell’s motion to suppress. Chappell had been indicted on one count of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. The trial court concluded that the State had failed to establish that the firearm found inside Chappell’s vehicle was in plain view exception to the search warrant requirement. We ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JACQUE L. JOHNSON

{¶ 2} On August 10, 2010, following his guilty plea, Johnson was convicted on one count of aggravated robbery (deadly weapon), in violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(1), a felony of the first degree, with a three-year firearm specification. The trial court sentenced Johnson to three years for aggravated robbery and three years on the firearm specification, to be served consecutively ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. RAYMONE E. HILL

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 4} On February 6, 2019, Dayton Police Officer James Luckoski was on patrol at about 9:15 p.m. when he noticed a white 2010 Dodge Challenger traveling through the intersection of Free Pike and North Gettysburg in Dayton, Ohio. Luckoski and his partner noticed that the vehicle’s rear license plate had a ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. HENRY L. BROWN

{¶ 2} On February 27, 2019, Brown entered First Financial Bank on 2891 W. Alex Bell Road with a gun and demanded money. Bank employees gave him a bag containing $2,100 and a GPS tracking device. When police tracked down Brown, he fled and led them on a high-speed chase, during which Brown crossed double yellow lines and ran red lights. Finally, the pursuing officer performed a ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. SHAWN H. GRANT

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 2} Grant resides in Arcanum with his son, Shane Grant. Grant’s other son, Levon, resided next door with his girlfriend.1 Levon was in Grant’s home on April 16, 2019 when he, Grant, and Shane engaged in a physical altercation that left Levon with numerous injuries. Following an investigation, Grant was ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

United States of America v. Tyrone Taray Shaw

Tulsa, OK - The United States of America charged Tyrone Taray Shaw with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OK)

STATE OF OHIO v. TRAVONTE HARRIS

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 2} On March 10, 2017, Harris pled no contest to one count of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2) and one count of having weapons while under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13(A)(2). The trial court accepted Harris’s no contest pleas and found him guilty of both charges. After find ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

Shanice J. Parker v. Eric M. Miller and Dakotaland Transportation, Inc.

Columbus, OH - Shanice J. Parker sued Eric M. Miller and Dakotaland Transportation, Inc. on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a car truck wreck cause by Miller. This case was filed in the Licking County Court of Common Pleas, 2016 cv 01067, and was removed to federal court by the defendants. ... More $1 (07-06-2020 - OH)

Lisa Cobb v. Jeffrey S. Pauley and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Covington, KY - Lisa Cobb sued Jeffrey S. Pauley and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a truck wreck caused by Pauley. ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - KY)

Kenneth R. Dill v. Carlos Rodolfo San Roman and KNM Transport, Inc.

Paducah, KY - Kenneth R. Dill sued Carlos Rodolfo San Roman and KNM Transport, Inc. on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a truck wreck caused by San Roman. This case was filed in the Lyon Circuit Court, 19-CI-00009, and was removed to federal court by the defendants. ... More $1 (07-06-2020 - KY)

Darryl Anthony Norfleet v. Jessie Lynn Woody and Axis Transport and Logistrics, Inc., d/b/a Axis Transport

Memphis, TN - The Darryl Anthony Norfleet sued Jessie Lynn Woody and Axis Transport and Logistrics, Inc., d/b/a Axis Transport on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a car truck wreck caused by Woody. ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - TN)

Penny Foreman v. John Doe and Logistics Express, LLC

Nashville, TN - Penny Foreman sued Truckdriver John Doe and Logistics Express, LLC on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a car truck wreck caused by the Logistrics' driver. This case was filed in the Dickson County Circuit Court, 22CC-2020-CV-3, and was removed to federal court by Logistics. ... More $1 (07-06-2020 - TN)

Michael Smith and Crystal Smith v. Jerome Brown and Quest Global, Inc.

Winchester, TN - Michael Smith and Crystal Smith sued Jerome Brown and Quest Global, Inc. on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged in a car truck wreck caused by Brown. This case was filed in the Coffee County Circuit, 2019-CV-45882, and was removed to federal court by the defendants. ... More $1 (07-06-2020 - TN)

United States of America v. Luca Sartini

Knoxville, TN - The United States of America charged Luca Sartini, ate 60, with conspiracy to distribute and dispense drugs and other felonies. The United States successfully completed the extradition process of Luca Sartini, 60, from Italy, with the United States Marshals Service effectuating the transportation of Sartini from Rome to Knoxville. Sartini is a co-defen dant of Sylvia Hofstetter. H ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - TN)

United States of America v. Jotez Anderson

Nashville, TN - The United States of America charge Jotez Anderson, age 27, with being a felon in possession of a firearm. The criminal complaint alleged that on June 3, 2020, two officers with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department responded to a call on 18th Avenue, North, regarding a person with a gun. When the officers arrived, they saw Anderson and another individual outside the home ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - TN)

United States of America v. Jaime Walsh

Memphis, TN - The United States of America charged Jaime Walsh, age 53, with wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud, and fraudulent claims against the government. According to the indictment, between June of 2013 and March of 2019, Walsh carried out a scheme to defraud various organizations including charities, nonprofit entities, and the Peace Corps. Walsh’s scheme was to make an online donation ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - TN)

United States of America v. Dylan G. Roland

Covington, KY - The United States of America charged Rylan G. Roland, age 29, with distributing methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. According to his plea agreement, Roland admitted to distributing methamphetamine in April 2019, in Boone County. Roland further admitted that officers conducted a vehicle stop of two men who had just left his residen ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - KY)

United States of America, ex rel. Cindy Flick v. Agendia, Inc.

Louisville, KY - The United States of America, ex rel. Cindy Flick sued Agendia, Inc. claiming that it committed Medicare fraud on a False Claims Act violation theory. Agendia, Inc., a molecular diagnostics testing company based in Irvine, California, agreed to pay $8.25 million to settle claims that it engaged in a nationwide scheme to bill Medicare for Agendia’s flagship genetic test, MammaP ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - kY)

United States of America v. Daniel Lee Rippy

Columbus, OH - The United States of America charged Daniel Lee Rippy, age 29, with threatening a shooting at The Ohio State University and vowing to hurt football players on Facebook. According to court documents, Rippy sent a message over Facebook stating that the school was going to get shot up and “I’m seriously going to hurt the students and all the players from the football team.” He sent ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

United States of America v. Robert D. McWilliams

Cleveland, OH - The United States of America charged Robert D. McWilliams, age 40, with sex trafficking of a Minor, three counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children, one count of Transportation of Child Pornography, one count of Receipt and Distribution of Visual Depictions of Real Minors Engaged In Sexually Explicit Conduct and one count of Possession of Child Pornography. “The ... indictment ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OH)

United States of America v. Jessica Marie Rubio

Grand Rapids, MI - The United States of America charged Jessica Marie Rubio with wire fraud conspiracy to defraud those without legal status. Defendant, age 32, of Grand Rapids, Michigan pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy in a scheme to defraud those without legal status in the United States, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1349 and 1343. Rubio faces a maximum of 20 years’ impri ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - MI)

United States of America v. Cajan Welding & Rentals, Ltd.

New Orleans, LA - The United States of America charged Cajan Welding & Rentals, Ltd. conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating the Procurement Integrity Act, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371. According to the bill of information, CAJAN WELDING & RENTALS, LTD. conspired with unnamed co-conspirators to defraud the United States by corrupting and impairing the government procurement pr ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. John Butler

Baton Rouge, LA - The United States of America charged John Butler with felony possession of a firearm and drug distribution. Defendant, age 31, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison following his convictions for possession with the intent to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The Court further sentenced ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Randall Keith Byrd

Monroe, LA - The United States of America charged Randall Keith Byrd with wire fraud for bilking e-Bay customers out of nearly $2 million. Randall Keith Byrd, 66, was sentenced to serve four years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. Judge Doughty ordered Byrd to pay $1,371,080.66 in restitution. Byrd pled guilty on March 16, 2020, to one count of wire fraud. Ac ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - LA)

State of Oklahoma v. Kerrie Dawn Witt

El Reno, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Kerrie Dawn Witt with: Count # 1. Count as Filed: IDT, IDENTITY THEFT - UNLAWFULLY OBTAINING PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, in violation of 21 O.S. 1533.1(A) Date of Offense: 07/08/2019 Party Name Disposition Information WITT, KERRIE DAWN Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/30/2020. Guilty Plea Count as Disposed: IDENTITY THEFT - UNLAWFULLY OBTAINING PERSO ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - OK)

Rexina Mize v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC

This case is about preemption and causation: whether the Medical Device Amendments (MDA) to the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) preempt the state-law products liability claims at issue here, and whether Rexina Mize and her husband, Minh Nguyen, sufficiently pled causation to survive Mentor Worldwide LLC’s demurrer to those claims. We conclude that the tort claims in this case survive p ... More $0 (07-06-2020 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO v. DUSTIN S. COCHRAN

{¶ 2} The events which formed the basis for the convictions occurred over a span of days from August 25 through August 29, 2018, when Cochran repeatedly physically abused his girlfriend, M.S., after discovering that she had cheated on him with another resident of the trailer park in which they lived in Fairborn, Ohio. {¶ 3} On August 29, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., M. ... More $0 (07-05-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. LAWRENCE G. CARNELL

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 1} Lawrence G. Carnell appeals from his conviction on one count of aggravated drug possession, a fifth-degree felony. Carnell was charged with aggravated drug possession in December 2018, and he pled guilty to the charge in May 2019. The matter proceeded to a dispositional hearing in September 2019. Car ... More $0 (07-05-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CHRISTOPHER G. HAIR

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today {¶ 1} Defendant-appellant Christopher G. Hair, pro se, appeals an order of the Fairborn Municipal Court denying his motion to seal the record of a dismissal of a charge against him and his motion to terminate his administrative license suspension. Hair filed a timely notice of appeal on November 26, 2019. ... More $0 (07-05-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. MARC ANDREW SHIELDS, JR.

MoreLawTV Internet Video Marketing for Legal Professionals Call 918-582-7744 Today 1 The Reagan Tokes Law, effective March 22, 2019, made substantive amendments to Ohio’s felony sentencing statutes with respect to first- and second-degree felonies committed on or after the amendments’ effective date. Under the amendments, Shields was subject to an indefinite sentence, the minimum term ... More $0 (07-05-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. DIAMOND L. McNEIL

{¶ 1} Diamond L. McNeil pled guilty in the Clark County Court of Common Pleas to an amended charge of attempted felonious assault, a third-degree felony. The trial court imposed a maximum sentence of 36 months in prison and ordered her to pay $1,800 in restitution and court costs. McNeil appeals from her conviction, claiming that the trial court improperly considered certain e ... More $0 (07-05-2020 - OH)

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