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Melissa G. v. Raymond M.

Appellant Raymond M. (father) appeals from two
domestic violence restraining orders granted under the
Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) (Fam. Code,
§ 6200 et seq.)1 Following a single evidentiary hearing on
separate requests filed by father and respondent Melissa G.
(mother), the court granted both requests. Father contends
reversal is required because section 6305 re... More...
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Shamor Billups a/k/a Shamor L. Billups a/k/a Shamar Billups v. State of Mississippi;

On March 13, 2015, two men approached the gun counter of K and S Outdoors (K&S) in Columbus, Mississippi. One asked to look at a pistol, and the other asked to look at a long gun. The K&S clerk, Chad Fortner, handed one of the men a pistol and the other a Ruger SR-762 rifle. Both men then attempted to run from the store with the firearms. The man with the rifle successfully fled. Fortner tack... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - MS)

M. P. vs STATE OF FLORIDA MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Laureano-Cheveres was the only witness at the restitution hearing. He testified that he had to pay an insurance deductible for damage to the body of his vehicle and had to pay out of pocket to replace one tire and two rims that had been damaged. He also testified that upon return of his vehicle in October 2016, he had noticed that the following items, which had been inside of the vehicle at the ... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

DENNIS TAYLOR vs STATE OF FLORIDA

In the early evening of April 26, 2015, Taylor, apparently intoxicated, entered a convenience store in Pasco County, walked back to the cooler section, and began stuffing liquor bottles into his pockets. The clerk, Raif Bader, confronted Taylor; Taylor pulled an object from under his shirt, brandished it at Bader, and warned, "Don't you dare." Afraid, Bader returned to the front counter to retri... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

Denise Williams vs State of Florida MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Petitioner is charged with first-degree murder, a capital offense, and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, offenses which are punishable by life imprisonment. See § 782.04(1), Fla. Stat. Article I, section 14, of the Florida Constitution states: Pretrial release and detention.— 2 Unless charged with a capital offense or an offense... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - COLEMAN P. PEACE

Peace was indicted for rape and gross sexual imposition of a minor, who
was less than thirteen years old at the time. He was convicted of both offenses,
sentenced to life without parole for rape, a concurrent five years for gross sexual
imposition, and was labeled a tier III sexual offender.

{¶3} Peace raises five assignments of error:
{¶4} “[1.] The trial court co... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - JABARI D. MCKEE

The morning of April 20, 2016 commenced like many mornings for the residents surrounding Smith Road in Rootstown, Ohio. The neighbors let their dogs 2 out, got ready for work, and saw their children off to school. As two neighbors followed their morning routine, they noticed smoke emanating from the residence owned by one Bryan Burns. As one of the men approached the home, he dialed 911; b... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. JEREMY A. PAYNE

In Case No. 17-CR-000140, appellant was indicted on the following counts: count one, theft, a felony of the fifth degree, in violation of R.C. 2913.02(A)(3); count two, obstructing official business, a felony of the fifth degree, in violation of R.C. 2 2921.31; and count three, possession of cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree, in violation of R.C. 2925.11. Pleas of not guilty were entere... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Kevin D. Dixon

On June 7, 2017, a Franklin County Grand Jury indicted Dixon on kidnapping, a felony of the first degree in violation of R.C. 2905.01; abduction, a felony of the third degree in violation of R.C. 2905.02, and domestic violence, a felony of the third degree in violation of R.C. 2919.25. Dixon initially entered a not guilty plea. On October 24, 2017, he withdrew his not guilty plea and entered a g... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. Derrick Wade

In these consolidated appeals, defendant-appellant, Derrick Wade, appeals from a judgment of conviction and sentence entered by the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas following a jury trial in which he was found guilty of murder in case No. 15CR-6089. Appellant also appeals from an entry of the trial court which denied his motion to withdraw guilty plea in case No. 13CR-1788. {¶ 2} On April 1, ... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - OH)

State of Colorado v. Kenneth Scott Casey

Breckenridge, CO - The State of Colorado charged Kenneth Scott Casey, age 61, with sexual exploitation of a child.

The State claimed that Casey's computer contained more than 2,000 instances of child pornography.

The images were discovered by Casey's girlfriend in 2015.


Colorado Revised Statutes Title 18 Criminal Code Section 18-6-403 Sexual exploitation of a childMore...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. ANTONIO HENDERSON

In February 2017, Henderson was indicted on six counts: two counts of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), both second-degree felonies, with one- and three-year firearm specifications; one count of discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises in violation of R.C. 2923.162, a third-degree felony, with one- and three-year firearm specifications; one count of domestic vi... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. GERELLE CROSBY

Crosby called his cousin requesting the victim’s contact information. Crosby
intended to buy drugs from the victim and called to set up a deal. The victim brought a
friend along; both of them were carrying firearms. The victim and his friend were
driving around the area of East 93rd Street and Quebec Avenue in Cleveland. During
that time, Crosby and a second person were tex... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. DOMINIQUE WILLIAMS

In March 2017, Williams was indicted on the following charges: Count 1, aggravated murder (victim Yanetta); Count 2, murder (victim Yanetta); Count 3, felonious assault (victim Yanetta); Count 4, attempted murder (victim Schilling); Count 5, felonious assault (victim Schilling); and Count 6, having weapons while under disability. With the exception of Count 6, the charges had accompanying on... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. LAURICE GILBERT

On October 26, 2006, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Gilbert for two counts of aggravated murder and two counts of aggravated robbery, each with one- and three-year firearm specifications. As we previously explained in our decision considering Gilbert’s direct appeal, State v. Gilbert, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 90615, 2009-Ohio-463, [t]he case proceeded to a jury trial, and Gilbert was f... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JASMIN FLETCHER

Defendant-appellant, Jasmin Fletcher, appeals her convictions and sentence following guilty pleas in the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for one count of tampering with evidence in violation of R.C. 2921.12(A)(1)(B) and one count of obstruction of justice in violation of R.C. 2921.32(A)(5)(C)(4), felonies of the third degree. {¶2} One of the central issues in this appeal was the trial court’s ... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. LORETTA A. PHILLIPS

Appellant owned Solutions Counseling Center in Sebring. She was a counselor with plans to become a clinical psychologist. As a counselor, Appellant was not eligible to receive a provider number from the Ohio Department of Medicaid in order to directly seek reimbursement for rendering services to clients who used the traditional Medicaid option. (Under traditional Medicaid, a counselor had to wo... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JAMES CHRISTOPHER PUTNAM

Defendant-appellant, James Putnam, appeals from a Belmont County Common Pleas Court judgment convicting him of failure to comply with the order of a police officer, following his guilty plea. {¶2} On October 1, 2016, a state highway patrol trooper clocked appellant travelling at 97 miles per hour in a 65-miles-per-hour zone. The trooper activated his light and siren but appellant did not pull ove... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JOHN ANTHONY THOMAS, SR.

Appellant’s wife of 28 years, Jaqueline “Jackie” Thomas (“Mrs. Thomas”), testified that between five and six o’clock on the morning of July 13, 2016, she was awakened by Appellant, profanely demanding she get out of bed. (Tr., pp. 384-385.) Mrs. Thomas testified that Appellant grabbed her by the arm and the hair of her head, causing her to stand and forcibly follow him to the bathroom so tha... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

State of Ohio v. James Allen

On August 24, 2017, appellant was indicted on two counts of rape in
violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(c) and (B), both felonies of the first degree, and two
counts of sexual battery in violation R.C. 2907.03(A)(2) and (B), both felonies of the
third degree.
{¶ 3} The events from which the charges stem occurred on August 7, 2017.
Appellant was age 77 at the time. He lived ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. TREVOR TEAGARDEN

A statement of the facts underlying appellant's criminal convictions is not necessary to our resolution of this appeal. Appellant's criminal convictions arise from sex offenses committed on June 29, 2007 against victims aged 10 and 12. The following procedural history is taken in part from our decision in State v. Teagarden, 5th Dist. Licking No. 14-CA-56, 2015-Ohio-2563 [Teagarden III] and S... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RUSSELL LEWIS

This is an appeal from an Adams County Common Pleas Court judgment of conviction and sentence. Russell Lewis, defendant below and appellant herein, assigns the following errors for review: FIRST ASSIGNMENT OF ERROR: “THE APPELLANT WAS DENIED EFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL AS IS GUARANTEED BY THE SIXTH AND FOURTEENTH AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES ... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JOHNATHAN D. JOHNSON

Karrin Harris (“Harris”) and Johnson began dating in May 2010. In July 2016, Harris and Johnson stopped living together. Harris testified that the relationship had ended at this time; but Johnson believed that the two were still romantically involved on the date of the incident. Because Harris and Johnson were co-parenting their four year-old child, J.H., they continued to see each other freque... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

Francis A. Bottini, Jr. v. City of San Diego

Office of the City Attorney, Mara W. Elliott, City Attorney, and Carmen A.
Brock, Deputy City Attorney, for Defendants and Appellants.
Francis A. Bottini, Jr., Nina M. Bottini, and the Bernate Ticino Trust dated March
9, 2009, Trust 3 (the Bottinis) applied to the City of San Diego for a coastal development
permit (CDP) to construct a single-family home on a vacant lot in La Jolla.... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. RYAN SCHWEGMANN

On April 22, 2017, Ryan Schwegmann and Faith Thomas were lying in bed, and Schwegmann began insulting and belittling her. Thomas testified that she told him to leave the home, and he lit her hair on fire. After she ran into the bathroom to extinguish the fire, he followed her, put his hands over her mouth, grabbed her, threw her on the bed, and hit her in the face and head. Then he threw h... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - OH)

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