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STATE OF OHIO v. ANDRE DIGGS

On June 25, 2018, we released our Opinion in State v. Diggs, 7th Dist. No. 16 BE 0036, 2018-Ohio-2761. Appellant Andre Diggs has filed a motion to certify a conflict to the Ohio Supreme Court. He asks us to certify the following question: Is some form of tangible, competent, credible evidence in addition to police officer testimony required to prove a school-vicinity enhancement beyond a reason... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. TREY LEE ACKLES

On June 15, 2017, Ackles was charged with two counts of trafficking in marihuana in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(1) and one count of possession of marihuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A). Doc. 1. These charges formed the basis of case 2017-CR-0194. As a result of these charges, Ackles was the subject of a motion for a community control revocation in case 2016-CR-0423. Tr. 1. On March 2... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

State of Oklahoma v. Donald Ray Cowans, a/k/a Donald R. Cowens MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 624 South Denver 918-398-5678 or Pat@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Donald Ray Cowans, a/k/a Donald R. Cowens with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 01/16/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
COWANS, DONALD RAY
Count # 2. Count as Filed: ABDGR, ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON, in violation of 21 O.S. 645
Date of Off... More...
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United States of America v. Ralph Allen Lee Shortey Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Former Oklahoma State Senator Sentenced to Fifteen Years for Child Sex Trafficking

RALPH ALLEN LEE SHORTEY, 36, has been sentenced to fifteen years in prison for soliciting a minor to engage in a commercial sex act.

"Today’s sentence shows that federal law enforcement will take whatever steps are necessary to protect children from sexual exploitation, regardle... More...
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United States of America v. Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman District of Alaska Federal Courthouse - Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, AK - Hackers’ Cooperation with FBI Leads to Substantial Assistance in Other Complex Cybercrime Investigations

Defendants Responsible for Creating the “Mirai” and Clickfraud Botnets Continue to Assist FBI as Part of their Sentencing

Three defendants have been sentenced for their roles in creating and operating two botnets, which targeted “Internet of Things” (IoT) devic... More...
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United States of America v. Thomas Mahoney Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Bothell Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Crimes Involving 14-Year-Old Child
Defendant Met and Groomed Victim Online, Traveled to California for Sex with Victim and Produced Child Pornography

A 24-year-old Bothell, Washington man pleaded guilty on September 12, 2018 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to two federal charges related to his sexual molestation of a 14-year-o... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ELLIOTT MAURICE KYLES MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa-- Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law

On June 2, 2013, Reginald Johnson parked his black SUV in a convenience store parking lot near 38th Street and Leavenworth Road in Wyandotte County, Kansas. After exiting the SUV, Johnson looked up and saw a man wearing a light-blue hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and his hand inside the sweatshirt pocket. Johnson saw the man get out of an SUV parked directly in front of the store. As the man c... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Felipe Rodriguez and Brandon Montoya Western District of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport, LA - Texas men plead guilty to trafficking 10 kilograms of fentanyl

Two Texas men pleaded guilty to trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana.

Felipe Rodriguez, 22, of McAllen, Texas, and Brandon Montoya, 24, of Kaufman, Texas, pleaded guilty before Elizabeth E. Foote to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. According to t... More...
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United States of America v. Jose Escalante and Jose Alonso Garcia Federal Courthouse - Fort Smith, Arkansas

Fort Smith, AR - Two Fort Smith Men Sentenced To A Total Of Over 32 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

Jose Escalante, age 36, of Fort Smith, was sentenced today to 200 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and Jose Alonso Garcia, age 38, of Fort Smith, was sentenced today to 188 months in f... More...
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United States of America v. Pablo Duran Ramirez Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Cleveland, OH - Defendant Pleads Guilty in Connection with Ohio Labor Trafficking Scheme Involving Immigrant Minors

Pablo Duran Ramirez, 50, pleaded guilty on September 17, 2018 in U.S. District Court in Cleveland, Ohio, to encouraging the illegal entry of Guatemalan nationals, including unaccompanied minors, into the United States for financial gain, announced Acting Assistant Attorney ... More...
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United States of America v. Antonio Glass, Jerimaine Bryant, Samule Hayes, Curtis Bryant, Levi Bryant, Michael Walker, Reginald Graham, Daniel Jones, Torivis Ingram, Mario Rodriguez United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Miami, FL - Miami-Based Violent Criminal Enterprise Members and Associates Convicted at Trial

Charges of Conviction Included Racketeering, Drug Trafficking, Armed Robberies, and Firearms Used in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking and Violent Crimes


Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Special Agent in Charge Ari C. Shapira for the ... More...
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RENE LOUIS ISMER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Appellate counsel filed a brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967). We have jurisdiction. See Fla. R. App. P. 9.030(b)(1)(A). We affirm Rene Louis Ismer's judgment and sentences in all respects, but we remand for correction of a scrivener's error. The jury found Mr. Ismer guilty of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Possession of drug paraph... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Robert Battle Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Hammond, IN - Former East Chicago Councilman Sentenced To 20 Years in Prison

Robert Battle, age 45, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on his guilty plea of discharging a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, causing death of another person.

U.S. Attorney Kirsch said, “Mr. Battle was a drug dealer, while at the same ti... More...
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United States of America v. William Whitley Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - Sex Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Engaging In Prostitution With Minors

A Chicago man was sentenced on September 13, 2018 to 25 years in federal prison for engaging in numerous paid sexual acts with underage girls, along with restitution of approximately $240,000 to be paid into a trust fund for the victims and a $100,000 fine.

WILLIAM WHITL... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. Luis A. Morales, Jr

On April 27, 2016, Detective Lowell Smittle of the Columbus Division of Police applied for a search warrant requesting a search be authorized at 643 Belvidere Avenue "and the curtilage" thereof in Columbus, Ohio. (Aff. in Support of Warrant to No. 17AP-807 2 Search at 2; Search Warrant at 1.) The affidavit in support of the warrant to search provided by Smittle states: In January 2016, D... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. BRYAN WILSON

In October 2017, Wilson was named in a 39-count indictment with three
other individuals — Jamal Commack, Allante Bush, and Rayshawn Foster. Wilson was
charged with participating in a criminal gang (Count 1), drug trafficking (Counts 3 and
16), having a weapon while under disability (Count 15), drug possession (Counts 17 and
18), and possessing criminal tools (Count 19). Coun... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- ANDREW S. LEWIS

In March 2017, Licking County Sheriff's Office Detective Kyle Boerstler was
working surveillance at a known drug house in the city of Newark. Boerstler had
information indicating that the residents of the home were dealing either marijuana or
cocaine. While watching the home, Boerstler observed Lewis and his wife arrive at the
house, take some bags out of their car, and enter ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- JONATHAN Q. SMITH

On March 28, 2017, appellant pled guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs
in violation of R.C. 2925.03, one count of illegal manufacture of drugs in violation of R.C.
2925.04, and one count of having weapon while under disability in violation of R.C.
2923.13 (Case No. CR2016-0391). By entry filed May 16, 2017, the trial court sentenced
appellant to an aggregate term of el... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. WESLEY GARY

On July 7, 2017, Gary was indicted for one count of trafficking in marijuana
in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(2), a felony of the fifth degree, and one count of possession
of marijuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a minor misdemeanor. The charges arose
after a detective observed clear, plastic baggies of marijuana in Gary’s half-open
backpack while the backpack was lying on... More...
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David Glenn Latham v. State of Missouri Sooner Cannabis Consultants Click Here For Expert Help 918-960-5038

In 2010, the state filed a criminal complaint against Mr. Latham alleging he
possessed six or more grams of cocaine base on June 6, 2010. In 2011, Mr. Latham was
charged with the class A felony of trafficking drugs in the second degree, section 195.223.
The information charged that Mr. Latham “possessed 6 grams or more of a mixture or
substance containing a cocaine base, a co... More...
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United States of America v. John Jason Morgan Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA - Man Convicted of Trafficking Methamphetamine

A federal district court judge convicted a Chesterfield County man following a bench trial today on a charge of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to court records and evidence presented at trial, John Jason Morgan, 47, had an outstanding arrest warrant for violating a term of supervised rele... More...
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United States of America v. Davin Lamont Smith Federal Courthouse - Greenville, North Carolina

Greenville, NC - Bolivia Man Sentenced To 18 Years After Conviction Of Narcotics Offenses

DAVIN LAMONT SMITH, 43, of Bolivia, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Judge Howard sentenced SMITH to 216 months of imprisonment followed by 6 years of supervised release.

SMITH was charged in a six-coun... More...
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United States of America v. Marcus Terrelle Marsh District of South Carolina Federal Courthouse - Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, SC - Columbia Man Sentenced to 15 Years on Federal Firearms Charge

Terrelle Marsh, age 34, of Columbia, was sentenced in federal court to 180 months imprisonment (15 years) with 3 years of supervised release to follow. Marsh plead guilty earlier this year to felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(... More...
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United States of America v. Rinaxo Rufino District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Florida Man Admits to Trafficking Kilos of Cocaine Shipped to Rhode Island from Puerto Rico

One of two Florida men charged in U.S. District Court in Providence in August 2017 with trafficking more than 5 kilograms of cocaine into Rhode Island through the U.S. Postal Service pleaded guilty on September 12, 2018.

Appearing before U.S. District Court Judge John J. ... More...
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United States of America v. Kenneth McLay District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

Bangor, ME - Old Town Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Kenneth McLay, 46, of Old Town, Maine, pleaded guilty on September 10, 2018 in U.S. District Court to distribution and possession of child pornography.

According to court records, the defendant obtained sexually explicit videos of a minor from the internet and uploaded some of these videos... More...
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