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CAV: Jury-waiver objection tangential, not preserved (access required)

A defendant’s expression of dissatisfaction with a scheduled bench trial was not presented as an independent motion to the trial court, but merely as support for the defendant’s motion for new counsel. Background Appellant Calvin Cardale Townes was to be tried for a firearm-possession offense and eluding police. At the scheduling hearing, Townes’s counsel requested a bench ...