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Tag Archives: Judge Vernida R. Chaney

Drug possession conviction reversed

In a split decision, the majority holds that the trial court correctly denied appellant’s motion to suppress but reverses his conviction for possessing etizolam. Background “While investigating a public-indecency complaint, the sheriff’s deputies here spoke with appellant Dana Mark Camann, ...

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Vehicle stop made on reasonable suspicion

An investigative stop of appellant’s vehicle was reasonable based on an anonymous tipster’s face-to-face report to police. Appellant’s argument “Galvante contends that the officers unconstitutionally seized him without reasonable suspicion when they stopped his car based on an uncorroborated report ...

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Evidence supports malicious wounding conviction

Where appellant was convicted of malicious wounding and firearm offenses, his argument that there was insufficient evidence to convict because the victim’s testimony was “inherently includible” is not well-taken. Background After appellant Lane and his brother Quintaz argued about money, ...

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Evidence supports assault conviction as an accomplice

Where appellant was convicted as an accomplice of her father’s aggravated malicious wounding and malicious wounding of two individuals, there was sufficient evidence that her actions created accomplice liability. Background Kelly was at an apartment shared by Boykins and Cortez. ...

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