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Tag Archives: Motion to Suppress Evidence

Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Sentencing Enhancement

In consolidated appeals, defendants appealed their convictions for being a felon in possession of a firearm, challenging the district court’s application of a sentencing enhancement for possession of a firearm in connection with another felony offense. Defendant Tereall Green also ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Reasonable Suspicion for Stop

Defendant appealed from his conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm, following a conditional guilty plea. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress evidence recovered during a stop, arguing that the stop was ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Controlled Substances-Motion to Suppress Evidence

The state filed an interlocutory appeal of the trial court’s grant of defendant’s motion to suppress her statements to law enforcement and physical evidence to be presented in her trial on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. Where ...

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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Prior Bad Acts Evidence

Defendant was convicted of possession with intent to distribute. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress evidence found during a traffic stop and also challenged the district court’s admission of prior bad acts after declining to ...

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Criminal Law: Conspiracy to Distribute-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Denial of Sentencing Reduction

Defendant was convicted of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute, arising from his involvement in a drug-distribution scheme. Defendant was arrested after police conducted a controlled delivery to defendant’s duplex. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion ...

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Criminal Law: Felon in Possession of Firearm-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Lack of Reasonable Suspicion

Defendant entered a conditional guilty plea to being a felon in possession of a firearm. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress, arguing that the search that discovered his firearm was based on police’s mistaken belief ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Firearm by Unlawful User-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Social Media Accounts

Defendant entered a conditional guilty plea to one count of possession of a firearm as an unlawful user of a controlled substance. Defendant appealed from the denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained during a search of his Facebook ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Methamphetamine-Motion to Suppress Evidence-Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendant appealed the denial of his suppression motion and conviction for possession of more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, after officers conducted a canine sniff during a welfare-check traffic stop of defendant’s truck. Defendant challenged the sufficiency of evidence that ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief- Ineffective Assistance of Counsel- Motion to Suppress Evidence

Defendant appealed the denial of her motion for post-conviction relief, which alleged her trial counsel was ineffective for failing to file a suppression motion for evidence seized incident to her arrest. On appeal, defendant argued that the motion court erred ...

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