Tag Archives: 14th Court of Appeals – CR

14-14-00307-CR Eric L. Baumgart v. The State of TexasAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 6 of Harris County – Pub.

On August 15, 2014, appellant filed a motion to consolidate these related appeals. A clerk’s record and reporter’s record have been filed in each case. Currently, appellant’s brief is due in each case on September 15, 2014. The motion is … Continue reading

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14-13-00628-CR Deigo Rojas v. The State of TexasAppeal from 177th District Court of Harris County

Today we decide whether a pocket knife used in a robbery can be a deadlyweapon. Appellant Deigo Rojas challenges the legal sufficiency of the evidence tosupport his aggravated robbery conviction, contending that the pocket knife wasnot a deadly weapon. We … Continue reading

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14-13-00375-CR Kevin Lavelle Kent v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County – Rev. – Pub.

In an issue of first impression, we must decide whether statutory violationsaggregated for purposes of Section 31.09 of the Penal Code, the aggregate theftstatute, are elements that the jury must unanimously agree upon, or whether theviolations are mere manner and … Continue reading

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14-12-00643-CR Christopher Washington v. The State of TexasAppeal from 248th District Court of Harris County

BACKGROUND At the time of the events leading to his indictment, appellant lived with hiswife, Syreeta Franklin, and five children in an apartment in Harris County. Amongthese children was twenty-one-month-old S.C. On April 6, 2011, an emergency call reporting a … Continue reading

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14-14-00068-CR Darian Sa Von Brice Caraway v. The State of TexasAppeal from 185th District Court of Harris County

Appellant appeals his conviction for aggravated robbery. Appellant’s appointed counsel filed a brief in which she concludes the appeal is wholly frivolous and without merit. The brief meets the requirements of Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), by presenting … Continue reading

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14-13-01146-CR Joe Rogers Parker v. The State of TexasAppeal from 248th District Court of Harris County

Appellant Joe Rogers Parker appeals from the trial court’s denial of hismotion for post-conviction DNA testing.1 Appellant’s appointed counsel filed abrief in which he concludes the appeal is wholly frivolous and without merit. Thebrief meets the requirement of Anders v. … Continue reading

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14-13-00774-CR Zachariah Harvey v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County

A jury convicted appellant Zachariah Harvey of murder and assessed hispunishment at forty years’ confinement and a $10,000 fine; the trial court signed ajudgment accordingly. He challenges his conviction on the grounds that: (1) thereis insufficient evidence to disprove self-defense; … Continue reading

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14-13-00445-CR Brandon Kyle Alexander v. The State of TexasAppeal from 182nd District Court of Harris County

Appellant Brandon Alexander appeals his convictions for possession ofmarijuana and felon in possession of a firearm. In a single issue, appellant claimsthe trial court erred in denying his motion to suppress because the affidavitsupporting the arrest warrant contained false statements. … Continue reading

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14-13-00405-CR Jesse Beam v. The State of TexasAppeal from 180th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Punishmentwas assessed at fifteen years’ imprisonment. In two issues, appellant asserts thatthe trial court reversibly erred when it admitted evidence of an extraneous offenseand when it charged the jury with … Continue reading

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14-13-00202-CR Holly Lynette Hughes v. The State of TexasAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 3 of Harris County

Appellant Holly Lynette Hughes was convicted by a jury of misdemeanorterroristic threat for threatening to murder complainant Pauline Cattan with ahammer. In her sole issue on appeal, appellant claims that the trial court erredwhen it denied her motion for mistrial … Continue reading

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14-13-00169-CR Hassan S. Hosseini v. The State of TexasAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 10 of Harris County – Pub.

I.BACKGROUND This appeal involves challenges to the Houston city ordinance regulatingsexually-oriented businesses and the conduct of their managers (the ordinance). See Houston, Tex., Code of Ordinances ch. 28, art. VII, § 28-253-259 (1997).1Appellant was charged by information with a misdemeanor … Continue reading

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14-13-00168-CR Pedro Ernesto Umana v. The State of TexasAppeal from 351st District Court of Harris County – Pub.

In this case, we review the voluntariness of a statement given by a defendantwho was subsequently found incompetent to stand trial and then had hiscompetency restored. A jury convicted appellant Pedro Ernesto Umana ofaggravated sexual assault, sentenced him to prison … Continue reading

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14-14-00567-CR Calvin T. Powell v. The State of TexasAppeal from 176th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant filed a pro se notice of appeal from his conviction for manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance after a plea of guilty. A partial clerk’s record was filed August 12, 2014. The record refers to the previous record … Continue reading

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14-14-00237-CR Devane Bernard Salters v. The State of TexasAppeal from 405TH District Court of Galveston County – Pub.

On August 12, 2014, this Court issued an order abating the appeal and directing the trial court to conduct a hearing to determine the reason for failure to file appellant’s brief. On August 15, 2014, an extension of time to … Continue reading

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14-13-01048-CR Ex Parte Alex Perez v.Appeal from 177th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

The clerk’s record in this appeal was filed November 25, 2013. Our review has determined that a relevant item has been omitted from the clerk’s record. See Tex. R. App. P.34.5(c). The record does not contain a signed, written order … Continue reading

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14-13-00512-CR Ronald Crow v. The State of TexasAppeal from 21st District Court of Washington County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by retained counsel, Sylvia Cedillo. No reporter’s record or brief has been filed. The trial court has previously determined that appellant is not indigent for purposes of a free record or appointment of counsel on appeal. Rule … Continue reading

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14-13-00866-CR Kelvin Deandrea Clark v. The State of TexasAppeal from 228th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

A jury convicted appellant, Kelvin Deandrea Clark, of the felonies ofaggravated assault and possession of a controlled substance, namely between oneand four grams of oxycodone. Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 22.02(a)(2); Tex. Health &Safety Code Ann. § 481.115(a). The jury … Continue reading

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14-13-00333-CR Nicholas Jared Mireles v. The State of TexasAppeal from 176th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant pleaded guilty in a consolidated trial to one count of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault. The jury recommended four years’ imprisonment on the first count and seven years’ community supervision on the second. The trial court … Continue reading

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