Tag Archives: 14th Court of Appeals – CR

14-12-00833-CR Hiram Brown v. The State of TexasAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 13 of Harris County

Appellant Hiram Brown was found guilty by a jury of two counts of misdemeanor assault. Based on the State’s agreed recommendation on punishment, the trial court sentenced appellant to concurrent terms of one year’s confinement in the county jail for … Continue reading

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14-14-00499-CR Khalon Javon Westbrooks v. The State of TexasAppeal from 351st District Court of Harris County – Pub.

The reporter’s record in these cases was due August 11, 2014. See Tex. R. App. P. 35.1. This court granted the court reporter, Gayle Patterson, two extensions of time to file the record until October 11, 2014. When the second … Continue reading

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14-13-00959-CR Robert Dale Harger v. The State of TexasAppeal from 182nd District Court of Harris County

After a guilty plea to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, the trial court deferred adjudication and placed appellant on deferred adjudication community supervision for five years. Appellant is represented on appeal by retained counsel. Appellant’s brief was … Continue reading

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14-13-00692-CR Saundrea Annette Jackson v. The State of TexasAppeal from 263rd District Court of Harris County

Appellant appeals her conviction for aggravated robbery.[1] Appellant’s appointed counsel filed a brief in which he concludes the appeal is wholly 1 frivolous and without merit. The brief meets the requirements of Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), by … Continue reading

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14-13-00453-CR Reginald Ray Washington, Jr. v. The State of TexasAppeal from 268th District Court of Fort Bend County – Pub.

The State presented evidence that appellant Reginald Ray Washington, Jr.aided another man who opened fire on a crowd of people at a night-time socialgathering; nearby, a child who was outside was struck by a bullet. A jury foundappellant guilty of … Continue reading

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14-13-00215-CR Khahn Phan v. The State of TexasAppeal from 263rd District Court of Harris County

Appellant Khahn Phan appeals his conviction for the murder of SimonTruong. In two issues, appellant challenges (1) the admission of his confession onthe grounds that the arresting officer’s willful delay prior to bringing him before amagistrate rendered his confession inadmissible … Continue reading

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14-13-00104-CR Yantsey Gonzales v. The State of TexasAppeal from 178th District Court of Harris County

In one issue, appellant Yantsey Gonzales complains that the trial court abused its discretion in excluding testimony regarding the murder complainant’s violent nature to show the complainant was the first aggressor. We affirm. Background The following facts are taken from … Continue reading

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14-14-00498-CR Mark Soliz v. The State of TexasAppeal from 230th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

On September 25, 2014, this Court issued an order abating the appeal and directing the trial court to conduct a hearing to determine if appellant is entitled to appointed counsel on appeal. Retained counsel, Thomas A. Radosevich, filed a notice … Continue reading

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14-13-00626-CR Christopher Camacho v. The State of TexasAppeal from 400th District Court of Fort Bend County

A jury convicted Christopher Camacho of capital murder of multiple persons,[1] and the trial court assessed his punishment at life impr isonment. Appellant contends that the trial court committed reversible error in denying appellant’s (1) motion to suppress; and (2) … Continue reading

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14-13-00588-CR Jennifer Christine Waite v. The State of TexasAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 13 of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by retained counsel, Troy McKinney. Appellant’s brief was originally due July 1, 2014. We granted two extensions of time to file appellant’s brief until September 5, 2014. No brief was filed. On September 11, 2014, appellant was … Continue reading

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14-14-00054-CR The State of Texas v. Brian WeiAppeal from Co Crim Ct at Law No 2 of Harris County – Pub.

Appellee was charged by information with driving while intoxicated inJanuary 2009. In June 2013, appellee filed a motion to dismiss for violation of hisright to a speedy trial. The trial court granted the motion and the State brought thisappeal. We … Continue reading

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14-13-00973-CR Miguel Angel Contreras v. The State of TexasAppeal from 182nd District Court of Harris County

Appellant entered a plea of guilty to aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. On December 11, 2000, the trial court deferred a finding of guilt and placed appellant on community supervision for six years. On February 21, 2001, the State … Continue reading

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14-13-00228-CR Mauricio Pineda v. The State of TexasAppeal from 178th District Court of Harris County

A jury convicted appellant Mauricio Pineda of sexual assault of a child andsentenced him to imprisonment for twenty years. Appellant filed a timely notice ofappeal. We affirm. In a single issue, appellant claims the trial court erred in admitting intoevidence … Continue reading

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14-13-00581-CR Vicente Lavet George v. The State of TexasAppeal from 339th District Court of Harris County

Appellant Vincente Lavet George appeals the trial court’s judgment revoking his deferred adjudication community supervision. Appellant contends that the trial court abused its discretion adjudicating him guilty because the evidence is insufficient to prove that he had the ability to … Continue reading

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14-13-00219-CR Odell Burgess v. The State of TexasAppeal from 180th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant, Odell Burgess, appeals his conviction for evading arrest with a motor vehicle, contending (1) the evidence is legally insufficient to support the conviction, (2) the trial court improperly commented on appellant’s failure to testify, (3) the trial court erred … Continue reading

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14-14-00549-CR Glenn Lloyd Kingham v. The State of TexasAppeal from County Court No. 3 of Galveston County – Pub.

No clerk’s record or reporter’s record has been filed in this case. The clerk and court reporter informed this court that appellant had not made arrangements for payment for the clerk’s record or reporter’s record. See Tex. R. App. P. … Continue reading

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14-13-01041-CR Simeon Deshon Staten v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by retained counsel, Brenda Doucette. Appellant’s brief was originally due April 15, 2014. We have granted four extensions of time for a total of 157 days extension of time to file appellant’s brief until September 19, 2014. … Continue reading

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14-13-00917-CR Prentis Dean Cooper v. The State of TexasAppeal from 338th District Court of Harris County

Appellant Prentis Dean Cooper appeals his conviction for possession of cocaine. See Tex. Health & Safety Code § 481.115(b). In a single issue appellant argues the evidence is insufficient to support the conviction. We affirm. BACKGROUND On the night of … Continue reading

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