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14-14-00400-CR Eladio Castro Najera v. The State of TexasAppeal from 182nd District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by retained counsel, Maverick J. Ray. No reporter’s record has been filed. Roxanne Wiltshire, the court reporter for this case, informed the court that appellant had not made arrangements for payment for the reporter’s record. On June … Continue reading

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14-14-00130-CR Victor Santana v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant’s court-appointed counsel filed a brief in which he concludes the appeal is wholly frivolous and without merit. See Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967); Gainous v. State, 436 S.W.2d 137 (Tex. Crim. App. 1969). Counsel also certified to … Continue reading

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14-14-00060-CR Hugh Audrie Carter, III v. The State of TexasAppeal from 338th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant’s court-appointed counsel filed a brief in which he concludes these appeals are wholly frivolous and without merit. See Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967); Gainous v. State, 436 S.W.2d 137 (Tex. Crim. App. 1969). Counsel certified to this … Continue reading

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14-14-00043-CR Hung Phuoc Le v. The State of TexasAppeal from 185th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant was formerly represented by retained counsel, Andre Ligon. No reporter’s record has been filed in this case. Walter Johnson, a substitute court, informed this court that appellant had not made arrangements for payment for the reporter’s record. On June … Continue reading

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14-10-00266-CR Jovany Jampher Paredes v. The State of TexasAppeal from 337th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

A jury found appellant, Jovany Jampher Paredes, guilty of capital murderand the trial court imposed the mandatory sentence of life in prison without thepossibility of parole. See Tex. Penal Code Ann. §§ 12.31(a)(2), 19.03(a)(2) (West2011). Appellant appealed his conviction and … Continue reading

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14-13-00857-CR Willie Ray Robinson v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County

Appellant appeals his conviction for aggravated robbery. Appellant’sappointed counsel filed a brief in which she concludes the appeal is whollyfrivolous and without merit. The brief meets the requirements of Anders v.California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396 (1967), by presenting … Continue reading

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14-12-01086-CR Gary Bernard Allen v. The State of TexasAppeal from 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County

A jury heard evidence that appellant Gary Bernard Allen and thecomplainant Shafin Lark got into a drunken fight in May 2010, and appellantstabbed Lark to death. The jury found appellant guilty of murder, rejecting hisclaim of self defense, and assessed … Continue reading

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14-14-00009-CR Adalberto Martinez v. The State of TexasAppeal from 412th District Court of Brazoria County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by appointed counsel, Faye Gordon. Appellant’s brief was originally due May 12, 2014. We have granted a total of 90 days extension of time to file appellant’s brief until August 12, 2014. When we granted the last … 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.

The clerk’s record was filed December 10, 2013. Appellant has filed a motion to extend time to file his brief that asserts relevant items have been omitted from the clerk’s record. See Tex. R. App. P.34.5(c). The record does not … Continue reading

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14-13-00378-CR Reginald Dale Wilson v. The State of TexasAppeal from 228th District Court of Harris County

Appellant was convicted of possessing cocaine with intent to deliver. Punishment was assessed at twenty-seven years’ imprisonment. On appeal, the question is whether the trial court reversibly erred by failing to suppress evidence that was seized without a warrant during … Continue reading

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14-13-00261-CR Brealand Dwayne Combs v. The State of TexasAppeal from 178th District Court of Harris County

Appellant was convicted of possessing more than four grams of cocaine with intent to deliver. Punishment was assessed at twenty-five years’ imprisonment. On appeal, the only question is whether the evidence is sufficient to support the conviction. We conclude that … Continue reading

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14-13-00171-CR Rodolfo Jesus Morales v. The State of TexasAppeal from 179th District Court of Harris County

A jury convicted appellant of murder and sentenced him to confinement for 80 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Appellant raises two issues on appeal concerning the State ‘s closing argument. We affirm. BACKGROUND … Continue reading

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14-12-00894-CR Xavier Alexander Austin v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County

A jury convicted appellant, Xavier Alexander Austin, of capital murder. The trial court sentenced appellant to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Appellant raises five issues on appeal. We affirm. BACKGROUND On the morning of June 3, 2009, … Continue reading

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14-14-00529-CR Austin Lee Harmon a/k/a Austin Lee Harmon Sr. v. The State of TexasAppeal from Crim Dist Ct of Jefferson County – Pub.

By order of the Texas Supreme Court, this appeal was transferred to this court from the Court of Appeals for the Ninth District of Texas. The clerk’s record was filed July 10, 2014. Our review has determined that a relevant … Continue reading

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14-14-00122-CR Aaron Frank Domanguex v. The State of TexasAppeal from 262nd District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by appointed counsel, Kelly Ann Smith. Appellant’s brief was originally due April 18, 2014. We granted a total of 81 days extension of time to file appellant’s brief until July 8, 2014. When we granted the last … Continue reading

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14-14-00043-CR Hung Phuoc Le v. The State of TexasAppeal from 185th District Court of Harris County – Pub.

Appellant is represented by retained counsel, Andre Ligon. No reporter’s record has been filed in this case. Walter Johnson, a substitute court, informed this court that appellant had not made arrangements for payment for the reporter’s record. On February 10, … 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 – Pub.

This court received the clerk’s record in this appeal on October 29, 2013. The certification of the defendant’s right of appeal is incorrect. The certification states the defendant has waived the right of appeal. Our review of the clerk’s record … Continue reading

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14-13-00776-CR Akilleon Laran Chase v. The State of TexasAppeal from 174th District Court of Harris County

Appellant appeals two convictions for aggravated robbery. Appellant’sappointed counsel filed a brief in which he concludes the appeal is whollyfrivolous and without merit. The brief meets the requirement of Anders v.California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), presenting a professional evaluation of … Continue reading

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