Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for February 14, 2018
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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SHORTT, BERNARD WINFIELD FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-13-01639-CR
 
VACATED COA; REMANDED COA - OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/269 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/237 KB ]
 
(JUDGE KEASLER JOINED)
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE KEEL JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
WAGNER, PAUL HENRI FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-13-01329-CR
 
AFFIRMED COA - OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/383 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/244 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
FEBUS, ALBERT JUNIOR FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-14-00942-CR
 
AFFIRMED COA - OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/264 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE RICHARDSON  [ PDF/267 KB ]
 
(JUDGE ALCALA JOINED)
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
BLUNTSON, DEMOND DEPREE WEBB COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MITCHAM, WYLIE KYLE JASPER COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/257 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/217 KB ]
 
(PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER JOINED)
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
PERRY, WADE MANNING TARRANT COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MATA, JESSE ANGEL HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SHELTON, AARON LEE ERATH COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
BOHANNAN, MICHAEL WAYNE FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY - 09-13-00090-CR
CESPEDES, ABDONAL DELGADO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-09-00866-CR
 
JUDGES ALCALA AND NEWELL NOT PARTICIPATING
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
SIMS, CHRISTIAN VERNON FROM LAMAR COUNTY - 06-16-00198-CR
 
GRANTED ON GROUNDS NOS. 1 & 2
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
FOSTER, DEVANTE JEROME FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-15-01539-CR
LEWIS, ANDREW FROM ANGELINA COUNTY - 12-16-00319-CR
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
WASHINGTON, ABNER L HARRIS COUNTY
JACKSON, MICHAEL ANTHONY HARRIS COUNTY
HEANEY, PATRICK TRAVIS COUNTY
PEPPERS, ANTHONY EDWARD ANDERSON COUNTY
JENKINS, BENTLEY MARK TARRANT COUNTY
LEWIS, RANDY DAWAYNE MCLENNAN COUNTY
GAONA, SANTANA DALLAS COUNTY
GONZALEZ, BENJAMIN NUECES COUNTY
GONZALEZ, BENJAMIN NUECES COUNTY
JOHNSON, DEREK EUGENE HARRIS COUNTY
GONZALES, CHRISTIAN HARRIS COUNTY
HAYWOOD, JOE NATHAN JR. TARRANT COUNTY
HOPPER, WILLIAM PRESTON HOOD COUNTY
SASH, CANTRELL NIMOY SMITH COUNTY
ANDERSON, DOMINIC STEFAN GUADALUPE COUNTY
RINEHART, BRIAN LEE JOHNSON COUNTY
RUIZ, ANDREW ECTOR COUNTY
MARIN, MICHAEL JOHN DE WITT COUNTY
MONTELONGO, ROGELIO TARRANT COUNTY
BOWEN, TROY LEE II JOHNSON COUNTY
MCGAHA, DAWN SHIREE BRAZORIA COUNTY
MCGAHA, DAWN SHIREE BRAZORIA COUNTY
BOGAN, MICHAEL JERROD TARRANT COUNTY
DOUD, TROY REAGAN ERATH COUNTY
HERNANDEZ, EDUARDO AGUILAR HARRIS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
BARNETT, MARTIN ALDON LUBBOCK COUNTY
BARANOWSKI, THOMAS H. GREGG COUNTY
MCQUEEN, LAWRENCE HARRIS COUNTY
MCQUEEN, LAWRENCE HARRIS COUNTY
MCDONALD, ZAFRES LAMONN LAMAR COUNTY
VANCE, THOMAS MICHAEL DALLAS COUNTY
SMILEY, JAMES TRAVIS COUNTY
SMILEY, JAMES TRAVIS COUNTY
ORTIZ, MARCOS LOPEZ GALVESTON COUNTY
PERRY, MICHAEL DEAN GREGG COUNTY
PERRY, MICHAEL DEAN GREGG COUNTY
WEEKS, DALE ROSS CALDWELL COUNTY
SULLIVAN, RAYMOND WAYNE WILLIAMSON COUNTY
PATE, CHADRICK B ARANSAS COUNTY
HOFF, WILLIAM ISAAC VICTORIA COUNTY
HUNTER, JOSEPH WAYNE DALLAS COUNTY
HUNTER, JOSEPH WAYNE DALLAS COUNTY
KINGHAM, GLENN LLOYD HARRIS COUNTY
MCCOLLUM, CALVIN JOE AKA WYMORE, GARY GALVESTON COUNTY
RINEHART, BRIAN LEE JOHNSON COUNTY
MORGAN, JAMES HYDEN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
BUTLER, BLAIR WILLIAM DALLAS COUNTY
IMADE, ANTHONY OSARINMWIA AKA IMADE, ANTHONY OSARINMWIAN HARRIS COUNTY
ROMERO, JOE MICHAEL TARRANT COUNTY
CARTER, PAULA JOANN WICHITA COUNTY
VILLARREAL, ALBERTO ALBA CAMERON COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER: (ART. 11.07, SEC. 4)
RESENDEZ, EUSTORGIO GUZMAN STARR COUNTY
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/236 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
CURL, CLARENCE W. GUADALUPE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PEARSON, LYNVAL MACLASA HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CONERWAY, MICHAEL EDWARD JOHNSON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
STAPP, WILLIAM FRANKLIN WISE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
RAMIREZ, JOHNNY ANTONIO BELL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KOPATZ, BRIAN MARK DUVAL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KOPATZ, BRIAN MARK DUVAL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KOPATZ, BRIAN MARK DUVAL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KOPATZ, BRIAN MARK DUVAL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
NEGRETE, ISRAEL JESUS WILBARGER COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - CASE PREMATURELY FORWARDED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ARTICLE 11.071 APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
SALES, TARUS VANDELL HARRIS COUNTY
 
REMAND TR CT W/ORDER ART. 11.071, SEC. 6 - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/239 KB ]
 
JUDGE KEASLER DISSENTED
JUDGE HERVEY DISSENTED
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KOSSIE, LEXTER KENNON HARRIS COUNTY
RESENDEZ, EUSTORGIO GUZMAN STARR COUNTY
NICHOLAS, WILLIAM THOMAS JR. DALLAS COUNTY
PEARSON, LYNVAL MACLASA HARRIS COUNTY
CLAY, DEANTE KIEVON HARRIS COUNTY
SMITH, MELVIN LAWRENCE TOM GREEN COUNTY
JONES, JAKE EDWARD WICHITA COUNTY
BENITEZ, PABLO RAY SAN PATRICIO COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
SMITH, CODY LON KERR COUNTY