Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for February 28, 2018
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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BLUNTSON, DEMOND DEPREE FROM WEBB COUNTY
 
ORDER ENTERED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BALKISSOON, KEITH FROM WILLIAMSON COUNTY - 03-13-00382-CR
 
DISMISSED AS IMPROVIDENTLY GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CARTER, DOUGLAS PAUL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00191-CR
 
AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED - OPINION JUDGE WALKER  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
JUDGE YEARY DISSENTED
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PUE, JEREMY WADE COMAL COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - OPINION JUDGE RICHARDSON  [ PDF/304 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
(JUDGE KEASLER JOINED)
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE KEEL  [ PDF/217 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE NEWELL JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/263 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
JONES, GEORGIA LEE DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CALDERON, GUADALUPE III NUECES COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
JACKSON, EVENDER GENE JR. HUNT COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CHAVEZ, JOE BASTROP COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
GRUMBLES, JAMES DEWAYNE EASTLAND COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
TORAN, JOHN DAVID JEFFERSON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
GREER, DEUNDRA DESHAWN COLLIN COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
GREER, DEUNDRA DESHAWN COLLIN COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
LEVELS, JOSEPH TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
(PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER JOINED)
(JUDGE KEASLER JOINED)
 
JUDGE RICHARDSON DID NOT PARTICIPATE
 
NON-PUBLISHED
VALENCIA, RAUL TOM GREEN COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
NICKERSON, ALAN MICHAL HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
OROSCO, ROCKY V. THE STATE OF TEXAS FROM COMAL COUNTY - 03-15-00383-CR
TURNER, DONALD ALLEN FROM MIDLAND COUNTY - 11-17-00165-CR
GREEN, DOMINIQUE FROM BEXAR COUNTY - 04-16-00475-CR
MALDONADO, JUAN FRANCISCO FROM WILLACY COUNTY - 13-12-00696-CR
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
ASHBY, DAVID ROWE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00182-CR
MATA, DESIRAE MONIQUE FROM GAINES COUNTY - 11-15-00081-CR
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
(JUDGE NEWELL JOINED)
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
JUDGE YEARY WOULD GRANT
 
PUBLISHED
DORAN, TIM FROM MCLENNAN COUNTY - 13-16-00031-CR
SANDERS, LYLE TRACY FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY - 09-16-00004-CR
FAVORITE, MATTHEW FROM JEFFERSON COUNTY - 09-16-00162-CR
WYGAL, LAVOSHAE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00771-CR
SPEER, RICKEY WAYNE FROM EASTLAND COUNTY - 11-15-00196-CR
SPEER, RICKEY WAYNE FROM EASTLAND COUNTY - 11-15-00197-CR
SPEER, RICKEY WAYNE FROM EASTLAND COUNTY - 11-15-00198-CR
CHAVIRA, DAVID FROM EL PASO COUNTY - 08-15-00128-CR
COZART, JERRY LEE FROM GALVESTON COUNTY - 01-15-01007-CR
COZART, JERRY LEE FROM GALVESTON COUNTY - 01-15-01008-CR
NORTON, JOSEPH HERCULES FROM SHERMAN COUNTY - 07-16-00448-CR
FELTUS, ROBERT PARKER JR. FROM WALLER COUNTY - 14-16-00535-CR
MOJICA, ERIC MOSAIS FROM CALDWELL COUNTY - 13-17-00055-CR
HARDAWAY, DARRELL WAYNE A/K/A DARRELL HARDAWAY FROM VICTORIA COUNTY - 13-15-00507-CR
SANDERS, JAVONTE DAMONE FROM HARRISON COUNTY - 06-16-00130-CR
HAYS, MICHAEL WAYNE FROM BROWN COUNTY - 11-16-00342-CR
RODRIGUEZ, ISAIAH FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 12-16-00213-CR
FERGUSON, HANSON JR. A/K/A HANSOME FERGUSON JR FROM BELL COUNTY - 14-17-00288-CR
HENDERSON, MICHAEL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00397-CR
JOHNSON, DAVID LYNN FROM SAN SABA COUNTY - 03-17-00083-CR
MORALES-ACOSTA, EMILIA FROM OLDHAM COUNTY - 07-15-00321-CR
HOWARD, SHATANEE FROM SMITH COUNTY - 12-16-00308-CR
CLARK, ROBERT JARRAD FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY - 14-16-00396-CR
FORSHEE, SHELBY CHASE FROM CORYELL COUNTY - 01-17-00567-CR
LEE, JIMMIE DEWAYNE FROM SMITH COUNTY - 12-16-00265-CR
WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER FROM POLK COUNTY - 09-16-00075-CR
PATRICK, JOHN THOMAS FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00712-CR
MINNFEE, BARRY DWAYNE FROM POTTER COUNTY - 07-17-00331-CR
WEBB, ANTHONY KINTA FROM MCLENNAN COUNTY - 10-16-00212-CR
RODRIGUEZ, LUIS CARLOS FROM FORT BEND COUNTY - 01-14-00774-CR
GREEN, MARK FROM NAVARRO COUNTY - 10-13-00131-CR
HIGHTOWER, KENYARA OMAR FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY - 09-16-00289-CR
MENDOZA, ROBERT JR. FROM BROWN COUNTY - 11-15-00232-CR
MEDRANO, JUAN RAMON JR. FROM MAVERICK COUNTY - 04-16-00787-CR
LOVE, LAWRENCE LEWIS FROM MCLENNAN COUNTY - 10-16-00380-CR
MCKENZIE, TIMOTHY LEE FROM SHACKELFORD COUNTY - 11-16-00043-CR
SHIVERS, DONALD RAY JR. FROM WICHITA COUNTY - 02-16-00387-CR
MCCANN, SEAN FROM DENTON COUNTY - 02-16-00450-CR
FLETCHER, JR., JAMIE FROM TRAVIS COUNTY - 03-17-00575-CR
BRADLEY, JERMAINE NOLON FROM FORT BEND COUNTY - 01-16-00375-CR
MACIAS, JOHNNY MELCHOR FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00664-CR
GRIFFIN, T-ROY QUANTRELL FROM TAYLOR COUNTY - 11-17-00005-CR
WALKER, DONTRAY FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00139-CR
AMARO-SOLIS, DOMINGO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00484-CR
NGUYEN, DANNY QUOC FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-17-00090-CR
SHEFFER, DANIEL C. FROM BEXAR COUNTY - 04-16-00785-CR
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
BOCANEGRA, CALUB FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00198-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER WOULD GRANT
METTS, ANTHONY AUSTIN FROM MIDLAND COUNTY - 11-13-00203-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER WOULD GRANT
METTS, ANTHONY AUSTIN FROM MIDLAND COUNTY - 11-13-00204-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER WOULD GRANT
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
NELSON, ARDELL TRAVIS COUNTY
CAMPBELL, MICHAEL ANTHONY DALLAS COUNTY
CAMPBELL, MICHAEL ANTHONY DALLAS COUNTY
FURCH, CHAD LOUIS JACKSON COUNTY
FURCH, CHAD LOUIS JACKSON COUNTY
ROSENBUSCH, TAYLOR RAE BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
ROSENBUSCH, TAYLOR RAE BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
STEELE, LARRY RANDALL MADISON COUNTY
ROSS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER HARRIS COUNTY
RODRIGUEZ, FERNANDO JR. WEBB COUNTY
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE WALKER  [ PDF/263 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
(JUDGE KEEL JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
MOORE, ADAM K LUBBOCK COUNTY
GONZALES, JOSE III NUECES COUNTY
CADRIEL, AROLDO HUMBERTO CAMERON COUNTY
LAMBERSON, KELLY BISHOP HARRIS COUNTY
CORTEZ, JOSE ANTONIO BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE HERVEY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
CORTEZ, JOSE ANTONIO BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE HERVEY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
BYRD, ALTON VON SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY
VALDES, RAFAEL GUZMAN DALLAS COUNTY
HALSELL, JAMES BEXAR COUNTY
DOTSON, RICKEY LEE LAMAR COUNTY
ACHORD, DONALD RAY GALVESTON COUNTY
BUTLER, LEMARKOUS DEMOND GREGG COUNTY
BUTLER, LEMARKOUS DEMOND GREGG COUNTY
TAYLOR, TRENTON JOSEPH VICTORIA COUNTY
WILLIAMS, FRANJESSICA DALLAS COUNTY
LOPEZ, CARLOS CATALAN DALLAS COUNTY
FRAZIER, NATHANIEL JR. TOM GREEN COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
WYNN, LEE ARTHUR DALLAS COUNTY
STODDART, CHRISTOPHER WAYNE HARRIS COUNTY
REDMOND, RANDELL JOSEPH GONZALES COUNTY
CAMPOS, ABRAHAM BRAZORIA COUNTY
CAVITT, RAYMOND LEE HARRIS COUNTY
LUCIOUS, JACK JR. HARRIS COUNTY
SALAZAR, DAVID FORT BEND COUNTY
SALAZAR, DAVID FORT BEND COUNTY
HEROD, DONALD WAYNE HARRIS COUNTY
NIETO, CHARLES FRANKIE SMITH COUNTY
POWELL, EDWIN JAMES HARRIS COUNTY
LEYBA, ROLAND MCLENNAN COUNTY
JOHNSON, JIMMIE HARRIS COUNTY
JOHNSON, JIMMIE HARRIS COUNTY
SCOTT, KEVIN TAYLOR COUNTY
BOLEN, CHANCE DOUGLAS TERRY COUNTY
BUSBY, WYATT ELLIS HARRIS COUNTY
GRACIA, MARLIN JUAN DALLAS COUNTY
GRACIA, MARLIN JUAN DALLAS COUNTY
WILLIAMS, GENE AUTRY JR. GREGG COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
RICE, REGINALD DONELL DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
RICE, REGINALD DONELL DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
FREDERICK, JOHN TAYLOR JR DE WITT COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CHANDLER, TANJIA COLLEEN JEFFERSON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - CASE PREMATURELY FORWARDED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BERLANGA, ERNESTO CAMERON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SUMMERLIN, JEFFREY ALLEN GUADALUPE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SILVAS, FREDDY JAMES LIMESTONE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MAZA, RICHARD LEE SAN PATRICIO COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PARKER, SHAWN LYNN WILLIAMSON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
YEARWOOD, KEVIN JON HUNT COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
YEARWOOD, KEVIN JON HUNT COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
HILL, LAMARKUS KENTRELLE WALKER COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SMITH, RODNEY EUGENE DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BULLMAN, CURTIS NATHANIEL ORANGE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
HALL, KENNETH DEWAYNE LAMAR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED/DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
HEANEY, PATRICK COLLIN COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
DOTSON, RICKEY LEE LAMAR COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
DOTSON, RICKEY LEE LAMAR COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
DOTSON, RICKEY LEE LAMAR COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
STODDART, CHRISTOPHER WAYNE HARRIS COUNTY
MOODY, DONALD SR. TARRANT COUNTY
HOSEA, MICHAEL HARRIS COUNTY
KENNEDY, MICHAEL ALLYN ANDERSON COUNTY
SULA, JOEY FORT BEND COUNTY
ROBINSON, MICHAEL BERNARD DALLAS COUNTY
BERNAL, JOSE LUIS HARRIS COUNTY
KELLEY, TOMMY JOE AKA ADAMS, TOMMY JOE TRAVIS COUNTY
ROSS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER HARRIS COUNTY
MCKINNEY, FRANKIE RAY MIDLAND COUNTY
CORTEZ, JOSE ANTONIO BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE HERVEY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
BYRD, ALTON VON SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY
REED, KEISHUNN LAMONT HARRIS COUNTY
FRAZIER, NATHANIEL JR. TOM GREEN COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
NOBLE, REGINALD ARLEIGH DALLAS COUNTY
NOBLE, REGINALD ARLEIGH DALLAS COUNTY
NOBLE, REGINALD ARLEIGH DALLAS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
BLACKWELL, WILLIAM HARRISON ECTOR COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER/OPINION - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/157 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS HELD IN ABEYANCE AND RESPONDENT IS ORDERED TO FILE ANSWER:
TAYLOR, BILLY BANDRATE RED RIVER COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PETERS, BRSHAI KEVIN HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
IN RE STATE OF TEXAS, EX REL. WILSON TARRANT COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/217 KB ]
 
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CONSTANCIO, MANUEL AKA CONSTANCIO, MANUEL RUIZ IV TOM GREEN COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER PREVIOUSLY ENTERED:
TIBBS, JAMES ISHMAEL JEFFERSON COUNTY
WILKINS, BILLY CHARLES BROWN COUNTY
MATTHEWS, DEDRICK DEAN SMITH COUNTY