Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for May 9, 2018
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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ESTES, RUSSELL LAMAR FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-14-00460-CR
 
REVERSED COA; REMANDED COA - OPINION JUDGE KEASLER  [ PDF/317 KB ]
 
CONCURRING & DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/309 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
JUDGE ALCALA DISSENTED
 
PUBLISHED
GARCIA, EX PARTE SAMUEL OSVALDO FROM CAMERON COUNTY - 13-16-00427-CR
 
AFFIRMED COA - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/236 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
NOLLEY, JOHN EARL TARRANT COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
JENSEN, JIMMY JAY WILLIAMSON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
JOSEPH, JUSLET AKA JUSLET, JOSEPH POTTER COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
(JUDGE YEARY JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
YOUNGER, DWAYNE AKA YOUNGER, DWAYNE DON-PORTIS DENTON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
GARCIA, RALPH JR. GALVESTON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
WEST, BOBBY JACK JR. FROM HUTCHINSON COUNTY - 07-16-00195-CR
GODKIN, DELL IVAN FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY - 09-16-00306-CR
GUTIERREZ, ELIAS MUNOZ FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00552-CR
LEWIS, EX PARTE WILLIAM SOLOMON FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00629-CR
QUIROGA, RAMON ALBERTO GONZALEZ A/K/A RAMON ALBERTO QUIROGA GONZALEZ FROM CAMERON COUNTY - 13-16-00470-CR
WAHLENBERG, GUSTAVO FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY - 09-16-00137-CR
GOMEZ, VICTOR FROM EL PASO COUNTY - 08-12-00001-CR
RHODES, KENNETH FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-01424-CR
LOPEZ, CHRISTOPHER RENE FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00310-CR
WILBANKS, DAVID FROM DENTON COUNTY - 02-16-00305-CR
ORTIZ, RAYNALDO RIVERA FROM COLLIN COUNTY - 05-16-00817-CR
BUTLER, JIMMY LEE FROM BRAZORIA COUNTY - 01-16-00397-CR
BILBRO, JAMES FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-17-00120-CR
MACK, CRAIG FROM MCLENNAN COUNTY - 10-18-00006-CR
JIMENEZ, RUBEN FROM NUECES COUNTY - 13-16-00048-CR
VELA, RICARDO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00786-CR
HENNINGTON, CLIFTON FROM HAYS COUNTY - 03-16-00332-CR
LEWIS, TRYSTON EARL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00415-CR
APPELLEE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
SOUTH, VIRGINIA FROM SMITH COUNTY - 12-17-00176-CR
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
BOONE, TOMMY EARL JR HARRIS COUNTY
JONES, BYRON LIONEL GALVESTON COUNTY
RIOS, RUDY BEXAR COUNTY
MATTOX, TIMOTHY MITCHELL COUNTY
HAYES, CHARLES RAY MCLENNAN COUNTY
TOLIVER, ANDREW GRAYSON COUNTY
WESTERBY, CHARLES RANDALL COUNTY
ALLEN, CHARLES ANTHONY SR. DALLAS COUNTY
DRAGOO, RANDY LEE TARRANT COUNTY
EDWARDS, JOHN DOUGLAS MONTGOMERY COUNTY
STEWART, WILLIAM JAMES VAN ZANDT COUNTY
JIMENEZ, JOE AKA JIMENEZ JR., JOE RAFAEL BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
JIMENEZ, JOE AKA JIMENEZ JR., JOE RAFAEL BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
BENITEZ, JOSE TRAVIS COUNTY
DEPAEPE, TIMOTHY EDWARD TARRANT COUNTY
PAYNE, LATRAIL O HARRIS COUNTY
SONNENBERG, GRAHAM TRAVIS COUNTY
GRIFFITH, MICHAEL WAYNE TARRANT COUNTY
OVERLY, RICKY DALE HOPKINS COUNTY
BURKS, ANTWAIN MAURICE FORT BEND COUNTY
SALAZ, JOSE J HARRIS COUNTY
SMITH, MARTRICE S. SMITH COUNTY
CAMERON, ALBERT JR. HARRIS COUNTY
HOLLIS, RONNIE VAN ZANDT COUNTY
AGUILAR, JOSE ALBERT SMITH COUNTY
CORDOVA, ANTHONY EL PASO COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KENNEDY, MARTIN LEE TRAVIS COUNTY
PARKER, STEVE VIC AKA WILSON, JERRY MCLENNAN COUNTY
GARRETT, MICHAEL COLLIN COUNTY
CLERKLY, LEONARD E. TARRANT COUNTY
DRAGOO, RANDY LEE TARRANT COUNTY
VASQUEZ, JORGE BEXAR COUNTY
WOOTEN, CHRISTOPHER BENNETT HOWARD COUNTY
WHITE, ONTURIA LAWADE HARRIS COUNTY
JEFFERSON, CURLEY HAWTHORNE MARION COUNTY
BACKSTROM, STEVEN MICHAEL BURNET COUNTY
NOWDEN, CHARLES CLEVELAND TARRANT COUNTY
DAVIS, RICKY D TARRANT COUNTY
HENRY, SAMUEL DENTON COUNTY
TAYLOR, PATRICK NICHOLAS POLK COUNTY
STAFFORD, THOMAS EUGENE ECTOR COUNTY
HOLLY, LORINE GLENN ORANGE COUNTY
COLLINS, WILLIAM LUBBOCK COUNTY
BEEN, JOHNATHAN AKA BEEN, JOHNATHAN PIERCE BEXAR COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
BRIEN, JOSHUA MANUEL HARRIS COUNTY
MENDOZA, VICENTE HARRIS COUNTY
NARD, THOMAS EARL CASS COUNTY
NARD, THOMAS EARL CASS COUNTY
CROSS, ANDREW JOSEPH BRAZORIA COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
GONZALEZ, KENNY HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
TAYLOR, SAM DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/220 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MENDOZA, MARTIN AKA MENDOZA, MARTIN JR RUSK COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
FRANCISCOSANCHEZ, NOHEL DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
NOBLE, GREGORY GRANT DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CANO, JUAN DANIEL GRAY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
HINOJOSA, DANIEL RIOS ELLIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
TRAN, CAN VAN COLLIN COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
BOWMAN, WALLACE WAYNE JR. MONTAGUE COUNTY
KINDRED, HERMAN LEE BELL COUNTY
 
JUDGE WALKER DID NOT PARTICIPATE
STERLING, JOSEPH MICHAEL HARRIS COUNTY
STERLING, JOSEPH MICHAEL
GONZALEZ, KENNY HARRIS COUNTY
STILLS, TROY ALAN GRAYSON COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
MCHENRY, CURTIS
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER ENTERED:
BRANTLEY, ROSS THOMAS III TARRANT COUNTY
 
ABUSE OF WRIT - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
STITES, DAMON JOSHUA BRAZORIA COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER/OPINION - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/158 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS HELD IN ABEYANCE AND RESPONDENT IS ORDERED TO FILE ANSWER:
LEACHMAN, MATTHEW JAMES HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ALANIZ, JOSE NUECES COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BOUDREAUX, CLARENCE JOSEPH HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER PREVIOUSLY ENTERED:
RODARTE, JOHN SR. BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE