Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for October 4, 2017
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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RICKS, CEDRIC ALLEN FROM TARRANT COUNTY
 
AFFIRMED - OPINION JUDGE RICHARDSON  [ PDF/392 KB ]
 
JUDGE ALCALA CONCURRED IN THE RESULT
 
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LEE, RONALD EDGAR JR. FROM TAYLOR COUNTY - 11-14-00198-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT REFORMED - OPINION JUDGE KEEL  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
JUDGE KEASLER CONCURRED
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
(PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
MEDINA, HECTOR ROLANDO DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/207 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE KEASLER  [ PDF/235 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
ON APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW:
GUERRERO, GREGORIO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-13-00821-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT MODIFIED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/200 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
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GUERRERO, GREGORIO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-13-00822-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT MODIFIED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/200 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
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JOHNSON, WILLIAM FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-14-00475-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT MODIFIED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/199 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
JUDGE HERVEY NOT PARTICIPATING
 
PUBLISHED
DAVIS, TERRELL LADEL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00163-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT MODIFIED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/199 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/211 KB ]
 
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ON STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW:
DAVIS, BLAKE CHRISTOPHER FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-15-00232-CR
 
VACATED COA; REMANDED COA - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
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PEREZ, OSVALDO MIGUEL FROM EL PASO COUNTY - 08-13-00024-CR
 
VACATED COA; REMANDED COA - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
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SILLER, MARIO ALBERTO FROM TAYLOR COUNTY - 11-15-00016-CR
 
VACATED COA; REMANDED COA - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
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HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
BUTLER, CAL MAURICE DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
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SONNIER, ERNEST LEE HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/220 KB ]
 
(JUDGE KEASLER JOINED)
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
BROOKS, QUINCY DEVON GALVESTON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
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BRIEFS ORDERED ON FILE AND SET WRITS:
ALVAREZ, ERNESTO GARCIA JOHNSON COUNTY
 
BRIEFS DUE ON FILE AND SET WRIT - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
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APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING GRANTED:
MILLER, ARTHUR FRANKLIN JR. FROM COLLIN COUNTY - 05-14-01065-CR
APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
REED, RODNEY FROM BASTROP COUNTY
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
LANG, TERRI REGINA FROM BURNET COUNTY - 03-15-00332-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
BEHAM, RODERICK FROM BOWIE COUNTY - 06-16-00094-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
ONTIVEROSVALENCIA, DOMINGO FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00318-CR
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/198 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
JUDGE ALCALA WOULD GRANT
 
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HORN, DAVID ALLAN FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00134-CR
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/197 KB ]
 
JUDGE ALCALA WOULD GRANT
 
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HORTON, JAMES ALAN FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00229-CR
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/219 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
JUDGE ALCALA WOULD GRANT
 
PUBLISHED
BURKE, RUSSELL LEE FROM LLANO COUNTY - 04-16-00220-CR
DAVY, LONNIE DOUGLAS FROM HILL COUNTY - 07-16-00262-CR
DAVY, LONNIE DOUGLAS FROM HILL COUNTY - 07-16-00263-CR
CASTILLO, ARRON JOSHUA FROM MIDLAND COUNTY - 11-14-00280-CR
RAWLINS, JONATHAN FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00435-CR
MATA, ERASMO JR. FROM HIDALGO COUNTY - 13-16-00019-CR
SHELTON, ERIC LLOYD FROM BRAZORIA COUNTY - 14-16-00173-CR
PLATAS, JUAN FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00410-CR
CHAPPELL, MICHAEL FROM DENTON COUNTY - 02-16-00126-CR
SCHULTZ, JAMES OWEN FROM CAMERON COUNTY - 13-15-00427-CR
HARRIS, NORRIS JR. FROM LUBBOCK COUNTY - 07-16-00435-CR
KULOW, CHRISTOPHER GENE FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY - 14-15-00858-CR
MONTEZ, ASHLEY MARIE FROM MIDLAND COUNTY - 11-15-00114-CR
WATKINS, GREGORY FROM TRAVIS COUNTY - 13-16-00387-CR
REYES, SHAUNNA MICHELLE FROM SAN PATRICIO COUNTY - 13-15-00438-CR
SMITH, MARKEITA RAYCHELL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00272-CR
GONZALES, MARCUS FROM LUBBOCK COUNTY - 07-16-00472-CR
HERNANDEZ, JESUS G. FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00084-CR
PENIGAR, CHARLES RAY FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00100-CR
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/198 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
JUDGE ALCALA WOULD GRANT
 
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APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
CHURCH, RANDALL LEE WALKER COUNTY
FROSCH, GEORGE EDWARD TAYLOR COUNTY
FROSCH, GEORGE EDWARD TAYLOR COUNTY
HERNANDEZ, ANGEL TRAVIS COUNTY
FIELDS, GRAILAND BEXAR COUNTY
BENITEZ, CESAR AKA PORCAYO, PINO DALLAS COUNTY
BENITEZ, CESAR AKA PORCAYO, PINO DALLAS COUNTY
BENITEZ, CESAR DALLAS COUNTY
BENITEZ, CESAR DALLAS COUNTY
BENITEZ, CESAR DALLAS COUNTY
TAYLOR, LUTHER DALE HOOD COUNTY
SALAZAR, ORLANDO TOM GREEN COUNTY
JAMES, CHARLES RAY HARRISON COUNTY
ALVAREZ, JOE JR. ECTOR COUNTY
GUERRERO-YANEZ, JOSE ANTONIO MCLENNAN COUNTY
RAMIREZ, MARCOS BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
MARIN, JOEL MIDLAND COUNTY
JOLIVETTE, DONTAVIOUS RESHARD BRAZORIA COUNTY
CABRITO, CARLOS MANUEL LIVE OAK COUNTY
GATES, JOHN DAVID MCLENNAN COUNTY
TULLOS, MELISSA BESCH BEXAR COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
JOHNSON, RONALD WAYNE ECTOR COUNTY
HOOD, CHARLES DEAN COLLIN COUNTY
RASHEED, AHMAD VICTORIA COUNTY
BURNS, ANTHONY WAYNE WASHINGTON COUNTY
JENNINGS, GARY DON DALLAS COUNTY
JENNINGS, GARY DON DALLAS COUNTY
BARROSO, RICHARD FITZGERALD FORT BEND COUNTY
BARROSO, RICHARD FITZGERALD FORT BEND COUNTY
BARROSO, RICHARD FITZGERALD FORT BEND COUNTY
BARROSO, RICHARD FITZGERALD FORT BEND COUNTY
HARDING, TIMOTHY SHAYNE JR. DALLAS COUNTY
HARDING, TIMOTHY SHAYNE JR. DALLAS COUNTY
NOVAS, FRANCISCO COLLIN COUNTY
CROSS, KIRSCHEN LEMOND SMITH COUNTY
GOSSELIN, DENIS JOHN AKA GOSSELI, DENIS JOHN ORANGE COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
SKINNER, JESSIE PAUL DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
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STEELE, LARRY RANDALL MADISON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
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NOWDEN, BILLY STEVEN LAMAR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
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DELEON, STEVEN CALDWELL COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
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CORDERO-VARELA, JORGE SMITH COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
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CORDERO-VARELA, JORGE SMITH COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
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SALDANA, JOSE JR. DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
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HOPPER, WILLIAM PRESTON HOOD COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
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APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED/DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
DAVIS, REGINALD LAVON DALLAS COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
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MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KINDRED, HERMAN LEE JACKSON COUNTY
MAX-GEORGE, CECIL HARRIS COUNTY
FIELDS, GRAILAND BEXAR COUNTY
SALAZAR, ORLANDO TOM GREEN COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL WRIT OF MANDAMUS DISMISSED AS MOOT:
JENNINGS, GARY DON DALLAS COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
IMAI, AKIRA DALLAS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE DENIED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/207 KB ]
 
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