Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for November 15, 2017
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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PROENZA, ABRAHAM JACOB FROM CAMERON COUNTY - 13-13-00172-CR
 
AFFIRMED IN PART AND REMANDED TO THE COURT OF APPEALS - OPINION JUDGE KEASLER  [ PDF/358 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE ALCALA JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/285 KB ]
 
(JUDGE YEARY JOINED)
(JUDGE KEEL JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
BURCH, DAN DALE FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY - 09-14-00361-CR
 
REVERSED COA; AFFIRMED THE TRIAL COURT - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/253 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE KEEL  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
(JUDGE YEARY JOINED)
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
ARMSTRONG, DOUGLAS TYRONE HIDALGO COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/389 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/236 KB ]
 
(JUDGE KEASLER JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MCCLELLAN, KENNETH JAYE TARRANT COUNTY
 
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF DENIED - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/236 KB ]
 
JUDGE YEARY CONCURRED
JUDGE NEWELL CONCURRED
 
PUBLISHED
PENA, MARTIN HARRIS COUNTY
 
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF DENIED - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/260 KB ]
 
JUDGE KEEL CONCURRED
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE NEWELL  [ PDF/258 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE RICHARDSON  [ PDF/284 KB ]
 
(JUDGE ALCALA JOINED)
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/240 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE WALKER  [ PDF/256 KB ]
 
(JUDGE ALCALA JOINED)
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
 
NON-PUBLISHED
RUBIO, ARMANDO NUECES COUNTY
 
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF DENIED - OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/381 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ON APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW:
AMIE, WILLIE LEE JR. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00385-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT REFORMED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/178 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
AMIE, WILLIE LEE JR. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00386-CR
 
REVERSED COA; JUDGMENT OF TRIAL COURT REFORMED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/178 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE YEARY  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
RODGERS, WARREN KEITH WOOD COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/240 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE YEARY JOINED)
 
NON-PUBLISHED
LEWIS, JORDAN WILSON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
(JUDGE KEEL JOINED)
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE KEASLER  [ PDF/218 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
(JUDGE YEARY JOINED)
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BOYKEN, LACI MARIE SMITH COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
GOMEZ, VICTOR EL PASO COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
STATE'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
SONNIER, ERNEST LEE HARRIS COUNTY
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER AND JUDGES KEASLER AND HERVEY WOULD GRANT
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
AMIE, WILLIE LEE JR. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00385-CR
AMIE, WILLIE LEE JR. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-15-00386-CR
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
LEE, JOHN KENNETH FROM VICTORIA COUNTY - 13-15-00514-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
RAMJATTANSINGH, JASON FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-01089-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL BE PERMITTED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
WARDEN, ROBERT ANTHONY FROM GUADALUPE COUNTY - 04-16-00099-CR
TAYLOR, DARRON ANTOINE DEWAYNE FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00971-CR
BENAFFANE, SOFIANE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00840-CR
 
JUDGE HERVEY NOT PARTICIPATING
NICHOLSON, AMOURI LAVELLE FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 07-17-00030-CR
TURNER, CHARLES ROSS FROM BROWN COUNTY - 11-15-00326-CR
TORRES, FIDEL VALDES FROM WISE COUNTY - 02-16-00322-CR
ARROYO, CLAUDIA FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00802-CR
ARROYO, CLAUDIA FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00803-CR
ARROYO, CLAUDIA FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00804-CR
ORTIZ, JUAN FROM BELL COUNTY - 03-16-00060-CR
LEWIS, MOTYPHE SHARONE FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-01790-CR
HOWARD, ASHLEY MERE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00120-CR
HENDERSON, ROMON J. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00208-CR
KING, NATHAN ALLEN FROM VAN ZANDT COUNTY - 12-16-00195-CR
TAYLOR, MICHAEL AARON FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00946-CR
ORTIZ, DAVID MATTHEW FROM EL PASO COUNTY - 08-15-00344-CR
EGUADE, JAVIER FROM EL PASO COUNTY - 08-15-00268-CR
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
DAVIS, STEVEN FROM GONZALES COUNTY - 13-15-00355-CR
HILL, JOSHUA JAMES FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-16-00106-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER WOULD GRANT
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KYLES, RICHARD DELAIN HARRIS COUNTY
MCBRIDE, KIRK WAYNE COMAL COUNTY
MCBRIDE, KIRK WAYNE COMAL COUNTY
HINOJOSA, MIGUEL TRAVIS COUNTY
PESINA, THOMAS DALLAS COUNTY
FORD, JOSEPH CLYDE MCLENNAN COUNTY
DURAN, FRANCISCO JR. CAMERON COUNTY
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MCINTOSH, TIMOTHY JEROME HARRIS COUNTY
CHAVEZ, RICHARD TOM GREEN COUNTY
BURKS, KENDRICK HARRIS COUNTY
HERR, BRODY WAYNE WALLER COUNTY
MAYREIS, SHAWN HARRIS COUNTY
FLORES, SAUL ISSAC TRAVIS COUNTY
EDWARDS, DONNY RAY VAN ZANDT COUNTY
HILL, CHARLES DANE JACKSON COUNTY
HILL, CHARLES DANE JACKSON COUNTY
HILL, CHARLES DANE JACKSON COUNTY
BOOKER, BILLY JOE JOHNSON COUNTY
BOOKER, BILLY JOE JOHNSON COUNTY
SULLIVAN, DWIGHT DALLAS COUNTY
SULLIVAN, DWIGHT POTTER COUNTY
SULLIVAN, DWIGHT POTTER COUNTY
SULLIVAN, DWIGHT WALKER COUNTY
PIERCE, JOSEPH MICHAEL SMITH COUNTY
COLON, IVAN DAVID AKA FERNEY CUESTA HARRIS COUNTY
ROSALEZ, IGNACIO AKA ROSALEZ, IGNACIO JR. HARRIS COUNTY
DENVER, WILLIAM RUSSELL DALLAS COUNTY
DENVER, WILLIAM RUSSELL DALLAS COUNTY
ESCOBAR, DIONESIO CEZARIO DALLAS COUNTY
BRYANT, CURTIS JR. DALLAS COUNTY
HAYNES, RONALD WAYNE WOOD COUNTY
SHARP, STEVEN RAY TARRANT COUNTY
SPENCER, BREANNA BROWN COUNTY
JOHNSON, RICKY LAVELLE BELL COUNTY
WAGONER, BLAINE ANTHONY BELL COUNTY
SWAFFORD, KEVIN TIRRELL BELL COUNTY
MORENO, LAWRENCE RANDALL COUNTY
MAJORS, KENNETH ANTWON MCLENNAN COUNTY
RENTON, KEVIN ALAN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
MCGEE, ULYSSES IZEAL DALLAS COUNTY
JOHNSON, JONATHAN LA DANIEL AKA JOHNSTON, JONATHAN LA DANIEL BEXAR COUNTY
PEREZ, JOSE ANTONIO DALLAS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
HINOJOSA, MIGUEL CAMERON COUNTY
TERRY, STERLIN WALKER COUNTY
MCCARTNEY, JAMES WESLEY TOM GREEN COUNTY
MCCARTNEY, JAMES WESLEY TOM GREEN COUNTY
MCKNIGHT, STEVEN TARRANT COUNTY
SCOTT, DAVE COLLIN COUNTY
SCOTT, DAVE COLLIN COUNTY
SCOTT, DAVE COLLIN COUNTY
ORTIZ, MARCOS LOPEZ GALVESTON COUNTY
VILLNAVE, STEVEN EDWARD WILLIAMSON COUNTY
STILLWELL, GERALD WAYNE WILLIAMSON COUNTY
MONTOYA, ELISEO JR MCLENNAN COUNTY
MONTOYA, ELISEO JR MCLENNAN COUNTY
MONTOYA, ELISEO JR MCLENNAN COUNTY
MONTOYA, ELISEO JR MCLENNAN COUNTY
MILLER, JERRY LEE DALLAS COUNTY
YOUNKER, JACOB SCOTT FORT BEND COUNTY
YOUNKER, JACOB SCOTT FORT BEND COUNTY
DAVIS, STANDLEY DELANO WALKER COUNTY
RODRIGUEZ, SAMUEL ESPINOZA HARRIS COUNTY
GREEN, TERRA DENIK HARRIS COUNTY
SWANSON, ANTOINE DELEVAN DALLAS COUNTY
TEEGARDIN, JONATHAN DAVID WILLIAMSON COUNTY
JOHNSON, BRIAN DARNELL GALVESTON COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
CUELLAR, RAYMOND LEE CALHOUN COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
CUELLAR, RAYMOND LEE CALHOUN COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
DUKE, TIMMY LYNN DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MILLER, RODNEY EARL ECTOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PEREZ, JUAN FRANCISCO GALVESTON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SAMNANI, FIROZ NOOR DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
YOAKUM, ROBERT DOUGLAS JR. AKA YOAKUM, ROBERT WAYNE LIMESTONE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ARTICLE 11.071 APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
ARMSTRONG, DOUGLAS TYRONE HIDALGO COUNTY
 
DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ARMSTRONG, DOUGLAS TYRONE HIDALGO COUNTY
 
DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ARMSTRONG, DOUGLAS TYRONE HIDALGO COUNTY
 
DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED/DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
WILLIAMS, JAMES RAY KAUFMAN COUNTY
 
DENIED/DISMISSED WITH ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KINDRED, HERMAN LEE JACKSON COUNTY
ORTIZ, MARCOS LOPEZ GALVESTON COUNTY
BRANTLEY, ROSS THOMAS III TARRANT COUNTY
COLON, IVAN DAVID AKA CUESTA, FERNEY HARRIS COUNTY
MCVADE, BOBBY TRAVIS COUNTY
WYSACK, MICHAEL EDWARD BRAZORIA COUNTY
MIDDLETON, QUENTIN AZRIEL MCLENNAN COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
SMITH, TRENT ALVON
JARAMILLO, LUIS RAY JR. BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
REPOSA, ADAM TRAVIS COUNTY
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/320 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
(JUDGE NEWELL JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE WRIT OF PROHIBITION DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER
ORTIZ, MARCOS LOPEZ GALVESTON COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
GARRETT, ROGER EVAN EL PASO COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER/OPINION - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/159 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS HELD IN ABEYANCE AND RESPONDENT IS ORDERED TO FILE ANSWER:
RICHARDSON, PETE LAVARD HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/212 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
LOPEZ, ARNOLDO DAVID BROOKS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
LOPEZ, EFRAIN HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/210 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER PREVIOUSLY ENTERED:
DODSON, VERTEN III TRAVIS COUNTY
WARD, DANNY LEE RANDALL COUNTY
TOWERY, DOSHEE SWAN BOWIE COUNTY