Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for December 6, 2017
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
GIBBS, LARRY DONNELL WEBB COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
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DAWSON, RONNIE LEE JR. FANNIN COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
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DAWSON, RONNIE LEE JR. FANNIN COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/229 KB ]
 
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GREER, LINZALE DORSETTE GALVESTON COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/223 KB ]
 
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CANTU, HUMBERTO HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
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APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
WARD, MICHAEL ALEXANDER FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 06-16-00136-CR
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
BRAUGHTON, CHRISTOPHER ERNEST FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00393-CR
 
JUDGE HERVEY NOT PARTICIPATING
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL BE PERMITTED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
MAPOLISA, SHEPHARD FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00711-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER WOULD GRANT
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
ROY, KELVIN LEE FROM ORANGE COUNTY - 09-14-00367-CR
 
PRESIDING JUDGE KELLER AND JUDGES KEASLER AND HERVEY WOULD GRANT
APPELLEE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
WORRELL, RANDALL LEE FROM BURNET COUNTY - 03-16-00749-CR
DEWBRE, CHRISTOPHER REID FROM TRAVIS COUNTY - 03-15-00786-CR
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
LOWE, EDMOND STEVEN DALLAS COUNTY
RICHARDSON, ROBERT E JEFFERSON COUNTY
TILLMAN, JESSE REE HARRIS COUNTY
HARRIS, SHANNON KEITH BRAZORIA COUNTY
LEESON, SALLY JO GUADALUPE COUNTY
LEESON, SALLY JO GUADALUPE COUNTY
LEESON, SALLY JO GUADALUPE COUNTY
LEESON, SALLY JO GUADALUPE COUNTY
LEESON, SALLY JO GUADALUPE COUNTY
LEWIS-GRANT, LESLIE MEGAN CORYELL COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
STATEN, SIMEON DESHON HARRIS COUNTY
DAVIS, HOWARD EUGENE MCLENNAN COUNTY
HERNANDEZ, DANIEL DENTON COUNTY
HERNANDEZ, DANIEL DENTON COUNTY
HOLMAN, CLAVETON JAMOND FORT BEND COUNTY
HOLMAN, CLAVETON JAMOND FORT BEND COUNTY
MONTGOMERY, TRACEY AKA MONTGOMERY, TRACEY LEE DALLAS COUNTY
TUKES, JAMAAR LAKENDRICK JASPER COUNTY
NEAL, ANTHONY WAYNE FREESTONE COUNTY
CAVAZOS, ABRAHAM EL PASO COUNTY
CAVAZOS, ABRAHAM EL PASO COUNTY
THOMPSON, RONALD WAYNE EL PASO COUNTY
CANTU, JOSE BAUTISTA AKA CANTU, JOSE JR. TYLER COUNTY
BOONE, TREY ETHAN HOOD COUNTY
DENVER, WILLIAM RUSSELL DALLAS COUNTY
DIMICK, ERIC NUECES COUNTY
STEPHENS, BRENT DENTON COUNTY
STEPHENS, BRENT DENTON COUNTY
WILLIAMS, BRANDON JOSEPH BRAZORIA COUNTY
PADGETT, SHAWN RAY TARRANT COUNTY
CLAYTON, JEFFREY EUGENE AKA CLAYTON, JEFFORY EUGENE TARRANT COUNTY
DAIGLE, MILES JOSEPH POTTER COUNTY
GILLCHREST, SHAWN AKA GILCHREST, SHAWN POTTER COUNTY
DIAZ, MICHAEL HARRIS COUNTY
SHEPHERD, RODNEY EVAN ANGELINA COUNTY
MARTINEZ, PEDRO ELIZONDO JR. WILLIAMSON COUNTY
GALICIA, JUAN JOSE TRAVIS COUNTY
SANTILOPEZ, ENRIQUE HARRIS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
MARTINEZ, ROBERT JR. BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
PORTER, ORVIS WAYNE DALLAS COUNTY
ZUNIGA, ALBERT BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE RICHARDSON DID NOT PARTICIPATE
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
CRISSUP, KENNETH NUECES COUNTY
ORTIZ, ALFREDO G BEXAR COUNTY
VANN, WILLIAM ROBERT JR. JEFFERSON COUNTY
DICKERSON, SANDY RAY TARRANT COUNTY
DICKERSON, SANDY RAY TARRANT COUNTY
DOUGLAS, KENNETH WAYNE TARRANT COUNTY
COMPARAN, CARLO RAMON TRAVIS COUNTY
WILSON, TRACY LYNN HOWARD COUNTY
WILSON, TRACY LYNN HOWARD COUNTY
COOPER, MARCUS A. BEXAR COUNTY
GRAVES, LORENZO CECIL RANDALL COUNTY
KELLEY, TOMMY JOE AKA ADAMS, TOMMY JOE TRAVIS COUNTY
CAVAZOS, ABRAHAM EL PASO COUNTY
PORTER, PAUL LAMAR COUNTY
RICHARDSON, DARIEN DEVONTE AKA RICHARDSON, DARRIEN HARRIS COUNTY
ZAVALA, DAVID EL PASO COUNTY
BADAR, ZUBAID REHMAN HARRIS COUNTY
JONES, BEVERLY DEAN BURLESON COUNTY
BLOSSOM, JADE LUBBOCK COUNTY
WHITE, RICKY GLEN JR. TAYLOR COUNTY
MITCHAM, JOHNATHON KIETH TOM GREEN COUNTY
GASCA, BRANDON LEE TARRANT COUNTY
GAMEZ, MARVIN BEXAR COUNTY
SAVOY, JASON CHARLES HARRIS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
MEDRANO, EDWARD FERNANDEZ MIDLAND COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
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MEDRANO, EDWARD FERNANDEZ MIDLAND COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
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HERNANDEZ, ARMANDO HAYS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
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NOBLETT, JEFFERY SEAN POTTER COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
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STEVENS, DAVID EVERETT WICHITA COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/233 KB ]
 
CONCURRING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/221 KB ]
 
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SMITH, WILLIAM AKA SMITH, BILL NUECES COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/232 KB ]
 
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HUGHES, BRANDON DONYA DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
JUDGE WALKER DID NOT PARTICIPATE
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ZAMORA, RENE TRAVIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
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ARTICLE 11.071 APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
DAVIS, BRIAN EDWARD HARRIS COUNTY
 
REMAND TR CT W/ORDER ART. 11.071, SEC. 6 - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/405 KB ]
 
JUDGE NEWELL DID NOT PARTICIPATE.
 
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WOOD, JEFFERY LEE KERR COUNTY
 
REMAND TR CT W/ORDER ART. 11.071, SEC. 6 - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/380 KB ]
 
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MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
MCBRIDE, KIRK WAYNE
JOHNSON, LONNIE LYNN ANDERSON COUNTY
WHITFIELD, RONALD DWAYNE HARRIS COUNTY
ISAAC, GARY DALLAS COUNTY
CROW, TEMMIE GENE
MYHAND, DARRELL
GATEWOOD, GERALD DON GAINES COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
THOELE, TROY BRAZOS COUNTY
TILLEY, STANLEY RENARD SR. CHEROKEE COUNTY
MEDRANO, EDWARD FERNANDEZ MIDLAND COUNTY
WALKER, CHRISTOPHER DALLAS COUNTY
HULSOPPLE, DONALD LOWELL JR. GILLESPIE COUNTY
IN RE CYNTHIA MENDOZA, RELATOR HOCKLEY COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
MCBRIDE, KIRK WAYNE
DOVE, DAMON KENDRICK
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER ENTERED:
GARCIA, JESSE FRIO COUNTY
 
ABUSE OF WRIT - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
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APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
HENDERSON, NICHOLAS LILROB ROCKWALL COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF DENIED WITH WRITTEN ORDER/OPINION - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/156 KB ]
 
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MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS HELD IN ABEYANCE AND RESPONDENT IS ORDERED TO FILE ANSWER:
DELOSSANTOS, MARIO TOM GREEN COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/219 KB ]
 
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MORTON, STEVEN LOWELL JOHNSON COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/214 KB ]
 
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ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER PREVIOUSLY ENTERED:
QUINTON, LAWRENCE GENE MCLENNAN COUNTY
QUINTON, LAWRENCE GENE MCLENNAN COUNTY
RANDOLPH, ALBERT SMITH COUNTY
RANDOLPH, ALBERT SMITH COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF PROCEDENDO DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
KELLEY, TOMMY JOE TRAVIS COUNTY