Victory: Fred Stangl

Fred Stangl had a victory in County Court at Law No. 1 today. Judge Rusty Ladd granted Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Evidence in the case of State vs. Glendyle McCandless, a possession of marijuana case. The case involved police officers entering the defendant’s home without a warrant and conducting a search despite the defendant’s directive:…

Victory: Patrick Metze

Professor Metze had an appellate win in Cochran county. The State got an lesser included instruction on a lesser that did not exist. Kudos to Chris Dennis for preserving the error and Prof. Pat for getting the “three wise men” in Amarillo to recognize error when they see it. Good job guys.

Victory: Anna Ricker & Anna McSpadden

Anna Ricker and Anna McSpadden Holland just won an appeal, reversed and remanded, with the sole point of error being the court’s denial of a requested charge of the defense of mistake of fact. Congratulations lady-gladiators!!!

Victory: Ted Hogan

Ted Hogan got a Probation from a jury last week on a Possession With Intent to Deliver where Mandi had offered 10 to do. That one goes in the “win” column. Good Job Ted!

Victories: Vince Martinez, Cynthia Mendoza, & Mark Snodgrass

Vince Martinez got a 2 word verdict in CCAL#1 last week. Here is his summary of the facts: “Last week we got a not guilty verdict in CC#1 on a case of domestic assault. The relationship was boyfriend-girlfriend. The jury was out about 2 and 1/2 hours before reaching a verdict. Prosecutors were Jennifer and…

Victories: Brad Moore & David Martinez

Two wins to report. Both in Terry County. Brad Moore got a 10 year probation out of a Terry Co. Jury for his client who came up from the Valley for the watermelon harvest. A knife was displayed in the process of the robbery but not used in any other way. As for David Martinez,…

Victory: Fred Stangl

We just received word that Fred Stangl had a win in Gaines County Court, even as he defends Ro-Ro in Randall County. It was a DWI motion to suppress based on an illegal stop. A convenience store clerk told the cop that some girls had been in the store complaining about a man following them…

Victory: Michael Montoya & Raymond Shackleford

Michael Montoya & Raymond Shackleford won a DWI in CCL#2. The Jury was out one hour. No FST and no BT. Defense team attempted to qualify David Haggler, former Narcotic officer, as an expert on Police training and tactics when a suspect refuses tests. But to no avail. Prosecutor was Jacob, it was his first…