Court of Criminal Appeals

Orders and Opinions handed down for January 10, 2018
THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TEXAS

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RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT FROM GUADALUPE COUNTY - 04-15-00204-CR
 
REVERSED COA; AFFIRMED THE TRIAL COURT - OPINION JUDGE KEASLER  [ PDF/284 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
HERNANDEZ, LUIS MIGUEL FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 02-14-00498-CR
 
JUDGMENT OF THE COURT OF APPEALS REVERSED - OPINION JUDGE KEEL  [ PDF/236 KB ]
 
PUBLISHED
NAVARRO, MIGUEL ANGEL FORT BEND COUNTY
 
DISMISSED - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/267 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/251 KB ]
 
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
NAVARRO, MIGUEL ANGEL FORT BEND COUNTY
 
DISMISSED - OPINION JUDGE HERVEY  [ PDF/267 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/251 KB ]
 
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF GRANTED-OPINIONS BY THE COURT:
ALLEN, DENNIS LEE DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KENNEDY, GARY L BEXAR COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
KENNEDY, GARY L BEXAR COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOZEE, STANLEY ORSON DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/225 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BROOKS, ANTHONY CRAIG HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC RELIEF GRANTED - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/224 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
PENA, MARTIN HARRIS COUNTY
 
JUDGE ALCALA WOULD GRANT
APPELLANT'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
PENA, HECTOR A. FROM GALVESTON COUNTY - 14-14-00599-CR
APPELLEE'S MOTION FOR REHEARING DENIED:
SANCHEZ, REINALDO FROM HIDALGO COUNTY - 13-15-00288-CR
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
CHAMBERS, JOHN FROM CAMERON COUNTY - 13-16-00079-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL BE PERMITTED
STATE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW GRANTED:
WOOD, CYNTHIA KAYE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00179-CR
 
ORAL ARGUMENT WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
SMITH, MELIK RALAH FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00102-CR
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE WALKER  [ PDF/248 KB ]
 
(JUDGE HERVEY JOINED)
 
PUBLISHED
OROSCO, ROCKY V. THE STATE OF TEXAS FROM COMAL COUNTY - 03-15-00383-CR
GUERRERO, JOSE GUADALUPE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00353-CR
PRICE, DETONE LEWAYNE FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-15-00987-CR
BASS, CEDRICK JEROME FROM LIBERTY COUNTY - 09-16-00144-CR
BASS, CEDRICK JEROME FROM LIBERTY COUNTY - 09-16-00145-CR
DONNELL, TAMMI L. V. THE STATE OF TEXAS FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00419-CR
FIALA, ALICE VEGA FROM BEXAR COUNTY - 04-17-00170-CR
CANTU, ELPIDIO FROM NUECES COUNTY - 13-16-00205-CR
CANTU, ELPIDIO FROM NUECES COUNTY - 13-16-00206-CR
BULLOCK, DALE DEWAYNE FROM BURLESON COUNTY - 13-16-00549-CR
DEBUSK, STEVEN CRAIG FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-00947-CR
HERRERA, VINCENTE LUIS FROM GALVESTON COUNTY - 14-16-00169-CR
ELLES, MISTY FROM NUECES COUNTY - 13-16-00353-CR
CANO, CARLOS FROM COMAL COUNTY - 03-15-00485-CR
CORBETT, STATEN WILLIAM JR. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 08-15-00300-CR
DAVISON, BRENT RAYNARD FROM WALKER COUNTY - 13-16-00037-CR
MATHENA, LEAH A. FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00272-CR
MORRIS, DERRICK FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00330-CR
BASS, TAUREEN JAE FROM ORANGE COUNTY - 09-15-00401-CR
MILLER, JASON BERNARD FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 07-16-00377-CR
AYALA, LUIS DANIEL FROM DEAF SMITH COUNTY - 07-16-00411-CR
AYALA, LUIS DANIEL FROM DEAF SMITH COUNTY - 07-16-00412-CR
STACKS, DIANNA FROM POTTER COUNTY - 07-15-00336-CR
STACKS, DIANNA FROM POTTER COUNTY - 07-15-00337-CR
SAMORA, THOMAS FROM POTTER COUNTY - 07-16-00206-CR
FOLEY, RANDON LEE FROM LIMESTONE COUNTY - 06-17-00014-CR
JONES, CORNELIUS LAMONT FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 14-16-00469-CR
JONES, JAMES BARRY FROM LIBERTY COUNTY - 09-16-00228-CR
JONES, JAMES BARRY FROM LIBERTY COUNTY - 09-16-00229-CR
HEILBUT, JAN FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00652-CR
RODRIGUEZ, JOEL ALFREDO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-16-00839-CR
HOLMES, MICHAEL J. FROM TARRANT COUNTY - 08-16-00150-CR
CESPEDES, ABDONAL DELGADO FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-09-00866-CR
 
JUDGES ALCALA AND NEWELL NOT PARTICIPATING
NEALEY, DONALD FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00999-CR
APPELLEE'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW REFUSED:
GILLILAND, DALE LEE FROM COLLIN COUNTY - 05-16-00547-CR
ADAMS, RANDY DALE FROM DALLAS COUNTY - 05-16-01045-CR
APPELLANT'S PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW STRUCK FOR NON-COMPLIANCE, WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
DUQUE, EX PARTE JOSE E. FROM HARRIS COUNTY - 01-15-00014-CR
 
NON COMPLIANCE ORDER STRIKING PDR - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/208 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
BOWEN, EDWARD THOMAS HARRIS COUNTY
CROWDER, BUCK RICHARD BRAZORIA COUNTY
CANTU, LARRY M BEXAR COUNTY
 
JUDGE YEARY DID NOT PARTICIPATE
WINGFIELD, ANTHONY BERNARD WILBARGER COUNTY
HEARN, JOSEPH ANDRE BRAZORIA COUNTY
RAY, LACEDRIC DWAINE LIMESTONE COUNTY
RAY, LACEDRIC DWAINE LIMESTONE COUNTY
RAY, LACEDRIC DWAINE LIMESTONE COUNTY
RAY, LACEDRIC DWAINE LIMESTONE COUNTY
RAY, LACEDRIC DWAINE LIMESTONE COUNTY
MORENO, TOMAS JR.AKA MORENO JR., THOMAS AKA MORENO, THOMAS TOM GREEN COUNTY
PUENTES, ZENON HAYS COUNTY
MCKINNEY, BRUCE LEE PARKER COUNTY
MCKINNEY, BRUCE LEE PARKER COUNTY
ANTONE, JEROME KEITH DALLAS COUNTY
ANTONE, JEROME KEITH DALLAS COUNTY
WADE, ALEX HARRIS COUNTY
ASHWORTH, CLEON EVAN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
ORTIZ, GABRIEL ZAVALA COUNTY
TUCKER, ERIC SAMUEL HARRIS COUNTY
KHAN, SAMUEL BETTIS WALKER COUNTY
MCGUYER, MAURICE JOHN TARRANT COUNTY
HILL, EDWIN MAURICE HARRIS COUNTY
HILL, EDWIN MAURICE HARRIS COUNTY
WALLS, SANDY LEE MIDLAND COUNTY
MAYNEZ, IRAM RIOS EL PASO COUNTY
PAULS, CHARLES EDWARD RUSK COUNTY
AVALOS, JUBINI ADALBERTO CHAMBERS COUNTY
BURNS, DALE THOMAS HARDEMAN COUNTY
LIEBER, MARK MCCOURT JR. KERR COUNTY
SALDANA, JOSE JR. DALLAS COUNTY
LIVINGSTON, JORDON MICHAEL JEFFERSON COUNTY
NOBLE, KERRY BRYON FRANKLIN COUNTY
GARCIA, JUAN CORYELL COUNTY
MOORE, KELLY MARIE TAYLOR COUNTY
STEPHENS, CHRISTOPER GEORGE ORANGE COUNTY
MONTGOMERY, OZZIE ELLSWORTH DALLAS COUNTY
ALLEN, JASON BERNARD HUNT COUNTY
MENDOZA, JACOB LEE BEXAR COUNTY
PRYOR, SHACORY LEE SMITH COUNTY
NELMS, BRANDON DALE JOHNSON COUNTY
MATOS, ALEXI HINOJOSA HARRIS COUNTY
SCOTT, JEFFERY AKA SCOTT, JEFFERY ANDRE HARRIS COUNTY
TRAPP, STEVEN MICHAEL CHEROKEE COUNTY
WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS D. TRAVIS COUNTY
WALKER, RUEBEN EARLE MCLENNAN COUNTY
WALKER, RUEBEN EARLE MCLENNAN COUNTY
RODRIGUEZ, ISAAC R DALLAS COUNTY
ROCCAFORTE, RYAN CAMILLE JEFFERSON COUNTY
ALVARENGA-SARMIENTO, LEDYS GEOVANNY POLK COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER: (ON TRIAL COURT'S FINDINGS WITH HEARING)
STAPLE, HOSEZA ONEIL SMITH COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
GILBERT, STEVEN DWAYNE JASPER COUNTY
GILBERT, STEVEN DWAYNE JASPER COUNTY
GILBERT, STEVEN DWAYNE JASPER COUNTY
WASHINGTON, IBUKUN OLOWA HUNT COUNTY
WASHINGTON, IBUKUN OLOWA HUNT COUNTY
MOORE, ANTHONY EUGENE TRAVIS COUNTY
HALL, KENNETH RAY DALLAS COUNTY
HALL, KENNETH RAY DALLAS COUNTY
HILL, RAY BEXAR COUNTY
VALLAIR, JOHN AUGUST III JEFFERSON COUNTY
YVANEZ, DANIEL ALMENDAREZ WHARTON COUNTY
WELCH, JOSHUA BRENT HARRIS COUNTY
ARNOLD, PRESTON BERNARD DALLAS COUNTY
ARNOLD, PRESTON BERNARD DALLAS COUNTY
ARNOLD, PRESTON BERNARD DALLAS COUNTY
ARNOLD, PRESTON BERNARD DALLAS COUNTY
MINNFEE, BARRY DWAYNE POTTER COUNTY
ROGERS, ZINA ROMANE HARRIS COUNTY
HANNAH, JERRY RICKY AKA HANNAH, JERRY HARRIS COUNTY
ROLLING, JAMES EARL JR. WALKER COUNTY
ROLLING, JAMES EARL JR. WALKER COUNTY
ROLLING, JAMES EARL JR. WALKER COUNTY
FAISON, RONALD DAVID HARRIS COUNTY
ANDERSON, TERRY WELDON WOOD COUNTY
ROBINSON, WILLIE JR. DALLAS COUNTY
WHITE, JOSHUA ONEAL HARRIS COUNTY
WHITE, JOSHUA ONEAL HARRIS COUNTY
WHITE, JOSHUA ONEAL HARRIS COUNTY
GATEWOOD, GERALD DON GAINES COUNTY
DONNELLY, ERIK JOHNSON COUNTY
HARPER, MARCUS EVERETTE HARRIS COUNTY
HARPER, MARCUS EVERETTE HARRIS COUNTY
DURHAM, MARCUS NUECES COUNTY
JULIAN, EDWON KUMONT DALLAS COUNTY
HORTON, CHARLES EDWARD JR. POLK COUNTY
TUCKER, ERIC SAMUEL HARRIS COUNTY
TUCKER, ERIC SAMUEL HARRIS COUNTY
TUCKER, ERIC SAMUEL HARRIS COUNTY
TUCKER, ERIC SAMUEL HARRIS COUNTY
GONZALEZ, JOSUE ISRAEL DALLAS COUNTY
GONZALEZ, JOSUE ISRAEL DALLAS COUNTY
BOLEN, CHANCE DOUGLAS TERRY COUNTY
DURAN, CARLOS ALBERTO HARRIS COUNTY
DURAN, CARLOS ALBERTO HARRIS COUNTY
DURAN, CARLOS ALBERTO HARRIS COUNTY
JONES, BEVERLY DEAN BURLESON COUNTY
GORDEN, BRUCE EDWARD HARRIS COUNTY
EDWARDS, MARTIN KENNETH JR. CORYELL COUNTY
DAVIS, RODNEY RAY HARRIS COUNTY
SELF, STANLEY DALE DENTON COUNTY
CRUZ, ROBERT JR. WALKER COUNTY
CRUZ, ROBERT BAEZ JR. LIVE OAK COUNTY
SANDOVAL, RUFINO HARRIS COUNTY
ARREOLA, JOSEPH BEXAR COUNTY
BRIM, LARRY LOUIS TARRANT COUNTY
BROOKS, DANIEL EVERETT DEAF SMITH COUNTY
TRENTACOSTA, TERRY CHRISTOPHER BEXAR COUNTY
VETCHER, IVAN COLLIN COUNTY
ANDERS, JENNIFER TARRANT COUNTY
CHAMBERS, JIMMY LEE HARRIS COUNTY
VALERO, LINDA ELAINE MONTGOMERY COUNTY
SAUNDERS, CHRISTOPHER TREMANE BELL COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS REMANDED TO TRIAL COURT:
MCAFEE, DARRELL WAYNE HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PLEASANT, JEROME FISHER HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
PLEASANT, JEROME FISHER HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
HAYES, CHARLES RAY MCLENNAN COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BROOKS, DYWAN SHENILLE LIBERTY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BROOKS, DYWAN SHENILLE LIBERTY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BROOKS, DYWAN SHENILLE LIBERTY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BROOKS, DYWAN SHENILLE LIBERTY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
WILLIAMS, TERRANCE JEROME LIBERTY COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MEDRANO, ROLANDO KLEBERG COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SALCEDO, JOSE JR. TAYLOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SALCEDO, JOSE JR. TAYLOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/227 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ALVAREZ, JOE RAY AKA ARTHUR ALVAREZ HARRIS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/222 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ROARK, GLENN DOUGLAS CHEROKEE COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/230 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
WHATLEY, JERRY DON VAN ZANDT COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
BOYDSTON, MICHAEL DARREN JOHNSON COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/234 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SMITH, DANIEL ECTOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SMITH, DANIEL ECTOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
GAFFORD, MILTON DALLAS COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/231 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
SMITH, DWAYNE ALLEN TAYLOR COUNTY
 
HC REMANDED TC - EVIDENTIARY HEARING OR AFFIDAVITS - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/228 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED/DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER:
CASTILLO, CHRISTOPHER ISAAC JOHNSON 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:
JOHNSON, RONALD WAYNE
MITCHELL, HAROLD WAYNE MIDLAND COUNTY
PLEASANT, JEROME FISHER HARRIS COUNTY
LOWE, ARTHUR DAVID HARRIS COUNTY
PERRY, MICHAEL DEAN GREGG COUNTY
PERRY, MICHAEL DEAN GREGG COUNTY
ORTIZ, GABRIEL ZAVALA COUNTY
GATEWOOD, GERALD DON GAINES COUNTY
WINTER, LELAND PAUL GRAYSON COUNTY
MARTINEZ, FRED G. NUECES COUNTY
MARTINEZ, FRED G. NUECES COUNTY
MORTON, STEVEN LOWELL JOHNSON COUNTY
DUNN, BRAD ALLEN HARRISON COUNTY
REPOSA, ADAM TRAVIS COUNTY
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ALVAREZ, JOE RAY AKA ARTHUR ALVAREZ HARRIS COUNTY
DURAN, CARLOS ALBERTO HARRIS COUNTY
CRUZ, HUMBERTO ROSALES HIDALGO COUNTY
SOUHEAVER, LARRY GENE MONTGOMERY COUNTY
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DENIED WITHOUT WRITTEN ORDER:
WOOTEN, BOBBY HARRIS COUNTY
APPLICATIONS FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS DISMISSED WITH A WRITTEN ORDER:
ROLLING, JAMES EARL JR. WALKER COUNTY
 
DISMISSED WITH WRITTEN ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/226 KB ]
 
DISSENTING OPINION JUDGE ALCALA  [ PDF/242 KB ]
 
(JUDGE RICHARDSON JOINED)
(JUDGE WALKER JOINED)
 
NON-PUBLISHED
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS HELD IN ABEYANCE AND RESPONDENT IS ORDERED TO FILE ANSWER:
GLASPER, DELANO JOSEPH HARRIS COUNTY
 
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE HELD IN ABEYANCE W/ORDER - PER CURIAM  [ PDF/213 KB ]
 
NON-PUBLISHED
ABUSE OF WRIT ORDER PREVIOUSLY ENTERED:
MINNFEE, BARRY DWAYNE POTTER COUNTY
MILLER, JOSEPH PRENTISS WICHITA COUNTY