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Superior Court Criminal Opinions and Orders 120 Opinions

Parties/Caption Date File Number Court Type Judicial Officer Description
State v. Rosas-Jose 05/23/2024 2010010939 Superior Court Criminal Karsnitz
R.J.
Letter Order. Defendant's Motion for Appointment of Postconviction Counsel - GRANTED.
State v. Baltazar 05/22/2024 1204000588 Superior Court Criminal Jones
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Correction of Sentence and Motion to Amend – DENIED.
State v. Destafney 05/22/2024 2201008017 Superior Court Criminal Miller
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief, Motion for Appointment of Counsel, and Motion for Discovery and Evidentiary Hearing - Denied.
State v. Hassan-El 05/22/2024 0107017049 Superior Court Criminal Miller
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief - Summarily Dismissed.
State v. Kellam 05/22/2024 1506014357 Superior Court Criminal Jones
J.
Opinion and Order. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief – GRANTED, in part, DENIED, in part.
State v. Riley 05/22/2024 2211013292 Superior Court Criminal Karsnitz
R.J.
Memorandum Opinion and Order. Defendant’s Motions to Suppress - DENIED.
State v. Johnson 05/21/2024 1909003409; 2101011771 Superior Court Criminal Jones
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Modification of Sentence - DENIED.
State v. Johnson 05/21/2024 1909003409; 2101011771 Superior Court Criminal Jones
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Post-Conviction Relief - DENIED.
State v. Moore 05/21/2024 2308009768 Superior Court Criminal Karsnitz
R.J.
Opinion and Order. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED.
State v. Reeves 05/17/2024 2212003016 Superior Court Criminal Clark
R.J.
Opinion. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - DENIED.
State v. Rodgers 05/16/2024 0409003152 Superior Court Criminal O'Connor
C.
Commissioner's Report and Recommendation. Defendant’s Rule 61 Motion for Postconviction Relief – SUMMARILY DISMISSED.
State v. Roberson 05/14/2024 2204004213 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Commissioner’s Report and Recommendation that Defendant’s Rule 61 Motion for Postconviction Relief, Motion for Modification of Sentence, and Motion for Discovery Should be Denied - ADOPTED.
State v. Waters 05/08/2024 2202013005 Superior Court Criminal Jones
J.
Opinion and Order. Defendant’s Motion for Judgment of Acquittal - DENIED.
State v. Bankowski 05/06/2024 2105015301 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Sentence Modification – DENIED.
State v. Owens 05/06/2024 2012011633 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Sentence Reduction – DENIED.
State v. Horta 05/03/2024 2010001654; 2010001394 Superior Court Criminal Parker
C.
Report and Recommendation. Defendant’s Motion For Postconviction Relief – DENIED.
State v. Smith 04/30/2024 1512004476 Superior Court Criminal Brennan
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED.
State v. Colder 04/29/2024 2202013369 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief – DENIED.
State v. Hubbard 04/29/2024 0906021444 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Application for Certification of a Question of Law – DENIED; Defendant’s Motion to Amend the Application for Certification of a Question of Law – GRANTED.
State v. Fullman 04/24/2024 2308015044; 2308015473 Superior Court Criminal Primos
J.
Opinion. Defendant’s Motion to Suppress – DENIED.
State v. Mejia-Salgado 04/23/2024 2001003393 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Sentence Reduction – DENIED.
State v. Tisinger 04/23/2024 1510007181 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion to Amend Motion for Postconviction Relief and Amended Motion for Postconviction Relief – ADOPTED, in part. State’s Appeal from Commissioner’s Findings of Fact and Recommendation - DENIED.
State v. DiPasquale 04/22/2024 2301012287 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Sentence Reduction – DENIED.
State v. Smith 04/19/2024 2308000437 Superior Court Criminal Karsnitz
R.J.
Memorandum Opinion and Order. Motion for New Trial – DENIED.
State v. Davis 04/18/2024 2004000621 A&B Superior Court Criminal Jurden
P.J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief-DENIED; Rule 61 Counsel’s Motion to Withdraw - GRANTED.

* C.=Chancellor or Commissioner C.J.=Chief Justice or Chief Judge J.=Justice or Judge M.=Magistrate in Chancery P.J.=President Judge R.J.=Resident Judge V.C.=Vice Chancellor