Criminal Law

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Guerrero v. State

The Facts

The defendant, Guerrero, was employed as a server at the factory restaurant. Because the computers do not hold cash, the servers at the restaurant were required to hold money received from cash-paying customers until the end of a shift. He had unlawfully voided many orders...

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State v. Desimone

The Facts

The defendant, Jack Desimone, has allegedly committed larceny in the first degree by receiving various items of stolen property and larceny in the fourth degree by receiving certain other items of stolen property in violation of relevant parts of the Connecticut General St...

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United States v. Argumedo-Perez

The Facts

The defendant, Jose Juan Argumedo-Perez, remained in the United States illegally, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. He committed theft which turned out to be an aggravated felony because of a prior conviction of grand larceny in Virginia.

Procedural History

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State v. Smith

The Facts

The defendant, Ralph Smith, who owned a company, received a check from the construction company by mistake and deposited it into his bank account. After waiting two weeks he used the money to pay business and personal debts through issuing 32 checks.

Procedural H...

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State v. Hurst

The Facts

The victim approached her automobile which was parked at a shopping center.  She put her pocketbook and grocery bags containing personal property in the trunk of her automobile.  As she was entering her automobile the defendant appeared and pointed a gun at her. He took ...

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