State v. Castellanos

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State v. Castellanos

Case Number
A-17-0808)
A-17-0809)
Court Number
Lancaster
Call Date
June 12, 2018
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-17-0808 and A-17-0809, State v. Dominic L. Castellanos (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Jodi Nelson and Darla S. Ideus

Attorney for Appellant:  Timothy Noerrlinger

Attorney for Appellee:  Nathan A. Liss (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of a firearm by a prohibited person; Possession of a controlled substance

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court overruled appellant’s motion to suppress. A jury found appellant guilty of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of a controlled substance, and the trial court entered judgment on the verdicts. The trial court sentenced appellant to 6 to 8 years’ imprisonment for the offense of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and 1 to 2 years’ imprisonment for the offense of possession of a controlled substance. The sentences were to run concurrently.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  Did the trial court err in overruling appellant’s motion to suppress? Did the trial court err in admitting 404 evidence under the “inextricably intertwined” exception? Did the trial court err in failing to give appellant’s proposed jury instructions?

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A2
Panel Text
Pirtle, Riedmann, and Bishop, Judges