State v. Marks

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State v. Marks

Case Number
A-18-1160
Court Number
Lancaster
Call Date
February 12, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-18-1160, State of Nebraska (Appellee) v. Crystal M. Marks (Appellant)

District Court of Lancaster County, Judge Susan I. Strong

Attorney for Appellant: David Tarrell (Berry Law Firm)

Attorneys for Appellee: Douglas J. Peterson, Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: Theft by Unlawful Taking; Title Fraud

Action Taken by Trial Court: Following a jury trial, Appellant was convicted of theft by unlawful taking and title fraud. She was subsequently sentenced to 3 to 5 years’ imprisonment for the theft conviction and to 1 to 1 year imprisonment for the fraud conviction.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Appellant alleges that there was insufficient evidence presented to support her conviction for theft by unlawful taking. Appellant also alleges that she received ineffective assistance of trial counsel when counsel failed to object to the victim of the alleged theft testifying regarding the value of the property taken.

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A1
Panel Text
Moore, Chief Judge, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges