State v. Sanchez

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State v. Sanchez

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June 8, 2021
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9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-20-351, State v. Anthony A. Sanchez

District Court of Douglas County, Judge Gary B. Randall

Attorneys for Appellants: Thomas C. Riley, Douglas County Public Defender & Christine A. Mori, Assistant Public Defender

Attorneys for Appellee: Douglas J. Peterson, Attorney General & Nathan A. Liss, Assistant Attorney General

Criminal: Motions to suppress; Motion in limine; Motion for mistrial; Sufficiency of Evidence, and; Excessive sentence

Action Taken by Trial Court: The jury convicted Appellant of one count of murder in the second degree, one count of assault in the second degree, and two counts of use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony. The court imposed an aggregate sentence of 40 to 65 years’ imprisonment. The court also awarded Appellant 465 days credit for time served.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Appellant alleges that the district court erred in (1) denying his motion to suppress evidence obtained through a Facebook account tracking device; (2) denying Appellant’s motion to suppress evidence obtained through arrest and search warrants; (3) denying Appellant’s motion in limine to exclude evidence obtained from a residence pursuant to Nebraska Rule of Evidence 403; (4) denying Appellant’s motion for mistrial when a witness invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege; (5) finding sufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdicts, and; (6) imposing an excessive sentence.

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Riedmann, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges