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The State of Ohio v. Gerald D. Fields

October 26, 2011

THE STATE OF OHIO, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE,
v.
GERALD D. FIELDS, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.



Criminal Appeal from the Court of Common Pleas, Case No. CR2009-0166

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Wise, P. J.

Cite as State v. Fields,

CHARACTER OF PROCEEDING:

JUDGMENT:

JUDGES: Hon. John W. Wise, P.J. Hon. Julie A. Edwards, J. Hon. Patricia A. Delaney, J.

OPINION

Affirmed

{¶1} Defendant-Appellant Gerald D. Fields appeals the June 29, 2011, denial of his Petition for post-conviction relief entered in the Muskingum County Court of Common Pleas.

{¶2} Plaintiff-Appellee is the State of Ohio.

{¶3} This case comes to us on the accelerated calendar. App.R. 11.1, which governs accelerated calendar cases, provides, in pertinent part:

{¶4} "(E) Determination and judgment on appeal. The appeal will be determined as provided by App.R. 11.1. It shall be sufficient compliance with App.R. 12(A) for the statement of the reason for the court's decision as to each error to be in brief and conclusionary form. The decision may be by judgment entry in which case it will not be published in any form."

{¶5} This appeal shall be considered in accordance with the aforementioned rule.

STATEMENT OF THE CASE AND FACTS

{¶6} On August 6, 2009, an informant working for the Zanesville Police Department purchased crack cocaine from Appellant in a Bob Evans parking lot in Zanesville, Ohio. Prior to the purchase, police officers observed Appellant leave his residence and drive to the scene in a 1990 Cadillac. Immediately after the transaction, officers conducted a traffic stop and recovered the cash used by the informant to purchase the drugs from Appellant.

{ΒΆ7} The Muskingum County Grand Jury indicted appellant on 13 drug offenses, with the August 6, 2009, controlled buy constituting the ...


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