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State v. Smith

Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District

July 29, 2013

STATE OF OHIO Plaintiff-Appellee
v.
NATHAN L. SMITH Defendant-Appellant

Appeal from the Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 12 CR 00510

For Plaintiff-Appellee BRIAN T. WALTZ

For Defendant-Appellant WILLIAM T. CRAMER

Hon. W. Scott Gwin, P.J., Hon. Sheila G. Farmer, J., Hon. Craig R. Baldwin, J.

OPINION

Farmer, J.

{¶1} On September 20, 2012, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Wilson, stopped appellant, Nathan Smith, for a traffic violation. Upon investigation, Trooper Wilson discovered a bag of crack cocaine.

{¶2} On September 28, 2012, the Licking County Grand Jury indicted appellant on one count of possessing cocaine in violation of R.C. 2925.11 (A)(C)(4)(d) and one count of possessing marijuana in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A)(C)(3)(b).

{¶3} A jury trial commenced on January 15, 2013. The jury found appellant guilty as charged. By judgment entry filed January 16, 2013, the trial court sentenced appellant to an aggregate term of four years in prison.

{¶4} Appellant filed an appeal and this matter is now before this court for consideration. Assignments of error are as follows:

I

{¶5} "APPELLANT'S CONVICTION FOR POSSESSING COCAINE WAS NOT SUPPORTED BY THE WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE."

II

{ΒΆ6} "THE TRIAL COURT VIOLATED DUE PROCESS AND R.C. 2967.28 BY ATTEMPTING TO DENY THE ADULT PAROLE AUTHORITY THE POWER TO RECOMMEND A REDUCTION IN THE ...


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