FROM JUDGMENT ENTERED IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS COUNTY OF
LORAIN, OHIO CASE No. 14CR090719
NICHOLAS HANEK, Attorney at Law, for Appellant.
P. WILL, Prosecuting Attorney, and ELIZABETH LINDBERG,
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, for Appellee.
DECISION AND JOURNAL ENTRY
Appellant, Tywan Perry, appeals the judgment of the Lorain
County Court of Common Pleas. This Court affirms.
This matter arises out of a series of controlled drug buys
orchestrated by the Elyria police in November 2014. The drug
buys eventually led to the issuance of a search warrant for
the property located at 1045 Melvyn Lane, in Elyria, Ohio.
During the execution of the search warrant, police found
evidence of illegal drug activity.
On January 29, 2015, the Lorain County Grand Jury indicted
Perry on two counts of drug trafficking, one count of
possession of drugs, and one count of possession of drug
paraphernalia. Perry pleaded not guilty to the charges at
arraignment. Thereafter, Perry filed a motion to suppress
arguing that all of the evidence seized during the search of
the Melvyn Lane property should be suppressed. The trial
court denied the motion after a hearing.
On the same day the trial court denied the motion to
suppress, Perry withdrew his not guilty pleas and pleaded no
contest to the charges in the indictment. The trial court
found Perry guilty of the charges. The matter proceeded to
sentencing where the trial court imposed a ten-month term of
incarceration and a six-month driver's license
On appeal, Perry raises one assignment of error.
TRIAL COURT ERRED IN DENYING DEFENDANT PERRY'S MOTION TO
In his sole assignment of error, Perry contends that the
trial court erred in denying his motion ...