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State v. Siddle

Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District, Muskingum

May 15, 2017

STATE OF OHIO Plaintiff-Appellee
v.
ADAM L. SIDDLE Defendant-Appellant

         Appeal from the Court of Common Pleas, Case No. CR2015-0147

         Affirmed.

          For Plaintiff-Appellee GERALD V. ANDERSON, II.

          For Defendant-Appellant ADAM L. SIDDLE, Pro Se DAVID A. SAMS.

          Hon. Patricia A. Delaney, P.J. Hon. Craig R. Baldwin, J. Hon. Earle E. Wise, Jr., J.

          OPINION

          Wise, Earle, J.

         {¶ 1} Defendant-Appellant, Adam Siddle, appeals the July 20, 2016 findings and decision of the Court of Common Pleas of Muskingum County, Ohio, denying his petition for postconviction relief. Plaintiff-Appellee is the state of Ohio.

         FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY

         {¶ 2} On August 10, 2015, appellant pled guilty to sixteen counts involving theft (R.C. 2913.02), money laundering (R.C. 1315.55), telecommunications fraud (R.C. 2913.05), and forgery (R.C. 2913.31). Appellant was represented by Attorney Jeremy McLendon. By entry filed September 23, 2015, the trial court sentenced appellant to an aggregate term of seven years in prison. Appellant did not file a direct appeal.[1]

         {¶ 3} On April 11, 2016, appellant filed a petition for postconviction relief, claiming seven grounds for ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Appellant requested the appointment of counsel.

         {¶ 4} On April 25, 2016, the trial court appointed Attorney David Sams as counsel "for the Defendant's defense for work performed on the appeal." No parties are listed on this entry for service of a copy of the entry.

         {¶ 5} On May 2, 2016, appellant filed an amendment to his petition for postconviction relief, adding an eighth ground for ineffective assistance of trial counsel.

         {¶ 6} On May 4, 2016, the state filed a response to the petition, serving appellant only. On May 11, 2016, appellant filed a pro se reply, serving the prosecuting attorney only. By findings and decision filed July 20, 2016, the trial court denied the petition, finding appellant failed to produce any evidence on the issues raised and insufficient evidence to warrant the appointment of counsel. The trial court served the prosecuting attorney and appellant.

         {¶ 7} On July 22, 2016, Attorney Sams filed an Anders brief with the trial court on the petition for postconviction relief and a motion to withdraw, ...


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