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State v. Alexander

Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District, Cuyahoga

March 29, 2018

STATE OF OHIO PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE
v.
CALVIN L. ALEXANDER DEFENDANT-APPELLANT

          Criminal Appeal from the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Case Nos. CR-13-579939-A and CR-13-580048-A

          ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLANT Mark Stanton Cuyahoga County Public Defender

          Jeffrey Gamso Assistant Public Defender

          ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE Michael C. O'Malley Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

          Anthony Thomas Miranda Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

          BEFORE: E.T. Gallagher, P.J., Stewart, J., and Blackmon, J.

          JOURNAL ENTRY AND OPINION

          EILEEN T. GALLAGHER, P.J.

         {¶1} Defendant-appellant, Calvin L. Alexander, appeals from the trial court's judgment denying his pro se motion to "nullify the judgment entry of convictions." He raises the following assignment of error for review:

The trial court committed error when it denied Mr. Alexander's motion without appointing counsel to represent him and without explanation.

         {¶2} After careful review of the record and relevant case law, we affirm the trial court's judgment.

         I. Procedural History

         {¶3} At a single hearing held in March 2015, Alexander entered into a plea agreement with the state in Cuyahoga C.P. Nos. CR-13-579939-A and CR-13-580048-A. In Case No. CR-13-579939-A, Alexander pleaded guilty to one count of having weapons while under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13(A)(2), with a forfeiture specification; and one count of drug trafficking in violation of R.C. 2925.03(A)(2), with forfeiture specifications and a one-year firearm specification. The remaining counts of the indictment were nolled.

         {¶4} In Case No. CR-13-580048-A, Alexander pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated robbery in violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(1), with one-year firearm specifications; two counts of kidnapping in violation of R.C. 2905.01(A)(2), with one-year firearm specifications; and one count of having weapons while under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13(A)(2). The remaining counts of the indictment were nolled.

          {¶5} At a single sentencing hearing, the trial court sentenced Alexander to an aggregate 12-year prison term. In Case No. CR-13-579939-A, Alexander was sentenced to one year in prison for having weapons while under disability and one year in prison for drug trafficking. The sentences were run concurrent to each other, but ...


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