FROM JUDGMENT ENTERED IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS COUNTY OF
SUMMIT, OHIO CASE No. CR-1993-06-1323
SUTTLES, pro se, Appellant.
BEVAN WALSH, Prosecuting Attorney, and HEAVEN DIMARTINO,
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, for Appellee.
DECISION AND JOURNAL ENTRY
J. CARR, JUDGE.
Appellant, Joseph Suttles, appeals the judgment of the Summit
County Court of Common Pleas. This Court affirms.
In the 1990s, Suttles was charged with multiple felony
offenses. In one case, he pleaded guilty to aggravated
assault. In another case, he pleaded guilty to having weapons
while under disability. On May 31, 2017, Suttles filed a
motion for relief from disability pursuant to R.C. 2923.14.
The trial court held a hearing on Suttles' motion. On
August 9, 2017, the trial court issued a journal entry
denying the motion. In its journal entry, the trial court
noted that Suttles' application "failed to encompass
[Suttles'] complete criminal history" and ultimately
found that granting relief would not be appropriate.
On appeal, Suttles raises two assignments of error.
OF ERROR I
DENIAL OF THE PETITIONER/APPELLANT['S] MOTION OF RELIEF
FROM DISABILITY PUTS THE STATE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE I,
SECTION 4, OF THE OHIO CONSTITUTION, AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT
OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION.
OF ERROR II
ASSIST[ANCE] OF COUNSEL: THE COURT ERRED IN ITS RULING
BASE[D] ON THE COUNSEL['S] FAILURE TO DISCLOSE ALL THE
PROPER DOCUMENTATION AND INFORMATION OF DEFENDANT'S] PAST
In his first assignment of error, Suttles argues that the
trial court erred in denying his motion for relief from
disability. In his second assignment of error, Suttles
contends that counsel rendered ineffective assistance by
failing to ...