A-12-1189, State of Nebraska v. Jaime Earith (Appellant)
Saline County, District Court Judge Vicky L. Johnson
Attorney for Appellant: Joseph M. Casson
Attorney for Appellee: Jon B running, Erin E. Tangeman, Siobhan E. Duffy (Attorney General’s Office)
Criminal Action: Possession of a Controlled Substance; methamphetamine; possession of marijuana, less than one ounce
Action Taken by Trial Court: After trial by jury, Earith was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, and she was sentenced to 20 to 36 months. The trial court found Earith was guilty of possession of marijuana and she was given a $300 fine.
Assignments of Error on Appeal: Did the trial court err in overruling Earith’s motion for mistrial? Did the trial court err in finding sufficient evidence to support a conviction? Did the trial court err in overruling Earith’s motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict?