State v. Alford

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State v. Alford

Case Number
Call Date
June 8, 2016
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-15-0527, State of Nebraska v. Cletus S. Alford (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge J. Michael Coffey

Attorney for Appellant: Gregory A. Pivovar

Attorney for Appellee: Douglas J. Peterson, Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General's Office)

Criminal Action: 2nd Degree Assault; Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony; Possession of Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person

Action Taken by Trial Court: After a jury trial, Appellant was convicted of each criminal charge. Post-Conviction relief was granted, allowing Appellant a new direct appeal.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: Did the district court err in not dismissing the matter for fatal defects in the complaint? Did the district court correctly instruct the jury? Did the district court err in overruling Appellant's motion for directed verdict? Did the district court err in finding there was sufficient evidence to support a guilty verdict? Did the court err in imposing an excessive sentence? Did Appellant receive ineffective assistance of counsel?

Case Location
Panel Text
Irwin, Pirtle, and Bishop, Judges