State v. Sierra

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State v. Sierra

Case Number
Call Date
January 10, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-19-0180 State of Nebraska v. Jonathan J. Sierra (Appellant)

York County District Court, Judge James Stecker

Attorneys: Austin Relph (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)-- Lisa M. Meyer (Fillman Law Offices, LLC, for Appellant)

Criminal: Ineffective assistance of counsel; Double jeopardy

Proceedings below: Appellant was found guilty of Burglary, Class IIA Felony, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Class IIA Felony, four counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking, More Than $5,000, Class IIA Felony, and Theft by Unlawful Taking, More Than $1,500 but Less Than $5,000, Class IV Felony.

Issues: Appellant asserts 17 assignments of error which have been summarized and restated. Appellant asserts that 1) the court erred in denying the motion to withdraw; 2) the court erred in granting the motion in limine; 3) Appellant was denied his constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel; and that 4) the court erred in sentencing Appellant on multiple charges of theft by unlawful taking in violation of Appellant’s right against double jeopardy.

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