Tag: assault

Feb 21

Kirstin Lobato Attacked By Mass Murderer At Woman’s Prison

Las Vegas Tribune’s front page for Feb. 22, 2017 issue

The Las Vegas Tribune’s lead article on the front page of its February 22, 2017 issue is, “Kirstin Lobato Attacked By Serial Killer At Woman’s Prison.” The article was written by Hans Sherrer, Justice Denied’s editor and publisher. The article can be read on the LV Tribune’s website at, LasVegasTribune.net. The article details that on …

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Nov 05

Actress Madge Meredith Was Convicted Of Staged Kidnapping To Steal Her House

Madge Meredith’s house at 8444 Magnolia Drive, Los Angeles

By Hans Sherrer Marjorie May Massow was 20 when in 1941 she moved from Iowa to Hollywood to pursue her dream of being a movie star. She got a job working as a cashier in the 20th Century-Fox commissary in Hollywood. She was spotted by Nickolas D. “Nick” Gianaclis, who was in the restaurant supply …

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May 19

Wassillie L. Gregory Exonerated By CCTV Video Of Harassing Police Officer In Bethel, Alaska

CCTV video showing Officer Andrew Reid with his knee in Wassillie Gregory’s back and pulling his arms back. (www.kyuk.org/35836)

Wassillie L. Gregory’s July 2014 harassment conviction in Bethel, Alaska was vacated and the charge dismissed on May 10, 2015. Gregory’s exoneration was based on new surveillance video evidence that shows he committed no crime. Bethel is a city of about 6,000 people 400 miles west of Anchorage, and it is only accessible by air …

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Jan 15

Daniel Gristwood Dies 4 Months After New York Pays $7.3 Million For 9 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

Mastho Lebai Davis (Florida DOC)

Daniel G. Gristwood died from lung cancer on January 3, 2015. Four months earlier the State of New York paid him $7.3 million for nine years of wrongful imprisonment for a brutal assault on his wife. In January 1996 Gristwood, 29, his wife Christina, 26, and their five children from almost 10 years of marriage …

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Jan 02

Frances Mentch Acquitted By Ohio Court Of Appeals Of Pulling Hair After Public Meeting

Frances Mentch (Cleveland State Univ. library)

On Christmas Eve 2014 the Ohio Court of Appeals vacated the assault conviction of Frances S. Mentch for allegedly pulling a library official’s hair after a September 2013 library board meeting in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Mentch is a Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian for the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University. Mentch lives in …

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Feb 05

Oregon Court Of Appeals Acquits Teen Of Negligent Homicide In Traffic Death

Dennis Wylie (Drivingfatigue.com)

Sierra Nicole Rigel has been acquitted of negligent homicide and third-degree assault by the Oregon Court of Appeals. Rigel’s convictions were related to a traffic accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in 2010. In the fall of 2010 Rigel was 17 and a senior with a 4.0 GPA at Brookings-Harbor High School …

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Dec 26

Symieon Robinson-Pierre Exonerated Of Convictions For His Dog Biting Police Officers

Symieon Robinson-Pierre during his sentencing on January 13, 2013 (drawing by Julia Quenzler).

Symieon Robinson-Pierre’s 2012 convictions of owning a dog that bit four police officers in London have been overturned by the UK’s Court of Appeal. On March 22, 2012 a warrant was served on Robinson-Pierre at his row house in east London. The police didn’t knock before breaking down the front door and entering the house. …

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Jun 30

Federal Judge Denies Habeas Petition By Man Who Claims Surveillance Video Will Prove He Is Actually Innocent

Federal Judge Denies Habeas Petition By Man Who Claims Surveillance Video Will Prove He Is Actually Innocent

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May 18

Federal Judge Reverses Jury Award Of $18.6 Million To Alan Newton For 12 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

Federal Judge Reverses Jury Award Of $18.6 Million To Alan Newton For 12 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

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Apr 28

Raymond Towler Awarded 2.59 Million For 28 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

Raymond Towler Awarded 2.59 Million For 28 Years Wrongful Imprisonment

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