State v. Chacano

20120187 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Vicente Erasno Chacano, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Steven E. McCullough
Nature of Action: Misc. Statutory Offense (Felony)
Counsel:
Appellant: Mark Taylor Blumer
Appellee: Jackson John Lofgren , Spec. Asst. State's Atty.
Appellee: Brian David Grosinger , Spec. Asst. Atty. Gen.
Term: 10/2012   Argument: 10/29/2012  1:30pm
ND cite: 2013 ND 8
NW cite: 826 N.W.2d 294

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
The trial court erred in permitting the audio tape into evidence;
Was it prosecutorial misconduct for the prosecutor to state during closing argument that the defendant's testimony was a lie;
Vincente Chacano's convictions should be reversed because the evidence is insufficient to sustain the guilty verdicts.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether the courtroom audio recording of Chacano's attack was admissible?
II.Whether the prosecution's closing argument was improper, prejudicial, and obvious error?
III. Whether there was sufficient evidence to convict Chacano of attempting to murder Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Byers and Adams County Sheriff Eugene Molbert?

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Docket entries:
104/09/2012 NOTICE OF APPEAL (filed by Robert N. Quick): 04/09/2012
204/09/2012 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 04/09/2012
304/10/2012 Notice of Assignment of Mark T. Blumer as counsel for Appellant
405/10/2012 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL (ENTRY NOS.1-55,62-94,& separates 56& 57-CD's) not recieved 58-61
505/16/2012 Transcripts dated 02/07/2012, 02/08/2012, and 02/09/2012 & C.O.S.
605/16/2012 DISK-TRA's dated 02/07/2012, 02/08/2012, 02/09/2012 (E-Mailed)
705/21/2012 TRANSCRIPT DATED 8/25/11; 12/21/11; 3/8/12; 3/29/12 & C.O.S.
805/21/2012 DISK - TRA 8/25/11; 12/21/11; 3/8/12; 3/29/12 (e-mailed)
906/12/2012 ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED 06/11/2012 (ENTRY NOS.95-96)
1006/27/2012 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLANT BRIEF
1106/27/2012 E-FILED MOTION
1206/27/2012 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK. Granted: 08/01/2012
1307/31/2012 APPELLANT BRIEF
1407/31/2012 E-FILED BRIEF
1507/31/2012 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1607/31/2012 E-FILED APPENDIX
1708/02/2012 Received $25 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #21281)
1808/06/2012 Received 7 copies of ATB from CSD
1908/06/2012 Received 6 copies of ATA from CSD
2008/13/2012 Certificate of Service of ATB & ATA on Appellant Vincente Chacano from Mark T. Blumer
2108/30/2012 APPELLEE BRIEF
2208/30/2012 DISK-AEB (e-mailed)
2309/17/2012 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
2410/29/2012 Request for Radio/TV Coverage
2510/29/2012 ACTION BY CLERK (KVRR-TV approved). Granted
2610/29/2012 APPEARANCES: Mark Blumer/Jackson Lofgren and Brian Grosinger
2710/29/2012 ARGUED: Blumer/Lofgren
2801/23/2013 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2901/23/2013 SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
3001/23/2013 Concurring specially: Sandstrom, Dale V.: CONCUR
3101/24/2013 Judgment Sent to Parties
3202/06/2013 PETITION FOR REHEARING
3302/06/2013 E-FILED BRIEF
3402/11/2013 Rcv'd 7 copies of PER from CSD
3502/26/2013 ACTION BY SUPREME COURT. Denied
3603/14/2013 MANDATE
3703/22/2013 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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