State v. Carpenter

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State v. Carpenter

Case Number
S-15-0697
Call Date
March 2, 2016
Court Number
Buffalo
Case Summary

S-15-0697 State v. Trey T. Carpenter (Appellant)

Buffalo County District Court, Judge John P. Icenogle

Attorneys: George R. Love (Attorney General's Office) --- Thomas S. Stewart (Public Defender's Office)(Appellant)

Criminal: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute between 28 and 140 grams

Proceedings below: Following a jury trial, Appellant was convicted and sentenced to a mandatory minimum of 5 years to 15 years.

Issues: 1) There was insufficient evidence to convict Appellant, 2) the district court abused its discretion by allowing the State to offer impeachment evidence following Appellant's testimony, and 3) the district court abused its discretion by imposing upon Appellant an excessive sentence.