State v. Mitchell

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State v. Mitchell

Case Number
A-15-0086
Call Date
December 15, 2015
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-15-0086, State of Nebraska v. Travis T. Mitchell (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge John Colborn

Attorney for Appellant: Joseph D. Nigro and Christopher Eickholt (Public Defender's Office)

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

Criminal Action: Driving under the influence (DUI) with refusal to submit to a chemical test and driving during revocation.

Action Taken by Trial Court: A jury found Appellant guilty of the above offenses and the trial court sentenced him to concurrent sentences of 5 to 10 years for fourth offense DUI and 1 to 2 years for driving during revocation, as well as revoking Appellant's license for 15 years.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: Appellant contends that there was insufficient evidence to support his convictions, that the district court erred in overruling his motion for mistrial based on the prosecutor's comment during closing argument that Appellant never denied being intoxicated, and that he received excessive sentences.

Case Location
Lincoln
Panel Text
Moore, Chief Judge, Irwin, and Inbody, Judges