Blog Posts in 2012

St. Louis Man Sentenced in Dog Torture Case

Darick Dashon Stallworth, age 31, was the first successful felony prosecution for animal abuse since the city intensified its efforts to crack down on such cases. Stallworth was arrested in the spring ...
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St. Louis Man Faces Charges for Two Armed Robberies

Thurlester Johnson, age 44, has been charged with seven counts of first degree robbery four counts of first degree attempted robbery, eleven counts of armed criminal action, and four counts of first ...
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Grand Jury v. Preliminary Hearing

When a felony case is introduced in court, it must first go through a probable cause determination before the matter can be set for trial. The court must find that probable cause exists to believe ...
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Black's Law Dictionary (Bryan A. garner ed., 7 th ed. 1999) defines a sentence as: "The judgment that a court formally pronounces after finding a criminal defendant guilty." The ...
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Welcome to Our St. Louis Criminal Defense Blog!

The Sumner Law Group serves to defend innocent men and women who have been wrongfully accused of crimes in the state of Missouri. Besides hiring a skilled defense attorney, there is another way in ...
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