Current Pending Cases – Criminal

State of Tennessee v. Christopher Oberton Curry, Jr. (Insufficient and Erroneously Admitted Evidence)

Style: State of Tennessee v. Christopher Oberton Curry, Jr.

TSC Docket Number: W2022-00814-SC-R11-CD

Court of Appeals Opinion: https://tncourts.gov/sites/default/files/OpinionsPDFVersion/CurryChristopherObertonJrOPN.pdf

Summary by the Court of Appeals:

A Madison County jury convicted the Defendant, Christopher Oberton Curry, Jr., of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, evading arrest while operating a motor vehicle, reckless driving, driving while unlicensed, violation of the registration law, and disobeying a stop sign. The trial court sentenced the Defendant to an effective sentence of ten years. On appeal, the Defendant contends that the evidence is insufficient to support his conviction for felony possession of a weapon and that an item of evidence was erroneously admitted. He further contends that the jury instructions were inaccurate and incomplete. After review, we affirm the trial court’s judgments.

Permission to Appeal Granted: October 13, 2023

Appellants’ Briefs Filed: November 13, 2023

Appellees’ Briefs Filed: December 12, 2023

Appellants’ Reply Brief Filed: December 26, 2023

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Oral Argument Date: April 3, 2024

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