Current Pending Cases – Criminal

State of Tennessee v. Corey Forest (Error on Denied Motion to Suppress Evidence)

Style: State of Tennessee v. Corey Forest

TSC Docket Number: M2020-00329-SC-R11-CD

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Summary by the Court of Appeals:

Following a bench trial, the trial court judge convicted the Defendant, Corey Forest, of possession of over .5 grams of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony and imposed an effective sentence of eleven years in the Tennessee Department of Correction. On appeal, the Defendant asserts that the trial court erred when it denied his motion to suppress evidence found during a search of his vehicle. After review, we affirm the trial court’s judgments.

Permission to Appeal Granted: October 15, 2021

Appellants’ Briefs Filed: December 27, 2021

Appellees’ Briefs Filed: January 26, 2022

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Amicus Briefs Permitted:  None

Oral Argument Date: April 6, 2022

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Date of TSC Opinion: none to date

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