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Posted by: Chandra Williams on Dec 17, 2015

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Jonathan Harwell (on appeal), Julia Auer Gautreau (on appeal and at trial), and Robert C. Edwards (at trial), Assistant District Public Defenders, for the appellant, Anthony Porrazzo.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Nicholas W. Spangler, Assistant Attorney General; Charme Allen, District Attorney General; and TaKisha Fitzgerald, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The defendant, Anthony Porrazzo, appeals his Knox County Criminal Court jury convictions of aggravated robbery and misdemeanor theft, contending that the trial court erred by refusing to suppress the statements he made to law enforcement officers, that the trial court abused its discretion by excluding certain witness testimony and by denying the defendant?s motion for a mistrial, and that the evidence adduced at trial was insufficient to support his convictions. Discerning no reversible error, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.