STATE OF TENNESSEE v. TOBY LYNN YOUNG - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Jan 12, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

John P. Partin, District Public Defender, and Susan N. Marttala, Assistant District Public Defender, McMinnville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Toby Lynn Young.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Leslie E. Price, Senior Counsel; Lisa Zavogiannis, District Attorney General; and Justin Walling, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): HOLLOWAY

A Warren County jury found the Defendant, Toby Lynn Young, guilty of theft over $10,000, evading arrest, and driving on a suspended license, second offense. The trial court sentenced the Defendant to a total effective sentence of twelve years? incarceration. On appeal, the Defendant challenges the trial court?s failure to properly instruct the jury on identity pursuant to State v. Dyle, 899 S.W.2d 607 (Tenn. 1995). Upon review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.