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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Mar 4, 2016

Head Comment: With THOMAS T. WOODALL, P.J., concurring.

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Claudia Jack, District Public Defender; Michelle VanDeRee (at trial and on appeal), Assistant Public Defender; and Brandon E. White (on appeal), Columbia, Tennessee, for the appellant, Thomas Andrew Isbell.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Renee W. Turner, Senior Counsel, Brent Cooper, District Attorney General; and Dan Runde, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): EASTER

Defendant, Thomas A. Isbell, was convicted of aggravated child abuse after his infant son was brought to Maury Regional Hospital with a spiral fracture of the left humerus. As a result of the conviction, Defendant was sentenced to fifteen years in incarceration as a Range I, standard offender and ordered to serve 100% of the sentence pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated section 40-35-501(i)(1) and (2)(K). He appeals both his conviction and sentence. After a review of the record and applicable authorities, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.