STATE OF TENNESSEE v. LARRY MALONE aka LARRY SALLIS - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on May 5, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Phyllis Aluko (on appeal) and Michael Johnson (at trial), Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellant, Larry Malone.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; David H. Findley, Senior Counsel; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Jose Leon, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): OGLE

A Shelby County Criminal Court Jury convicted the appellant, Larry Malone, of theft of property valued $10,000 or more but less than $60,000 and vandalism of property valued $10,000 or more but less than $60,000, Class C felonies. On appeal, the appellant claims that the evidence is insufficient to support the convictions. Based upon the record and the parties? briefs, the appellant?s conviction of felony theft is modified to theft of property valued $500 or less, a Class A misdemeanor. The appellant?s felony vandalism conviction is affirmed.