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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Aug 10, 2016

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Tony N. Brayton, Memphis, Tennessee (on appeal) and Jim Hale, Memphis, Tennessee (at trial and motion for new trial), for the appellant, Jimmy Wilson.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Andrew C. Coulam, Assistant Attorney General; Amy P. Weirich, District Attorney General; and Melanie Cox, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): DYER

The defendant, Jimmy Wilson, was indicted for theft of property valued at $1000 or more but less than $10,000, in violation of Tennessee Code Annotated section 39-14-103, after unlawfully receiving of $5,875.72 in travel reimbursements from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Following trial, a jury found the defendant guilty of the same. On appeal, the defendant argues that there was insufficient evidence to support his conviction. Following our review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.