STATE OF TENNESSEE v. YELSIN A. CRUZ - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Apr 17, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Jacob J. Hubbell, Columbia, Tennessee, for the appellant, Yelsin A. Cruz.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Brent C. Cherry, Assistant Attorney General; Mike Bottoms, District Attorney General; and Daniel J. Runde, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The defendant, Yelsin A. Cruz, appeals his Maury County Circuit Court jury conviction of rape of a child, claiming that the trial court erred by denying his motion to suppress his pretrial statement to the police, that the evidence was insufficient to support his conviction, and that the 27-year sentence is excessive. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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