BRANDON LEON FORBES v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Nov 20, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Joseph T. Howell, Jackson, Tennessee, for the appellant, Brandon Leon Forbes.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Jeffrey D. Zentner, Assistant Attorney General; James G. (Jerry) Woodall, District Attorney General; and Jody S. Pickens, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The Petitioner, Brandon Leon Forbes, was convicted of aggravated burglary, theft of property valued at $10,000 or more but less than $60,000, and vandalism of property valued at $500 or less and was sentenced as a Range III, persistent offender to a total effective sentence of twenty-four years. Subsequently, his convictions were affirmed on direct appeal. State v. Brandon Leon Forbes, No. W2014-02073-CCA-R3-CD, 2015 WL 5813434, at *1 (Tenn. Crim. App. Oct. 5, 2015). He then filed a timely petition for post- conviction relief, alleging ineffective assistance of trial counsel. The post-conviction court denied relief, and we affirm that order.

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