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Tag Archives: Wilkes County

Criminal Practice – Exculpatory Evidence – Video – Destruction of Evidence – Bad Faith

State v. Absher. The defendant made numerous requests for specific items of evidence that were favorable to him and material to his defense, and the state failed to provide the evidence, destroyed it and then stated it could not be produced. A flagrant violation of the defendant's constitutional rights occurred, and dismissal was appropriate.

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Criminal Practice – Satellite-Based Monitoring – Sex Offender – Recidivist – Civil Sanction

State v. Wagoner. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-06-0975, 1 p.) (Per Curiam) (Sarah Parker, Ch.J., Patricia Timmons-Goodson & Robin E. Hudson, JJ., dissenting) Appealed from Wilkes County Superior Court. (Henry E. Frye Jr., J.) On appeal from the N.C. Court of ...

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