2019 Jury Verdicts in the Western District

October 19, 2020

 VERDICT DATECASE NAME/TYPEJUDGEATTORNEYSVERDICT
12/1/19
1:18-cr-201
USA v Pollard (firearms)
NeffJohn Beason, Def
John Roth, USA
Guilty – All counts
201/09/191:17-cr-191
USA v McKinney
(narcotics/firearms)
QuistJames Jenkins, Def/CJA
Mark Courtade, USA
Guilty – All counts
303/01/191:17-cv-538
Lynn Mayer’s Great Lakes Glads v BTR of Orland, Inc.
(Removal – Torts to Land)
MaloneyJames Shinar, Plaintiff
Timothy S. Groustra, Defendant
For Plaintiff
404/24/191:15-cv-70
Colvin v Heyns, et al
(prisoner civil rights)
CarmodyPro Se / Michael Wiese-Pro Bono
Brandon Waddell
For Defendants
505/01/192:17-cr-31
USA v Blomquist
(marijuana – sell/distribute/possess)
MaloneyElizabeth LaCosse, FPD
Maarten Vermaat, USA
Guilty – All counts
605/07/191:10-cv-1075
Neal v Ellis, et al
(prisoner civil rights)
QuistPro Se
Garet Koger, Defendants
For Defendant
705/14/191:18-cr-51
USA v Urbina
(sex trafficking of minor; narcotics)
NeffPro Se / Geoffrey Upshaw-standby counsel
Davin Reust/Joel Fauson/Alexis Sanford, USA
Guilty – Counts 1ss-11ss
805/24/191:18-cr-249
USA v Farmer
(conspiracy to distribute controlled substance)
JonkerMichael Adams, Plaintiff
Justin Presant/Jonathan Roth, USA
Guilty
905/29/191:18-cr-181
USA v Pardon
(fraud/filing false tax return)
MaloneyMatthew Borgula, Plaintiff
Raymond Beckering, USA
Not Guilty

1005/31/192:15-cv-156
Jones v Olson, et al.
(prisoner civil rights)
MaloneyPro se
Austin Raines, Defendants
For Defendants
1106/05/191:18-cr-126 / 1:18-cr-130 (held jointly)
USA v Collard
(child pornography)
MaloneyLawrence Nolan/Gary Villas, Defendant
Alexis Sanford/Daniel McGraw/Jennifer Murnahan, USA
Guilty – All counts
1206/19/192:18-cr-50
USA v Sagataw
(domestic assault/habitual)
QuistMark Dobias, Defendant
Hannah Bobee, USA
Not Guilty
1307/01/191:18-cr-226
USA v Xi
(wire fraud)
JonkerJoseph Coburn/Ronald Safer, Defendant
Hagen Frank/Jennifer Murnahan/Clay Stiffler, US
Mistrial/Dismissal
1407/11/192:16-cv-205
Hansen v Aper
(civil rights/excessive police force)
QuistKenneth Finegood, Plaintiff
Mark Donnelly/John Fedynsky, Defendant
For Defendant
1507/19/192:16-cv-91
Moore v Perttu, et al.
(prisoner civil rights)
VermaatSolomon Radner/Madeline Sinkovich, Plaintiff
Adam deBear, Defendants
For Plaintiff (as to 1 defendant only); $1.00 nominal; $5,000 puntitive)
1608/07/191:19-cr-141
USA v Spencer
(narcotics/controlled substance possession)
MaloneyMatt Borgula, Defendant
Rene Shekmer, USA
Not Guilty
1708/13/191:19-cr-108
USA v Morton
(possession heroin with intent to distribute)
MaloneyJasna Tosic, Defendant
Hagan Frank, Sally Berens, Stephen Baker, Theodore Greeley, USA
Guilty
1808/21/192:16-cv-138
Stapleton v Pelkola, et al
(prisoner civil rights)
VermaatJudy Bregman/Bradford Springer, Plaintiff
Jennifer Foster/Michael Dean, Defendant
For Defendants
1908/23/191:18-cr-166
USA v Trevino
(Marijuana-conspiracy, possess, distribute)
MaloneyStuart Friedman, Defendant
Joel Fauson/Daniel McGraw, USA
Guilty (Counts 1s-10s)
2009/06/192:16-cv-176
Rohl v Immel, et al
(prisoner civil rights)
VermaatTrevor Garrison, Plaintiff
Austin Raines, Defendants
For Defendants

2109/11/191:14-cv-923
Carter v Heynes, et al.
(prisoner civil rights)
KentPro se Plaintiff
Michael Dean, Defendants
For Defendants
2209/19/191:17-cv-479
Richardson v Masteller
(Bivens Act)
NeffDan Doyle/Sterlin Mesadieu, Plaintiff
Carolyn Almassian/Nicole Mazzocco, Defendant
For Defendant/No Cause
2310/03/191:17-cv-1101
Kraft, et al. v State Farm Fire & Casualty
(Diversity-Breach of Contract)
MaloneyAnn-Marie Earls/Joseph Milanowski, Plaintiffs
Brian Gallagher/Devin Gatfield Day, Defendant
For Defendant
2410/03/191:18-cvv-489
Inman v Mid-States Bolt & Screw Co.
(civil rights-employment discrimination)
JonkerCrystal Bultje/Sarah Howard/Rhett Pinsky, Plaintiff
Allan Rubin/Blaine Veldhuis/Kristyn Mattern/Linda Ryan, Defendant
For Defendant
2510/19/191:19-cr-137
USA v Simpson
(controlled substance-possess with intent; felon in possession of firearm)
JonkerScott Graham/Claire Freeman, Defendant
Erin Lane, Stephen Baker, Tim VerHey, USA
Guilty – All counts
2610/17/191:19-cr-126
USA v Wilson
(controlled substance-possess with intent; felon in possession of firearm)
MaloneyLucas Dillon, Sr., Defendant
Daniel McGraw/Jonathan Roth, USA
Guilty – All counts
2710/23/191:19-cr-57
USA v Nuyen
(methamphetamine-possess with intent; felon in possession of firearm
JonkerPatrick O’Keefe, Defendant
Alexis Sanford/Kristin Pinkston, USA
Guilty – All counts
2811/05/191:18-cr-167
USA v Brown, Cary, Nix, Kolarich
(cocaine/crack-conspiracy, possess with intent to distribute)
MaloneyLucas Dillon, Sr., John Karafa, Lawrence Phelan, Mark Dobias, Defendants
Katie Zell/Daniel McGraw, USA
Guilty – All counts
2911/14/191:19-cr-164
USA v Kiogima
(abusive sexual contact without victim’s permission)
NeffHelen Nieuwenhuis, Defendant
Sean Lewis/Patrick Castle, USA
Not Guilty-Ct. 1
Guilty – Ct. 2
3011/21/191:18-cr-250
USA v Braxton, Summers, Cannon, Mason
(methamphetamine-conspiracy to distribute and possess)
JonkerSarah Howard, Brian Lennon/Madelaine Lane, John Beason, Thomas Douglas, DefendantsGuilty – All counts
3111/22/191:17-cv-558
Flannery v Packer’s Canning Co., Inc.
(Diversity-Personal Injury)
NeffKyle Bredell/John Bredell, Plaintiff
Matthew Tomkins/Kerr Moyer, Defendant
For Plaintiff
$220,145.50
3212/11/192:19-cr-17
USA v Carrick
(Maritime-Robbery/Assault with Intent)
NeffElizabeth LaCosse, Defendant
Hannah Bobee, USA
Not Guilty
3312/10/191:19-cr-117
USA v Inman
(attempted extortion, solicitation of bribe, false statement to FBI)
JonkerChristopher Cooke, Defendant
Christopher O’Conner/Ronald Stella, USA
Mistrial – Cts. 1-2
Not Guilty – Ct. 3