Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

State of New Jersey v. Christopher Dease

August 10, 2011

STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,
v.
CHRISTOPHER DEASE, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.



On appeal from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Middlesex County, Indictment No. 05-09-01236.

Per curiam.

NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION

Submitted June 6, 2011

Before Judges C.L. Miniman and LeWinn.

Defendant appeals from the December 18, 2009 order denying his petition for post-conviction relief (PCR). We affirm.

Defendant was indicted along with co-defendant Taurean Nixon for: first-degree attempted murder, N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1, 2C:11-3(a)(1) or (2); first-degree conspiracy to commit multiple crimes including and relating to the attempted murder, N.J.S.A. 2C:5-2; fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5(d); third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4(d); second-degree burglary, N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2; third-degree criminal restraint, N.J.S.A. 2C:13-2; first-degree robbery, N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1; third-degree terroristic threats, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3(b); second-degree aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)(1); and third-degree receiving stolen property, N.J.S.A. 2C:20-7. Pursuant to a negotiated plea agreement, defendant pled guilty to first-degree robbery and second-degree burglary. The State recommended a sentence of concurrent twelve-year terms of imprisonment subject to the No Early Release Act, N.J.S.A. 2C:43-7.2 (NERA).

At his plea hearing, the following colloquy ensued regarding defendant's factual basis for the burglary charge:

Q Did you enter the home of [the victim]?

A Yes.

Q And did you do so with the intent to commit a theft?

A Yes.

Q And did you or another who you were doing this with display a deadly weapon?

A Yes.

Q Did you have permission to be there?

A No.

Q You weren't invited by anyone there, right?

A No.

Regarding the robbery charge, defendant gave the following factual basis:

Q Drawing your attention to count number seven which is robbery in the first degree, . . . at the house of [the victim], did you take property, you or another that you were doing this with, caused [sic] bodily harm to him?

A Yes.

Q And that was a stab wound to his upper torso?

A Yes.

Q And you took property, is that correct?

A Yes.

Q And that property did not belong to you?

A No.

Q You did not have permission or authority ...


Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.