Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Some of jss's cases of being a judge.

A man accused of killing his wife at their Scottsdale home eight months ago has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.  Judge Sherry Stephens sentenced Michael Jay Cohn on Friday in Maricopa County court.


Road rage shooting suspect sentenced to 18 years; claims self-defense

 Judge Sherry Stephens presided over both trials and had this response:

"I am very familiar with the facts presented by the state and I am familiar with the defense that you presented. The jury found you guilty and I am going to sentence you accordingly."
Stephens sentenced Stuart to 18 years in prison.


Mesa man sentenced for running down neurosurgeon

 Judge Sherry Stephens sentenced 33-year-old Nicholas Linsk on Friday to 90 days in jail, five years of supervised probation and 500 hours of community service. He will also pay $18,390.40 in restitution to the victims.

Linsk pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a fatal crash.
Police said Linsk hit Dr. Marwan Maalouf, 38, on Shea Boulevard with his pickup truck and then left the victim in a desert area off the side of the road on Oct. 14, 2012.
Linsk originally tried to convince investigating officers his truck had been stolen when the crash happened.


Dominic Chagolla Will Spend His Life in Prison for Stabbing His Mom to Death

 A jury convicted Chagolla of first-degree murder in late April for stabbing Maria Chagolla to death, and Judge Sherry Stephens sentenced him this morning to natural life in prison.


Scottsdale teen rapist gets 21-year prison term