Jerold M. Charton v. State of Arkansas
ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT
NOT DESIGNATED FOR PUBLICATION
MAY 8, 2003
JEROLD M. CHARTON
STATE OF ARKANSAS
PRO SE MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE BRIEF [CIRCUIT COURT OF CONWAY COUNTY, CR 99-73]
MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME GRANTED
In 2000, Jerold M. Charton was found guilty by a jury of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and the misdemeanor offense of driving with a suspended license. An aggregate term of 240 months' imprisonment was imposed. A fine of $18,900 was also imposed. The court of appeals affirmed. Charton v. State, CACR 00-1229 (Ark. App. May 30, 2001). Charton subsequently filed in the trial court a timely petition pursuant to Criminal Procedure Rule 37 seeking to vacate the judgment. The petition was denied, and the record on appeal from the order has been lodged here. Appellant Charton, who is in the custody of the Arkansas Department of Correction and proceeding pro se, now seeks an extension of time to file his brief.
The motion for extension of time to file Charton's brief, which is the first such motion filed by appellant in this appeal, is granted. The time to file his brief is extended to forty daysfrom the date of this opinion.