STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. DESMOND C. PARKER

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * VERSUS * NO. 2017-KA-0141 COURT OF APPEAL DESMOND C. PARKER * FOURTH CIRCUIT * STATE OF LOUISIANA ******* CONSOLIDATED WITH: CONSOLIDATED WITH: STATE OF LOUISIANA NO. 2016-K-1166 VERSUS DESMOND C. PARKER APPEAL FROM CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT ORLEANS PARISH NO. 523-312 C/W 523-182 SECTION “H” Honorable Camille Buras, Judge ****** Judge Regina Bartholomew Woods ***** (Court composed of Judge Joy Cossich Lobrano, Judge Regina Bartholomew Woods, Judge Marion F. Edwards, Pro Tempore) Leon A. Cannizzaro, Jr. DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ORLEANS PARISH Donna Andrieu Mithun Kamath J. Taylor Gray ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, ORLEANS PARISH 619 South White Street New Orleans, LA 70119 COUNSEL FOR APPELLEE/STATE OF LOUISIANA Holli Herrle-Castillo LOUISIANA APPELLATE PROJECT P. O. Box 2333 Marrero, LA 70073 COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT/APPELLANT DISMISSED October 25, 2017 This appeal arises from Defendant’s convictions for simple robbery, aggravated assault, and intimidating a witness. The record reflects that defense counsel filed a motion for post-verdict judgment of acquittal on February 3, 2017, which the district court has yet to act upon. Therefore, this matter is hereby remanded to the district court to rule on the pending motion. Accordingly, the instant appeal is hereby dismissed without prejudice. Defendant’s rights to appeal his convictions and sentences are preserved. 1