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Date: 12-22-2022

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Joshua Lee Purdom v. State of Oklahoma

Case Number: 2022 OK CR 31

Judge: Hudson

Court: Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on appeal from the District Court, Hughes County

Plaintiff's Attorney: Paul S. Smith and John M. O'Connor, Ashley L. Willis

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Description: Holdenville, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 652; Count 2: Kidnapping, in violation of 21 O.S.Supp.2012, § 741; Count 5: Sodomy By Force or Fear, in violation of 21 O.S.Supp.2017, § 888; Count 6: Rape in the First Degree, in violation of 21 O.S.Supp.2017, § 1114; and Count 7: Feloniously Pointing a Firearm, in violation of 21 O.S.Supp.2017, § 1289.16.

Outcome: Defendant was found guilty and the jury and The jury recommended sentences of seven years imprisonment each on Counts 1, 3, 4 and 7; five years imprisonment on Count 2; twelve years imprisonment on Count 5; and eighteen years imprisonment on Count 6. The Honorable Timothy Olsen, District Judge, presided at trial and sentenced Appellant in accordance with the jury's verdicts. Judge Olsen ordered Counts 1-4 to run concurrently but consecutively with Counts 5-7, resulting in a total of forty-four (44) years imprisonment.

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