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keyon mitchell. victim of paris texas injustice system

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Black Paris

Paris, TX

#1 Oct 1, 2007
Mitchell was 23 when after graduating from PJC, enrolled in Texas A&M to pursue his bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Mitchell had never been arrested in his 23 years of life. About a month before graduating, Mitchell was arrested at the university by Paris police officers. As it turned out, 7 people with long drug arrests were offered reduced sentences to come up with a name of their "drug lord". Naturally they came up with a name, Keyon Mitchell. Since there was not one single piece of evidence to indicate Mitchell had been a "drug lord", except the 7 peoples say so, Mitchell was sent to Sherman to be tried in Federal Court because hearsay is allowed in Federal. Even though Paris Police Officers testified under oath they had been investigating Mitchell for 4 years, they produced no evidence as they usually do in drug cases. They had no surveillance footage, no informants, no drugs, no weapons, no money, no audio. In 4 years. Nothing except the testimony of drug dealers with extensive arrest records who had been offered a deal. If Mitchell had been investiated for 4 years, they would have at least some evidence and they would not have to ask convicts to come up with a name and Mitchell would have been in the original indictments. He was not. Mitchell was tried by an all white jury and found guilty and sentenced to Life plus 5 with the fact that he was a member of college fraternity,(the prosecutor said that meant he was in a gang), the fact that he hadbought a new pair of sneakers and a grill as evidence against him. Although this case was tried in Sherman, it was a case put together by Gary Young and the Paris police department. This young mans life was stolen from him by Paris Texas Injustice System.
Anonymous

Duncanville, TX

#2 Oct 1, 2007
Black Paris wrote:
Mitchell was 23 when after graduating from PJC, enrolled in Texas A&M to pursue his bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Mitchell had never been arrested in his 23 years of life. About a month before graduating, Mitchell was arrested at the university by Paris police officers. As it turned out, 7 people with long drug arrests were offered reduced sentences to come up with a name of their "drug lord". Naturally they came up with a name, Keyon Mitchell. Since there was not one single piece of evidence to indicate Mitchell had been a "drug lord", except the 7 peoples say so, Mitchell was sent to Sherman to be tried in Federal Court because hearsay is allowed in Federal. Even though Paris Police Officers testified under oath they had been investigating Mitchell for 4 years, they produced no evidence as they usually do in drug cases. They had no surveillance footage, no informants, no drugs, no weapons, no money, no audio. In 4 years. Nothing except the testimony of drug dealers with extensive arrest records who had been offered a deal. If Mitchell had been investiated for 4 years, they would have at least some evidence and they would not have to ask convicts to come up with a name and Mitchell would have been in the original indictments. He was not. Mitchell was tried by an all white jury and found guilty and sentenced to Life plus 5 with the fact that he was a member of college fraternity,(the prosecutor said that meant he was in a gang), the fact that he hadbought a new pair of sneakers and a grill as evidence against him. Although this case was tried in Sherman, it was a case put together by Gary Young and the Paris police department. This young mans life was stolen from him by Paris Texas Injustice System.
Are you really saying that 7 different people wrongfully accused him? Why had he been under surveillence before their testimony?? I don't think we are hearing the complete story here. He may very well be innocent but it sounds like they had reason to believe he was involved in dealing.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#3 Oct 1, 2007
Anonymous wrote:
<quoted text> Are you really saying that 7 different people wrongfully accused him? Why had he been under surveillence before their testimony?? I don't think we are hearing the complete story here. He may very well be innocent but it sounds like they had reason to believe he was involved in dealing.
Oh stop it. You whole point in EVERY SINGLE POST is to attack anything black. The recent uprisings by black people have gotten the attention of every ignorant racist in the U.S. Thats probably why you've spent so much time at WalMart lately....buying up every white sheet in stock.

Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#4 Oct 2, 2007
Defendants - AppellantsAppeals from the United States District Courtfor the Eastern District of Texas, ShermanBefore KING, GARZA, and PRADO, Circuit Judges.KING, Circuit Judge:Defendants-appellants Keyon LaKeith Mitchell and Duford LeeMitchell appeal their convictions and sentences stemming fromtheir involvement in a crack-cocaine conspiracy in Paris, Texas. After a jury trial, both were convicted of one count ofconspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine andone count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime. For the reasons that follow, we AFFIRM.I. FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUNDThe government presented evidence at trial that defendant-appellant Keyon Mitchell and co-defendants Corwin Jeffrey and
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1Both Jeffrey and Robinson were indicted in this case, andeach pleaded guilty to conspiracy pursuant to a plea agreement.-2-Raphael Robinson1were central figures in a crack-cocaineconspiracy in Paris, Texas.Keyon Mitchell’s involvement with crack cocaine began in2002 when he started driving his friend Jeffrey to DeKalb,Texas——Jeffrey’s own car was not reliable enough to take on thehighway——so that Jeffrey could purchase crack cocaine to sell inParis. Keyon Mitchell knew of the reason for the trips toDeKalb; in fact they took his mother’s green sedan in order toavoid detection by police. Keyon Mitchell drove Jeffrey toDeKalb approximately ten times in 2002, and Jeffrey purchasedfour to six ounces of crack cocaine on each trip.Seeing how much money Jeffrey was making by selling crackcocaine inspired Keyon Mitchell to start selling it himself. Jeffrey initially sold Keyon Mitchell two ounces of crack cocaineand showed him how to cut it up, weigh it, and repackage it intosmaller amounts for resale. Keyon Mitchell sold this quantityquickly and then continued buying crack cocaine from Jeffrey intwo-ounce increments, at least ten times. On one occasion, KeyonMitchell and Jeffrey pooled their money together to purchase aquarter-kilogram (nine ounces) in DeKalb to sell in Paris.Later in 2002, Keyon Mitchell, Jeffrey, and Robinson begantraveling together on drug runs to Dallas, Texas. Robinson had asupplier in Dallas named “Bowleg.” The three men went on at
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-3-least five runs together in 2002 and 2003 to purchase crackcocaine from “Bowleg.” On each trip, the men would drive to thesupplier’s home, Keyon Mitchell and Jeffrey would give theirmoney to Robinson, and Robinson would go into the home andprocure the drugs for all three of them. Each individual wouldpurchase four to six ounces of crack cocaine per trip. The menwould then sometimes transport the drugs back to Paristhemselves, but on other occasions they would have anotherindividual transport it for them in exchange for drugs. Onceback in Paris, the men would repackage the drugs in smallerquantities and then distribute them.Then at some point in 2003, the men found a new supplier,Chris Culberson, who would deliver the drugs directly to them inParis. Culberson would not make a delivery for less than nineounces of crack cocaine. About ten to fifteen times over anapproximately one-year period, Culberson delivered crack cocaineto Robinson’s home. On about five of these occasions, Robinsonagreed to purchase crack cocaine from Culberson on behalf ofKeyon Mitchell; Keyon Mitchell gave Robinson his payment inadvance, and Robinson conducted the transactions once Culbersonarrived. Generally, each man would purchase nine ounces of crackcocaine from Culberson. They distributed the drugs theypurchased from Culberson in the Paris area.Numerous witnesses testified that Keyon Mitchell sold themcrack cocaine. The amounts of crack that Keyon Mitchell sold

do you want to read all 25 pages??
meme

Palestine, TX

#5 Oct 2, 2007
i would...where do i go?
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#6 Oct 2, 2007
Yes. Or provide the links so everyone can read it. I would like to see the POLICE evidence from their four year investigation. Not the testimony of convicts who were PAID to say something.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#7 Oct 2, 2007
Criminal Record of Corwin Jeffrey


Jail Search Results
1JaillID 138556 Confined 06/14/2006 Released 08/03/2006
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.

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1JaillID 129175 Confined 08/16/2003 Released 08/17/2003
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge FAIL TO APPEAR (ORIG OFFENSE CLASS C MISDEM)
Department DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY

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1JaillID 120159 Confined 11/17/2000 Released 04/03/2001
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.

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1JaillID 119128 Confined 07/21/2000 Released 07/21/2000
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 114521 Confined 01/17/1999 Released 02/28/1999
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge ENG IN ORG CRIM ACT/ 6 CTS
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 113485 Confined 09/12/1998 Released 09/12/1998
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.


From the looks of this Mr. Jeffrey is still out roaming the streets. Lets see....possible life in prison due to priors if he doesn't come up with a name orrrr....FREEDOM if he does. Looks like it was a sweet deal for Mr. Jeffrey.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#8 Oct 2, 2007
1JaillID 131597 Confined 05/24/2004 Released 05/24/2004
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge EVADING ARREST DETENTION W/VEH
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 131235 Confined 04/13/2004 Released 04/14/2004
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge POSS CS PG 1 <1G DRUG FREE ZONE
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 130851 Confined 03/02/2004 Released 03/02/2004
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge CRIMINAL TRESPASS
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 126873 Confined 11/24/2002 Released 11/24/2002
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge FAIL TO APPEAR
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 124832 Confined 04/25/2002 Released 04/26/2002
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge THEFT OF SERV >=$1,500<$20K
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 121248 Confined 04/05/2001 Released 04/27/2001
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge CCC/MTR/BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.

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1JaillID 120971 Confined 03/06/2001 Released 03/10/2001
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge MTR/BURRGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.

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1JaillID 114920 Confined 03/05/1999 Released 03/16/1999
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge CCC/BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.

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1JaillID 114478 Confined 01/13/1999 Released 01/13/1999
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

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1JaillID 114417 Confined 01/05/1999 Released 01/06/1999
Defendant Robinson, Rafael Donte - 11/03/1981 Charge NO DRIVER'S LICENSE (WHEN UNLICENSED)
Department DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Looks like Mr. Robinson got a sweet deal too for coming up with a name.

Hell what 8 time convict would have a problem with saying whatever it takes to be free?


Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#9 Oct 2, 2007
meme wrote:
i would...where do i go?
All you have to do is "google" Keyon Mitchell's name and you will find the link to caselaw and see the info. I would provide the link, but when you click on the link it leads you to a place for your email address. Anyway, this is very easy to find. It's from the Court of Appeals in Sherman and it's 25 pages on pdf form.

Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#10 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
Criminal Record of Corwin Jeffrey
Jail Search Results
1JaillID 138556 Confined 06/14/2006 Released 08/03/2006
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.
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1JaillID 129175 Confined 08/16/2003 Released 08/17/2003
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge FAIL TO APPEAR (ORIG OFFENSE CLASS C MISDEM)
Department DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY
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1JaillID 120159 Confined 11/17/2000 Released 04/03/2001
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.
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1JaillID 119128 Confined 07/21/2000 Released 07/21/2000
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
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1JaillID 114521 Confined 01/17/1999 Released 02/28/1999
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge ENG IN ORG CRIM ACT/ 6 CTS
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
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1JaillID 113485 Confined 09/12/1998 Released 09/12/1998
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
From the looks of this Mr. Jeffrey is still out roaming the streets. Lets see....possible life in prison due to priors if he doesn't come up with a name orrrr....FREEDOM if he does. Looks like it was a sweet deal for Mr. Jeffrey.
Whatever. You are once again trying to divert attention away from Mitchell.

Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#11 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
Criminal Record of Corwin Jeffrey
Jail Search Results
1JaillID 138556 Confined 06/14/2006 Released 08/03/2006
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.
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1JaillID 129175 Confined 08/16/2003 Released 08/17/2003
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge FAIL TO APPEAR (ORIG OFFENSE CLASS C MISDEM)
Department DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY
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1JaillID 120159 Confined 11/17/2000 Released 04/03/2001
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge MTR/ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIM ACTIVITY
Department LAMAR CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.
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1JaillID 119128 Confined 07/21/2000 Released 07/21/2000
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge POSS CS PG 1 >=1G<4G
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
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1JaillID 114521 Confined 01/17/1999 Released 02/28/1999
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge ENG IN ORG CRIM ACT/ 6 CTS
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
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1JaillID 113485 Confined 09/12/1998 Released 09/12/1998
Defendant Jeffrey, Corwin Dantrell - 02/06/1981 Charge BURGLARY OF VEHICLE
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
From the looks of this Mr. Jeffrey is still out roaming the streets. Lets see....possible life in prison due to priors if he doesn't come up with a name orrrr....FREEDOM if he does. Looks like it was a sweet deal for Mr. Jeffrey.
Provide the link to this info. I'd like to look at all of it.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#12 Oct 2, 2007
Criminal Record of Keyon Mitchell

1JaillID 126589 Confined 10/21/2002 Released 10/21/2002
Defendant Mitchell, Keyon - 12/30/1981 Charge SPEEDING (EXCEED PRIMA FACIE LIMIT)
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.

Now lets see....NOTHING for Jeffrey, Hardly nothing for Robinson but LIFE PLUS 5 for Mitchell who had once in his life got a speending ticket. It doesn't take a rocket scientist.
Anonymous

Duncanville, TX

#13 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh stop it. You whole point in EVERY SINGLE POST is to attack anything black. The recent uprisings by black people have gotten the attention of every ignorant racist in the U.S. Thats probably why you've spent so much time at WalMart lately....buying up every white sheet in stock.
Why do you insist that everything is related to Race??? I did state thet he might very well have been innocent and was asking for more information. You immediately accuse everyone of making racial statements/ And after reading all that has been posted since my post, I have the info I asked for, And for your information, the "recent uprisings" have not gotten everybody's attention. The attention it did create was negative and doesn't even merit a response. All the black thugs in jail are exactly where they need to be. Like it or not!!!!!!!
Anonymous

Duncanville, TX

#14 Oct 2, 2007
Suze wrote:
<quoted text>
Whatever. You are once again trying to divert attention away from Mitchell.
That has always been her strategy. Keep attention off the criminals . But you know, In a way this person is to be pitied!!!!!She is obviously a very unhappy person. Also a pitiful sight in her green hat jumping around like a frog!!!! haha
Anonymous

Duncanville, TX

#15 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
Criminal Record of Keyon Mitchell
1JaillID 126589 Confined 10/21/2002 Released 10/21/2002
Defendant Mitchell, Keyon - 12/30/1981 Charge SPEEDING (EXCEED PRIMA FACIE LIMIT)
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
Now lets see....NOTHING for Jeffrey, Hardly nothing for Robinson but LIFE PLUS 5 for Mitchell who had once in his life got a speending ticket. It doesn't take a rocket scientist.
Hopefully he will live to be a very old man.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#16 Oct 2, 2007
Anonymous wrote:
<quoted text> Why do you insist that everything is related to Race??? I did state thet he might very well have been innocent and was asking for more information. You immediately accuse everyone of making racial statements/ And after reading all that has been posted since my post, I have the info I asked for, And for your information, the "recent uprisings" have not gotten everybody's attention. The attention it did create was negative and doesn't even merit a response. All the black thugs in jail are exactly where they need to be. Like it or not!!!!!!!
Post where you claim I have EVER said EVERYTHING is related to race. Your problem is you wan to live in la la land and pretend NOTHING is ever related to race. Which "uprisings" are you referring to that got no attention? Theres been so many. Surely you'r not claiming the ones in Paris and Jena got no attention. Surrrrely you're not saying that.

Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#17 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
Criminal Record of Keyon Mitchell
1JaillID 126589 Confined 10/21/2002 Released 10/21/2002
Defendant Mitchell, Keyon - 12/30/1981 Charge SPEEDING (EXCEED PRIMA FACIE LIMIT)
Department PARIS POLICE DEPT.
Now lets see....NOTHING for Jeffrey, Hardly nothing for Robinson but LIFE PLUS 5 for Mitchell who had once in his life got a speending ticket. It doesn't take a rocket scientist.
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that Mitchell went to prison for his involvement in DRUGS.
Cibil War

Paris, TX

#18 Oct 2, 2007
Suze wrote:
<quoted text>
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that Mitchell went to prison for his involvement in DRUGS.
Whatever you say flea. Extra Extra Read all about it. Shaquanda Cotton was on the Montel Williams show today.

Since: Oct 07

Paris, TX

#19 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
<quoted text>
Whatever you say flea. Extra Extra Read all about it. Shaquanda Cotton was on the Montel Williams show today.
Who gives a shat.
Anonymous

Duncanville, TX

#20 Oct 2, 2007
Cibil War wrote:
Yes. Or provide the links so everyone can read it. I would like to see the POLICE evidence from their four year investigation. Not the testimony of convicts who were PAID to say something.
Oh, Stop it!!! You continually defend anyone who is black regardless of the crime, evidence, or even the charges. It doesn't matter to you what the situation is, you just want to attack white people for any reason.

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