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Monthly Archives: November 2015

John Day seeks new judge in Jason Wagner trial

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November 30, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Defense attorney John Day will file a motion by Wednesday to recuse District Judge T. Glenn Ellington from the Lt. Jason Wagner time card fraud trial. Last week Judge Ellington refused to sign off on the plea deal agreed upon by both the defense and prosecution, which included one year of unsupervised probation, less than $600…

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Judge rejects Jason Wagner plea deal

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November 23, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican Before prosecutor Jason Lidyard could finish reading the terms of the Jason Wagner plea deal agreed upon by defense attorney John Day and the prosecution, District Judge Ellington rejected all terms.   The plea called for Wagner to resign from the Santa Fe Police Department, and reduce his three felony counts of time fraud…

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John Day speaks to KOAT about Steve Casaus sentencing

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November 10, 2015 KOAT Steve Casaus will be sentenced today for the murder of his nine year old stepson Omaree Varela.  Egolf + Ferlic + Day’s John Day spoke to KOAT this morning to discuss the different possibilities of sentencing for Casaus. Steve Casaus was found guilty on several charges including negligent child abuse resulting in death which carries a…

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Judge rules Interstate Stream Commission violated act

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November 6, 2015   Santa Fe New Mexican A New Mexico district judge found in favor of former director of the Interstate Stream Commission, Norm Gaume.  The judge ruled the ISC violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved two multimillion dollar contracts for the Gila River Diversion Project in closed meetings. Both Gaume and the Interstate Stream Commission are seeking reimbursement of attorneys…

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Kate Ferlic subpoenas texts from Valentino and Skandera

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November 1, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Kate Ferlic, attorney for Albuquerque Public Schools CFO Don Moya, subpoenaed text messages from former APS Superintendent Luis Valentino, New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera and APS Chief of Staff Toni Cordova.  Ferlic believes the 10 months of text messages will prove the close relationship between Valentino, Skandera and Cordova and the basis of…

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