Juvenile Justice Case Compendium

Results: 217
Case Name & Citation Case Description
In the Matter of H.D.H.
__ N.C.App. __ (January 21, 2020)
  • Facts: The juvenile was originally placed on three months of protective supervision after admitting to allegations in an undisciplined petition.
In the Matter of D.W.L.B.
____ N.C. App. ____ (September 17, 2019)
    • Facts: The juvenile, an elementary school student, was found by a hand dryer in the school bathroom over which the words “BOMB INCOMNG” were written on the wall in black magic m
In the Matter of E.A.
__ N.C. App. __ (September 17, 2019)
  • Facts: E.A.
In the Matter of K.W.
No. COA19-108 (August 20, 2019)
  • Facts: K.W. and three other juveniles approached the victim while she was sitting in her car waiting to pick her son up from a bus stop.
In the Matter of J.D.
___ N.C.App.___ (August 20, 2019)
  • Facts: Zane, a guest at J.D.’s house for a sleepover, awoke to find his pants pulled down and J.D. behind him. J.D.
In the Matter of T.T.E.
__ N.C. __
  • Facts: T.T.E threw a chair in the school cafeteria during a period when students can receive tutoring and relax in the cafeteria. The chair did not hit anyone or anything. T.T.E.
In the Matter of B.B.
__ N.C.App. __ (February 5, 2019)
  • Facts: The juvenile was committed to a Youth Development Center under a Level 3 disposition that resulted from a violation of his probation.
In the Matter of E.M.
__ N.C.App. __ (January 15, 2019)
  • Facts: The juvenile was initially placed on probation as a Level 2 disposition following an admission to conspiracy to criminal common law robbery.
In the Matter of B.W.
___ N.C.App.___ (December 18, 2018)

Facts: Police responded to B.W.’s home following a call alleging that a juvenile was using drugs and alcohol there. B.W.

In the Matter of: D.K.
____ N.C. App. ____ (September 4, 2018)
  • Facts: The eight year old juvenile was adjudicated delinquent for a crime against nature.
State v. Williams
___ N.C.App. ___ (Sept.18, 2018)

In 2011, after being convicted on two counts of first-degree murder, the seventeen year old defendant was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

In the Matter of J.B.
___ N.C.App. ____ (Sept. 18, 2018)

The trial court erred in failing to advise the juvenile of his right against self-incrimination before he testified and incriminated himself during an adjudication hearing.

In the Matter of: T.T.E.
____ N.C. App. ____ (July 17, 2018)
  • Facts: The incident occurred at school and began with the juvenile throwing a chair in the cafeteria.
In the Matter of: T.T.
____ N.C. App. ____ (June 5, 2018)
  • Facts: The police received a report of a vehicle break-in by perpetrators who had fled on foot.
In the Matter of: I.W.P.
____ N.C. App. ____ (May 1, 2018)
  • Facts: The juvenile, who was already on probation, encouraged another youth to pull the fire alarm of a middle school on the last day of school.
In the Matter of: J.D.
____ N.C. App. ____ (March 6, 2018)
  • Facts: The juvenile was adjudicated delinquent and placed on probation after admitting to possession of marijuana and resisting, delaying, and obstructing an officer at a hearing in Mar
In the Matter of: J.B.
____ N.C. App. ____ (January 2, 2018)
  • Facts: The juvenile pushed a printer and computer off his teacher’s desk, causing damage to the printer.
In the Matter of: R.S.M.
____ N.C. App. ____ (December 19, 2017)
  • Facts: The juvenile was on probation for a variety of charges related to breaking and/or entering, robbery, larceny, and intimidating a witness.
State v. Saldierna
__ N.C. App. __ (2017)

On remand from the NC Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Saldierna, __ N.C.

In the Matter of T.K.
__ N.C. App. __, 800 S.E.2d 463 (2017)

In a disorderly conduct case, the adjudication was reversed where the petition was not signed by a juvenile court counselor nor marked as “Approved for filing.” A petition alleging delinquency that

In the Matter of T.K.
__ N.C. App. __, 800 S.E.2d 463 (2017)

In a disorderly conduct case, the adjudication was reversed where the petition was not signed by a juvenile court counselor nor marked as “Approved for filing.” A petition alleging delinquency that

In the Matter of D.E.P.
__ N.C. App. __, 796 S.E.2d 509 (2017)

The trial court was not required by G.S. 7B-2512 to make findings of fact that addressed each of the G.S.

In the Matter of D.E.P.
__ N.C. App. __, 796 S.E.2d 509 (2017)

The trial court was not required by G.S. 7B-2512 to make findings of fact that addressed each of the G.S.

State v. Young
369 N.C. 118 (2016)

The defendant’s mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a murder he committed at age seventeen violated the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment un

State v. Seam
__ N.C. __, 794 S.E.2d 439 (2016)

For the reasons stated in State v. Young, 369 N.C. 118 (2016) (No.

State v. Perry
__ N.C. __, 794 S.E.2d 280 (2016)

The defendant’s mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a murder he committed at age seventeen violated the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment un

State v. Saldierna
__ N.C. __, 794 S.E.2d 474 (2016)

The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeals in State v. Saldierna, __ N.C. App. __, 775 S.E.2d 326 (2015), which held that the trial court erred by denying the juvenile’s motion to suppress his incriminating statement.

In the Matter of S.A.A.
__ N.C. App. __, 795 S.E.2d 602 (2016)

In a simple assault and sexual battery case, the trial court erred by denying the juvenile’s motion to dismiss the sexual battery petitions for insufficient evidence of a sexual purpose.

State v. Watson
__ N.C. App. __, 792 S.E.2d 171 (2016)
State v. James
__ N.C. App. __, 786 S.E.2d 73 (2016)
State v. Bowlin
__ N.C. App. __, 783 S.E.2d 230 (2016)

The defendant’s constitutional rights were not violated when he was sentenced as an adult, following transfer, for three counts of first-degree sexual offense committed when he was 15.

State v. Collins
__ N.C. App. __, 783 S.E.2d 9 (2016)
In the Matter of K.M.M.
242 N.C. App. 25 (2015)
In the Matter of K.M.M.
242 N.C. App. 25 (2015)
State v. Antone
240 N.C. App. 408 (2015)
In the Matter of D.S.B.
239 N.C. App. 482 (2015)
In the Matter of R.D.
_ N.C. App. __, 776 S.E.2d 685 (2015)

The trial court’s disposition order did not violate G.S.

In the Matter of M.J.G.
234 N.C. App. 350 (2014)
In the Matter of M.J.G.
234 N.C. App. 350 (2014)
In the Matter of M.J.G.
234 N.C. App. 350 (2014)
In the Matter of J.F.
237 N.C. App. 218 (2014)

In a case involving first-degree sex offense and crime against nature petitions, the State was not required to present evidence of “sexual purpose.” Sexual purpose is not an element of first-degree

In the Matter of Z.T.W.
238 N.C. App. 365 (2014)
In the Matter of P.Q.M.
232 N.C. App. 419 (2014)
In the Matter of P.Q.M.
232 N.C. App. 419 (2014)
In the Matter of Z.T.W.
238 N.C. App. 365 (2014)
In the Matter of Z.T.W.
238 N.C. App. 365 (2014)
In the Matter of Z.T.W.
238 N.C. App. 365 (2014)