Court Briefs for the past week

Friday, November 29, 2019
Gavel and scales

Case 3090,3129 & 1469 State of Idaho vs. Jesse Cobos III

On Nov. 20th 2019, Judge Epis presided over the sentencing and final court disposition of Jessie Cobos III. These have been ongoing cases and some of them date back to charges filed in Oct. 2018. The state expressed their difficulty in prosecuting the charges, which included felony rape, due to the victim refusing to cooperate with the state. The defendant’s attorney also expressed her frustration in her client’s alleged victim asking the state to drop charges at least 6 times over the duration of these proceedings. This left the state to focus on the No Contact Violations and Battery charges.

Judge Epis wanted to make it clear at this time, that Mr. Cobos understood his prior guilty pleas encompassed charges set for sentencing today including three violation of no contact orders and one domestic battery enhanced – in the presence of a child. For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News or click on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.

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