Help Has Arrived for Charles Ajoloko

A Florida Attorney has agreed to take on Charles Ajoloko’s Post-Conviction. The Ajoloko family are very happy at this turn of events. While the fees of the attorney are being covered, Charles will still need to furnish, if needed, any additional expenses, such as hiring an investigator. Two years ago, I, Pamela¬†Ajoloko, filed¬†a¬† Chapter 13 … More Help Has Arrived for Charles Ajoloko

“PROSECUTOR’S RUN OUR SYSTEM”

Charles Ajoloko is a victim¬†of the Florida Criminal Judicial System. The prosecutors decided that they did not have to follow the law in its entirety. In their quest to convict¬† my son; they overlooked the fact that their job¬†is not only to prosecute but also to guard the defendant’s rights against¬†insufficient police reports and investigation. … More “PROSECUTOR’S RUN OUR SYSTEM”

We Had To Try! We Had To Try!

On 1/05/2017,¬†¬† Charles Ajoloko’s Motion For Rehearing was Denied. On 1/24/2017,¬†¬† Records were Returned. On 1/24/2017,¬†¬†¬†Disposition Without Mandate. It does not come as¬†a surprise to us that Charles’ Motion for Rehearing was Denied. We understood that there¬†were but a¬†few cases in which a motion for rehearing will be granted.   But we had to try! … More We Had To Try! We Had To Try!

3rd and Final Claim for Motion for Rehearing/En Banc (His forehead which was not smooth like a very young child)(REALLY????)

C.¬†¬†¬†¬† The Court‚Äôs Per Curiam Denial of the Petition Overlooks that it is Fundamental Error for Appellate Counsel to Fail to Raise the Improper Out of Court and In- Court Identification. The procedures used to procure an out-of-court identification of petitioner were unduly suggestive. *In the original police report and on the 911 call, the … More 3rd and Final Claim for Motion for Rehearing/En Banc (His forehead which was not smooth like a very young child)(REALLY????)

Second of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (2 Claim)- Erroneous Verdict Form- Charles Ajoloko

The Court‚Äôs Per Curiam Denial of the Petition Overlooked Appellate Counsel‚Äôs Fundamental Error in Failing to Argue That The Verdict Form Erroneously Stated The Law. Petitioner was ultimately charged with attempted robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm. The Petitioner‚Äôs verdict form denied the petitioner an opportunity to be found guilty of … More Second of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (2 Claim)- Erroneous Verdict Form- Charles Ajoloko

First of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (1 Claim) Double Jeopardy

PETITIONER AJOLOKO‚ÄôS MOTION FOR REHEARING, REHEARING EN BANC,CLARIFICATION AND REQUEST FOR A WRITTEN OPINION PURSUANT TO RULE 9.330(a) ¬† Petitioner, Charles O. Ajoloko, pursuant to Rule 9.330(a) and Rule 9.331(d), Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, hereby moves this Court for clarification, rehearing, and rehearing en banc of the Court‚Äôs order per curiam of¬† October 20, … More First of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (1 Claim) Double Jeopardy

Order Denying Original Petition – Charles Ajoloko State Habeas Corpus for Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel

It is with sadness and despair that Charles Ajoloko, pro se ¬†9.141, Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel was denied without written opinion. Although, I went through a state of depression and withdrawal from continuing this battle; I am now back in full force. The fight continues. Constitutional Right to Appeal a Criminal Conviction in Florida … More Order Denying Original Petition – Charles Ajoloko State Habeas Corpus for Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel

CHARLES AJOLOKO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA – Case Docket: 5D16-***

The Constitution now provides that the Legislature shall divide the State into appellate court districts and that there shall be a district court of appeal (DCA) serving each district. The purpose of Florida‚Äôs District Courts of Appeal is to provide the opportunity for thoughtful review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. District Courts … More CHARLES AJOLOKO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA – Case Docket: 5D16-***

The Constitutional Right to Effective Assistance of Trial and Appellate Counsel

Charles Ajoloko’s allegations in his Habeas Corpus are sufficient for a belated appeal, new trial or dismissal. Charles Ajoloko file a timely motion for a new trial. Charles Ajoloko’s motion for a new trial was denied without an evidentiary hearing. Charles Ajoloko filed a timely direct appeal. His direct appeal was denied. Appellate Counsel neglected … More The Constitutional Right to Effective Assistance of Trial and Appellate Counsel

Mum’s The Word and Remain Silent When Talking to Authorities

“Mum’s the word” means to keep silent or quiet. The quietest people are the smartest people. They watch what they say. When people are constantly talking, they aren’t thinking about what they’re saying. They are¬†too busy listening to themselves to really understand what they’re even talking about. As the saying goes, ‚Äúanything you say can … More Mum’s The Word and Remain Silent When Talking to Authorities

It Been Such a LongTime – Since I Last Posted- Update on Charles Ajoloko

It’s Been Such A Long Time Since I Last Posted about My Son’s Case. I know that an update is long overdue. Life has a way of throwing us “Curve Balls” when they are least expected. Personal and work related issues has spiral me into stress anxiety and depression. These¬†issues coupled with fighting for justice … More It Been Such a LongTime – Since I Last Posted- Update on Charles Ajoloko

Must Read – Email Correspondence with Appellate Attorney- What Would You Do??

Sent: Friday, February 19, 2016 2:46 PM¬†¬† (FROM ME) Dear Mr. xxx, I know that you are no longer Charles’ attorney however, I do have a few items to discuss with you.¬†Deacon Fran Viselli thought that I should let you know what was going on in our minds.¬†I hope that you do not mind.¬†Bill, this … More Must Read – Email Correspondence with Appellate Attorney- What Would You Do??

State Request Extension of Time to Reply to Petiton for Writ of Habeas Corpus-Granted

The State Attorney’s Office had 20 days to serve a¬†reply to Charles’ Pro Se¬†State Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus. On the 20th day, the state motioned for an extension of time to file response. Appellate Court granted the state attorney 20 days to reply to the petition. State Attorney¬†ordered to reply by 5/9/2016. The … More State Request Extension of Time to Reply to Petiton for Writ of Habeas Corpus-Granted

An Anonymous Comment or Is It Someone Connected to the Case?

I felt the need to post this comment. It is my humble opinion that anonymous is either the detective or the attorney. Her one sentence comment brought up the dog which was not in the pinned post that she commented on. Also, she said that Charles “brought” in the “bandana”. Also, not in pinned post; … More An Anonymous Comment or Is It Someone Connected to the Case?

Toastmaster Pamela Ajoloko Represents Area 25

Congratulations to¬† Toastmaster Pam Ajoloko. Pam won¬†the Area Speech Contest on Monday, March 21st. Pam was not even a Toastmaster a year ago and now she is Area Champ of the International Speech Contest. From the President¬†of Toastmaster¬†Club 858, “I wanted to take a moment and send a big congrats out to Pam Ajoloko and … More Toastmaster Pamela Ajoloko Represents Area 25

During Deliberation???

Appellate Counsel was ineffective on direct appeal for raising the questions asked by jurors during deliberation without putting in a claim or argument; for failing to raise that the trial court or trial attorney erred in not requesting a mistrial due to the abundance of questions. *Appellate counsel also failed to argue that the trial … More During Deliberation???

Constructive Amendment of Charging Document

Appellate Counsel was ineffective for failing to argue that the State constructively amended the information before trial to allow petitioner to be convicted of attempted robbery with a firearm as opposed to attempted robbery with a firearm and mask (the primary charge) in order to allow the tainted identification of the petitioner to be allowed … More Constructive Amendment of Charging Document

Missing Element from Jury Instructions

Appellate counsel was ineffective for failing to raise that element (2a) of the attempted robbery with a firearm instruction was omitted from the jury instructions constituting fundamental error. The jury instruction in this case resulted in fundamental error because it omitted (2a), the requirement that the jurors find someone stopped or did not stop the … More Missing Element from Jury Instructions

First Page of Charles’ Petiton

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT STATE OF FLORIDA     CHARLES AJOLOKO Petitioner, Pro Se VS.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† DCA Case No: 5D14-368 L.T. Case No: 2011-CF-8401-A-O STATE OF FLORIDA Respondent   MOTION FOR RELIEF PURSUANT TO RULE 9.141(d) OF THE FLORIDA RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE, OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE PETITION FOR A … More First Page of Charles’ Petiton

Failing to Read Readily Available Documents

CLAIM II Appellate counsel fail to raise on appeal ,that a Brady violation had been committed and that the police detective lied on her sworn deposition; additionally, trial counsel was ineffective for not cross examining the detective about her phone results. If the jurors knew of these results, there is a high probability that the … More Failing to Read Readily Available Documents

Involuntary Statement

CLAIM IX Appellate attorney was ineffective for failing to argue that the petitioner’s statement became involuntary once the police made him a promise. Police made promises to the petitioner that they were going to get his stuff back and that attempted robberies were not a big deal. The video interview¬†should have been suppressed TR -(T-180)(456-711) … More Involuntary Statement

I’m back and I’m still fighting – “Always Keep Fighting For Justice”

Good Day Social Media Friends, I’m Back. It has been a grueling start for the New Year. My mother has been in and out of the hospital and she is back in the hospital again. My mom is 87 years old and had been a RN for 45 years. She is a retired Registered Nurse. … More I’m back and I’m still fighting – “Always Keep Fighting For Justice”

You Cannot Change What You Have Done But You Can Change What You Do Next

You Cannot Change What You Have Done But You Can Change What You Do Next. Ms. Slater, it is important that you come forward and tell the truth. Everyone realizes that you were persuaded to go along with identifying my son. It is very easy to get manipulated by people in authority. They convinced that … More You Cannot Change What You Have Done But You Can Change What You Do Next

Suggestiveness of Two Photo Line-ups and in-Court Identification Procedures

This post includes excerpts from the trial transcript and original police report. Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to present several ‚Äúarguable‚ÄĚ and potentially successful‚ÄĚ claims suggested by the record.¬† These included the suggestiveness of both the photo line-ups and in-court identification procedures and … More Suggestiveness of Two Photo Line-ups and in-Court Identification Procedures

Let’s Really Confuse the Jurors-Appellate Counsel Ineffective for Failing to Challenge the Omitted Instruction in The Attempted Robbery Jury Instructions

Appellate counsel ineffective for failing to challenge the attempted robbery jury instruction had omitted part¬†2(a) of the standard attempted robbery jury instruction. which reads as follows: 2 a. ¬†[someone prevented [him] [her] from committing the crime of (crime charged).](This was the omitted part in the jury instruction). Additionally,¬†Further instructions should have¬†read’ toward committing the crime … More Let’s Really Confuse the Jurors-Appellate Counsel Ineffective for Failing to Challenge the Omitted Instruction in The Attempted Robbery Jury Instructions

Appellate Ineffective for Not Raising Double Jeopardy on Direct Appeal

Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to challenge that attempted robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm which arose from a single criminal episode, violate double jeopardy.¬† Failure to raise a valid double jeopardy claim on direct appeal can constitute ineffective … More Appellate Ineffective for Not Raising Double Jeopardy on Direct Appeal

Verdict Forms were Calculated to Confuse or Mislead the Jury.

This post contains the verdict forms, prosecutor closing arguments incorrectly stating the lesser included offenses and trial court written jury instructions about lesser included offenses. Charles Ajoloko petitions this court for a writ of habeas corpus asserting that his appellate counsel was ineffective for failing to argue that the trial court erred in giving the … More Verdict Forms were Calculated to Confuse or Mislead the Jury.

Motion For A New Trial not Raised on Direct Appeal

This post contains dialogue from the sentencing transcript and the motion for new trial. Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to raise on direct appeal the trial court‚Äôs order denying the motion for a new trial. The trial court did not give any reason … More Motion For A New Trial not Raised on Direct Appeal

“The right to counsel is the right to the effective assistance of counsel”

The Assistance of Counsel Clause of the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution¬†provides: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right…to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense. The assistance of counsel clause includes five distinct rights: the right to counsel of choice, the right to appointed counsel, the right to … More “The right to counsel is the right to the effective assistance of counsel”

Trial Attorney’s Closing Argument- Shows That He Should Have Requested a Richardson Hearing or at worst motion to suppress 2nd photo lineup.

Trial attorney closing argument is about mis-identification, yet trial attorney did not request an evidentiary hearing, also known as a Richardson Hearing¬†when the victim/witness went from someone unable to identify the suspect to almost 3 years later, able to identify. It is also unfathomable to me why¬†the trial attorney¬†did not put in a motion to … More Trial Attorney’s Closing Argument- Shows That He Should Have Requested a Richardson Hearing or at worst motion to suppress 2nd photo lineup.

JURISDICTION TO ENTERTAIN PETITION AND GRANT HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF- Pro-Bono Help Needed

JURISDICTION TO ENTERTAIN PETITION AND GRANT HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF This¬† is¬† an¬† original¬† action¬† under¬† Florida¬† Rule¬† of¬† Appellate¬† Procedure 9.l00(a).¬†¬† See Art. l, Sec. 13, Fla. Const. ¬†This Court has original jurisdiction pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.030(a)(3) and Article V, Section 3(b)(9) of the¬†¬† Florida¬†¬† Constitution.¬†¬† This petition presents constitutional issues … More JURISDICTION TO ENTERTAIN PETITION AND GRANT HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF- Pro-Bono Help Needed