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’s 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-***

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

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?

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

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

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 “arguable” and potentially successful” 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

“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”

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

CHARLES’ PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Not Bad For 2 novices – Still seeking attorney help

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT             Article l, Section 13 of the Florida Constitution provides: “The writ of habeas corpus shall be grantable of right, freely and without cost.” This petition for habeas corpus relief is filed to address substantial claims of error under the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and the … More CHARLES’ PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Not Bad For 2 novices – Still seeking attorney help

I Cannot Tell A Lie, I Cannot Identify the Suspect

Prosecutors  are severely restricted by their perpetual relationship with the police. They rely on police effort, cooperation, and good will for the quality of their cases. Prosecutors must guarantee cops that they are on the officers’ side. The prosecutor who is excessively requesting of cops, excessively judgmental, as well “by the book” is regularly scorned … More I Cannot Tell A Lie, I Cannot Identify the Suspect

Caryn E. Johnson, a.k.a.Whoopi Goldberg. Do you Remember me? A Terrible Injustice Has Been Done.

Caryn E. Johnson, I am calling on you as a social activist and  public figure that can help to right a wrong. Caryn Elaine Johnson a.k.a. Whoopi Goldberg, do you remember me? My name is Pamela Lynch, now Ajoloko. My sister’s name was Camille Lynch. Camille  attended Holy Cross Catholic High School in New York … More Caryn E. Johnson, a.k.a.Whoopi Goldberg. Do you Remember me? A Terrible Injustice Has Been Done.

Charles’ Preliminary Toughts on his Habeas Corpus

Well, this is my son’s first attempt at his Habeas Corpus(with a little help from mom) IN THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA CASE NO. ????-???? Charles Ajoloko, Petitioner v. SECRETARY, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, STATE OF FLORIDA Respondent. PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS No attorney yet These are just layman ideas of my son … More Charles’ Preliminary Toughts on his Habeas Corpus

Jenna – Please Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide -A Grandma’s Plea

Hi Jenna, My name is Sadie Murph and I am writing on behalf of my grandson, Charles. Jenna, my grandson graduated A/B honor roll from a Catholic School. He was 3 classes away from a Bachelor’s Degree when he was convicted of attempted robbery with a firearm. Jenna, he did not commit this crime against you. … More Jenna – Please Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide -A Grandma’s Plea

Bullet Points On what Charles Ajoloko Felt Should have Been Added to the Appeal

Hello Friends, Please forgive me. I know a lot of these issues has been in previous posts; however, I was asked  to bullet point everything, to the best of my ability as to what I think should have been included in the appeal. I hope that this is understandable and what I am being asked … More Bullet Points On what Charles Ajoloko Felt Should have Been Added to the Appeal

Our Appeal Attorney and the Monies Paid

Bill Ponall was my son’s appeal attorney. We started communicating immediately after my son was convicted on 11/20/2013. Bill was referred to me by an attorney, Warren Lindsey. Warren was the 2nd attorney that was previously on my son’s case. However, Warren withdrew from my son’s case due to a conflict of interest. I have always wondered about that. Warren … More Our Appeal Attorney and the Monies Paid

The NCDP is looking at Charles Ajoloko’s Case.

https://nationalcdp.org/ After many months of blogging, in attempt to get my son’s story out, my blog has caught the attention of the National Center For Due Process. I am honored that my son’s plight has piqued their interest. They have explained that  they need a few more details and have made suggestions as to what … More The NCDP is looking at Charles Ajoloko’s Case.

And the Name of Charles Ajoloko’s Trial Attorney is………….Gary Schwartz

Gary Schwartz was my son’s trial attorney. Gary Schwartz, I am calling you out. Gary Schwartz, how does it feel to know that your representation of my son has cost him 12 years of his young life? Gary Schwartz, didn’t you know that your responsibility as my son’s attorney was to do everything within the law … More And the Name of Charles Ajoloko’s Trial Attorney is………….Gary Schwartz

A Dear Letter from a Police Officer in Support of Charles Ajoloko. It brought a silence to the courtroom.

There are so many letters that went to the judge on behalf of Charles; however, this will be the last one that I post as they all have the same theme. In fact, this is also the letter that I read at sentencing. I realize that It is time to follow the advice of Kenneth Abraham, … More A Dear Letter from a Police Officer in Support of Charles Ajoloko. It brought a silence to the courtroom.

Who is Charles Ajoloko? ………..Letter From Deacon of H.S. Catholic Church

I know that my son is innocent of the attempted robbery charges; however, if he was not, how does a system sentence a young man with no prior criminal history to a mandatory 12 years imprisonment. Where is the rehabilitation in that? What will he learn during this imprisonment? Who is benefitting from this imprisonment? … More Who is Charles Ajoloko? ………..Letter From Deacon of H.S. Catholic Church

The Unethical, Inept, Ineffective Lawyer.

The defense lawyer is suppose to present all evidence that rebuts the prosecutor’s arguments. He is suppose to challenges all questionable assertions of facts by the prosecutor to ensure that the high burden of proof is met. He is suppose to challenge procedural errors and seek to have charges dismissed because of unreliable evidence or testimony. He … More The Unethical, Inept, Ineffective Lawyer.

Why would my notes be in the appeal on record-official trial transcript?????

Things that make you go mmmmmmmmmmmmmm It is obvious that the attorney was working and sharing information with the prosecutor. The attorney was sharing our strategy. One of the depositions in the appeal on record is my copy because it has my notes on it. To assist my son’s attorney, so that they could start right … More Why would my notes be in the appeal on record-official trial transcript?????

The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.

The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict. Prosecutorial misconduct occurs when a prosecutor breaks a law or a code of professional ethics in the course of a prosecution.Sometimes, prosecutors find evidence that would tend to exonerate the person they are trying to convict. Because Prosecutors are charged with presenting … More The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.

Trial Attorney recommends the appeal firm he went to work for. He really did. Shyster.

After my son was convicted, his trial attorney didn’t even ask if Charles could stay home until sentencing. He had been home on bond for almost 3 years but he did not think it necessary to ask the judge if he could remain on bond. After the conviction, I was unable to reach the trial attorney a … More Trial Attorney recommends the appeal firm he went to work for. He really did. Shyster.

Does my son have to spend 10 years in jail before he is exonerated? Lets break the trend.

Man Exonerated After spending 25 years in jail. Man exonerated after spending 20 years in jail. Woman exonerated after spending 22 years in jail. Please do not let my son spend 10 years in prison before realizing that a mistake was made My son a very talented young man. This is a young man who … More Does my son have to spend 10 years in jail before he is exonerated? Lets break the trend.

A thought

My son’s case should have never gotten this far. It should have been concluded with the first attorney. She never looked at the incident report or anything. She just wanted the money. She and the prosecutor wanted my son to take a 13 year plea.Why would he take 13 year plea when he didn’t do … More A thought

The prosecutor and police detective worked together – See Deposition

The prosecutor and police detective worked together. They withheld key evidence that could have helped my son. How can they live with themselves? They outright lied to the judge and jury and got away with it. One of the evidence withheld was the fact that my son’s phone was not used in the area during … More The prosecutor and police detective worked together – See Deposition

Orlandos Money-Hungry Attorneys disable my Humble Home

 Dear Friends,            I know that it has been almost 2 weeks since my last post. I promise that from now on, I will post a least every other day. Lord know, I have a lot to talk about.            I have been working many hours, approximately 12 hours a day. I run a … More Orlandos Money-Hungry Attorneys disable my Humble Home

The attorney received a bad review and it wasn’t from me.

Let’s the talk about the trial attorney. We already established that the trial attorney was an imbecile. He buddied up to the prosecutor. He did not present discovery evidence at trial. He did not object to anything at trial. Therefore, he did not preserve any issues for appeal. This is from an attorney whose specialty … More The attorney received a bad review and it wasn’t from me.