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State v. Blake
Ohio Court of Appeals
974 N.E.2d 730 (2012)
Anthony Dion Blake (defendant) was charged with murder. At the trial, the state (plaintiff) introduced Exhibit 40. The state claimed that Exhibit 40 was a record of text messages sent from and received by Blake’s cellular-telephone number. Exhibit 40 was offered by the state to prove the truth of what was written in the out-of-court messages. Blake’s cellular-telephone provider was Cincinnati Bell. Paula Papke, the custodian of records at Cincinnati Bell, testified at the trial. Papke confirmed that Exhibit 40 was a record of text messages sent from and received by Blake’s cellular-telephone number. Papke also testified that text messages were stored on Cincinnati Bell’s network in the regular course of business. The trial-court judge admitted Exhibit 40. Subsequently, the jury convicted Blake. Blake appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Ringland, J.)
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