- Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
- Area(s) of Law: Criminal Law
- Date Filed: 09-08-2016
- Case #: A157028
- Judge(s)/Court Below: Duncan, P.J. for the Court; Flynn, J.; & Haselton, S.J.
Defendant appealed a criminal judgment of conviction and sentence. Defendant had two assignments of error. First, he asserted that the trial court erred by finding him mentally competent (The Court rejected this without discussion). Secondly, he assigned asserted that the court erred by failing to merge the guilty verdicts on four counts of tampering with a witness into a single conviction. The State conceded that the trial court erred in this respect, and the Court agreed. Reversed and remanded for entry of a single conviction for tampering with a witness and for resentencing; otherwise affirmed.