No. 25980 - State of West Virginia v. Henry Theodore Allen, II
Starcher, C. J., dissenting:
I dissent because this defendant was clearly the subject of improper piling on of criminal charges. Why? Because he acted contemptuously toward the police. I also dissent because the sentence of 7 years in jail is contrary to our law's system of incarceration, where people serving long sentences go to prisons where there are rehabilitative opportunities. I would reverse the defendant's sentences and remand with an order requiring the imposition of concurrent sentences.