Monday, February 4, 2013
The man was sentenced for fatally shooting a neighbor after an argument at a Valrico park.
Trevor Dooley, the man sentenced to eight years in prison last November for fatally shooting a neighbor, won't return to the Valrico area if released his lawyer said, according to TBO.com_ Dooley's lawyer says Dooley has sold his house and his family has moved from the area, according to the article. According to Tampabay.com, Dooley was before judge Ashley Moody. Moody sentenced Dooley in January and he was in court today to ask for bail while he appeals the case. Moody reserved ruling on whether to release Dooley on bail or not while he appeals his conviction. Dooley, 71, a former Hillsborough school bus driver was convicted of fatally shooting a father in front of his 8-year-old daughter in a playground at the Twin Lakes community in…
Monday, November 19, 2012
More than two years after David James was shot and killied in his Twin Lakes neighborhood, the man accused of the shooting, Trevor Dooley, has been found guilty of manslaughter.
Trevor Dooley, 71, a former Hillsborough school bus driver accused of fatally shooting a father in front of his 8-year-old daughter in a playground at the Twin Lakes community in Valrico, has been found guilty of manslaughter. Charged in the Sept. 26, 2010 death of David "D.J." James, 41, Dooley was found guilty today, Nov. 19, after hours of jury deliberation, according to a report from ABC Action News. Dooley, who soon will be sentenced, also was found guilty of improper exhibition of a firearm and openly carrying a firearem, according to the report. Dooley, who lived across the street from the playground, shot and killed James, who reacted when Dooley flashed a gun after yelling at a skateboarder to clear away from the park. "It was …
Monday, May 14, 2012
A Hillsborough County judge has ruled Valrico's Trevor Dooley cannot use the controversial Florida law as a defense in his manslaughter trial.
A Hillsborough County judge has ruled that a Valrico man cannot use Florida's "stand your ground" law as a defense in the shooting death of his neighbor in 2010, ABC Action News reports. Circuit Judge Ashley Moody denied a motion to use the controversial state law as a defense Monday, the news station reports. Trevor Dooley, 69, said he was protecting himself when he was attacked and choked by David James following a verbal altercation on a Twin Lakes basketball court. Dooley is charged with manslaughter in James’ death. The Stand Your Ground law came to the national spotlight following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford last February.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Kanina James' husband David was killed in September 2010 in his Twin Lakes neighborhood, and the alleged shooter has claimed self-defense under the "Stand your Ground" law.
A Valrico woman whose husband was shot and killed during an argument about skateboarders says Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law needs to be changed. Kanina James' husband, David, was killed in September 2010 in his Twin Lakes neighborhood, as 10 News WTSP reports. The accused shooter, Trevor Dooley, has claimed self-defense under the "Stand Your Ground" law, which has come under national scrutiny recently following the shooting death of Sanford teenager Trayvon Martin. Arguments are being filed on a motion to dismiss the charges, including manslaughter, against Dooley, 10 News reports. James told the news station she is against the "Stand Your Ground" law and that it is unjust. "It's wrong," James told 10 News. "It's being overused for the…