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DateCourtCase NumberLast Action
1/18/2007FSC05-1730Habeas petition denied
1/18/2007FSC05-7323.850 Denial affirmed
8/3/2007USDC-M07-1365Habeas petition filed
6/9/2008USDC-M07-1365State's Response brief to Habeas Petition filed
7/3/2008USDC-M07-1365Reply brief filed
2/19/2010USDC-M07-1365Petition denied
3/17/2010USDC-M07-1365Certificate of Appealability filed
3/18/2010USDC-M07-1365Certificate of Appealability denied
3/17/2010USCA10-11246Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Appeal filed
6/14/2010USCA10-11246Certificate of Appealability denied
10/21/2010USSC10-7259Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed
11/30/2010USSC10-7529Response filed
1/18/2011USSC10-7529Petition denied

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ROGERS, Glen Edward (W/M)

DC #    124400

DOB:   07/15/62


­­­­Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Case#95-15314

Sentencing Judge: The Honorable Diana M. Allen

Attorney, Trial: Nick Sinardi – Esquire

Attorney, Direct Appeal: A. Anne Owens – Assistant PublicDefender

Attorneys, Collateral Appeals:  Richard Kiley and JamesViggiano – CCRC-M


Date of Offense:         11/05/95

Date of Sentence:       07/11/97


Circumstances of Offense:


Glen Edward Rogers was convicted and sentenced to death forthe murder of Tina Marie Cribbs.


On 11/05/95, Tina Marie Cribbs was seen leaving the ShowtownBarn in Tampa with Glen Edward Rogers.  On 11/07/95, a cleaning personfound Cribbs in a Tampa motel room.  She had been stabbed in the chest andthe buttocks.  According to Cribbs’ mother, Tina always wore a sapphireand diamond ring and a gold watch.  These pieces of jewelry were not foundwith Cribb’s body.


A bartender told police that Rogers had bought drinks forCribbs and her friends.  Later, Rogers asked Cribbs for a ride. Cribbs told her friends that she would be back shortly to meet hermother.  Cribbs’ mother arrived at the bar and paged Cribbs because shehad not returned to the bar. 


A motel clerk said that Rogers had arrived in a cab at themotel a few days prior to the murder.  On 11/05/95, Rogers paid foranother night and asked that no one clean his room.  The clerk thenobserved Rogers packing suitcases into a White Ford Festiva.  On 11/13/95,Rogers was arrested in Kentucky driving Cribb’s car, which he claimed a girlhad loaned him.  Rogers also claimed that the girl was alive when he left.


Several days earlier, on 11/06/95, Cribbs wallet was foundat a rest area on Interstate-10 in North Florida.  Fingerprints liftedfrom the wallet and the Tampa motel room were matched to Rogers.

Additional Information:


On 07/09/97, the State of California indicted Rogers oncounts of First-Degree Murder and Arson.  The governors of California andFlorida reached an extradition agreement that would extradite Rogers toCalifornia to stand trial.  Rogers would then be transported to Florida toserve his sentence once the trial in California was completed.


Rogers was extradited to California in October of1998.  He stood trial for strangling Sandra Gallagher and leavingGallagher’s body in her burning automobile.  Rogers was convicted ofFirst-Degree Murder and Arson on 06/22/99 and sentenced to death on07/16/99.  He then was transported back to the control of Florida’sDepartment of Corrections in August of 1999.


Trial Summary:


12/13/95         Glen Rogers was indicted on the following counts:

                                   Count I:           Murder in the First-Degree (Tina Marie Cribbs)

                                   Count II:           Robberywith a Weapon

                                   Count III:         Grand Theft of aMotor Vehicle

05/07/97         Rogers was found guilty on all counts charged in the indictment.

05/09/97         Upon advisory sentencing, the jury, by a 12 to 0 majority, voted for the deathpenalty.

07/11/97         Glen Rogers was sentenced as follows:

CountI:            Murder inthe First-Degree (Tina Marie Cribbs) – Death

                                   Count II:           Robberywith a Weapon – Natural Life

                                   Count III:         Grand Theft of aMotor Vehicle – 5 years


Appeals Summary:


Florida Supreme Court – Direct Appeal

FSC #91,384

783 So. 2d 980


09/11/97         Appeal filed.

03/01/01         FSC affirmed the conviction and sentence.

04/24/01         Rehearing denied.

06/06/01         Mandate issued.


Circuit Court (Bradford County) – Petition for Writ ofHabeas Corpus

CC #95-15314


10/13/97         Petition filed.

12/08/97         Petition denied, and extradition to California for trial granted.


Florida Supreme Court – Appeal of Habeas Corpus andOrder of Extradition

FSC #92,137

717 So. 2d 460


01/05/98         Appeal filed.

05/14/98         FSC affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court.

07/10/98         Rehearing denied.

11/13/98         Mandate issued.


Circuit Court  – 3.850 Motion

Case# 95-15314


09/28/01         Motion filed.

07/18/02         Amended motion filed.

05/08/03         Amended motion filed.

03/08/05         Motion denied.


Florida Supreme Court – 3.850 Appeal

FSC # 05-732

957 So.2d 538 (2007)


04/11/05         Appeal filed.

01/18/07         FSC affirmed denial of motion.

06/26/07         Mandate issued.


Florida Supreme Court – Petition for Writ of HabeasCorpus

FSC# 05-1730

957 So.2d 538 (2007)


09/21/05         Petition filed.

01/18/07         FSC denied petition.

06/26/07         Mandate issued.


U.S. District Court, Middle District – Petition forWrit of Habeas Corpus

USDC# 07-1365


08/03/07        Petitionfiled

02/19/10          Petition denied

03/17/10          Application for Certificate ofAppealability filed

03/18/10          Application denied


United States Court of Appeals, 11thDistrict – Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Appeal

USCA# 10-11246


03/17/10          Appeal filed

06/14/10          Order denying Certificate of Appealability


United States Supreme Court – Petition for Writ ofCertiorari

USSC# 10-7259

131 S.Ct. 929


10/21/10          Petition filed

01/18/11          Petition denied


Factors Contributing to the Delay in Execution ofSentence:


The Direct Appeal was pending for four years prior to adecision being rendered due to Rogers’s extradition to California to standtrial for First-Degree Murder. 

Case Information:


Glen Rogers filed his Direct Appeal in the Florida SupremeCourt on 09/11/97.  He raised several issues on appeal.  One issuewas that the State of Florida did not present sufficient evidence to supportthe charges.  Another issue was that the trial court erred in the handlingof mitigating circumstances.  Rogers also argued that the trial courtshould have granted the defense’s motions for a mistrial because a witness wasallowed to testify about a misdemeanor for which Rogers was convicted in California;the prosecution was allowed to present an improper argument during closingarguments, and because the Hillsborough State Attorneys’ office was allowed toprosecute the case.  Rogers also contended that there was newly discoveredevidence and that the sentence of death was not proportionate to the crimecommitted.  The Florida Supreme Court affirmed the conviction and sentenceon 03/01/01.  Rehearing was denied on 04/24/01.  A mandate was issuedon 06/06/01.


Rogers filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus on10/13/97 with the Bradford County Circuit Court.  The Circuit Court deniedthe petition and granted the extradition of Rogers to California in order tostand trial for First-Degree Murder and Arson on 12/08/97.


Rogers filed an Appeal of the Habeas Corpus Denial and theOrder of Extradition to California on 01/05/98.  The Florida Supreme Courtaffirmed the decisions of the Circuit Court to deny the Petition of HabeasCorpus and to grant extradition to California on 05/14/98.  Rehearing wasdenied on 07/10/98.  A mandate was issued on 11/13/98.


Rogers filed a 3.850 Motion with the circuit court on09/28/01.  He filed amended motions on 07/18/02 and 05/08/03.  Themotion was denied on 03/08/05.


On 04/11/05, Rogers filed a 3.850 Appeal in the Florida SupremeCourt, raising claims of ineffective assistance of counsel.  On 01/18/07,the FSC affirmed the denial of the motion.   


On 09/21/05, Rogers filed a Petition for Writ of HabeasCorpus in the Florida Supreme Court, raising claims of ineffective assistanceof counsel.  On 01/18/07, the FSC denied the petition.


Rogers filed a federal Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus inthe U.S. District Court on 08/03/07.  This petition was denied on02/19/10. Rogers filed an application for a Certificate of Appealability on03/17/10, and it was denied on 03/18/10.


On 03/17/10, Rogers filed a Petition for Writ of HabeasCorpus Appeal in the United States Court of Appeals, 11th District.The Certificate of Appealability was denied on 06/14/10.


Rogers filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the UnitedStates Supreme Court on 10/21/10. This petition was denied on 01/18/11.




Report Date:    12/27/01          S.Q.

Approved:       01/06/02          W.S.

Updated:         04/12/11          EMJ