No. 42069.

78 So.2d 835 (1955)

227 La. 208

STATE of Louisiana v. Louis HILLIARD.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

February 14, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Earl J. Amedee, New Orleans, for appellant.

Fred S. LeBlanc, Atty. Gen., M. E. Culligan, Asst. Atty. Gen., Leon D. Hubert, Jr., Dist. Atty., Morey L. Sear, Asst. Dist. Atty., New Orleans, for appellee.

SIMON, Justice.

Having been charged in an information with theft, in violation of LSA-R.S. 14:67, in that he took property (a wrist watch) valued at $79, the defendant, Louis Hilliard, was tried before a jury on June 18, 1954, and found guilty, sentence being deferred to June 24, 1954. On that day counsel representing Hilliard moved for a new trial, but the motion, after a hearing, was denied.

On this same day (June 24, 1954) the accused was charged under...


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