Docket No. 3220.

142 Cal.App.2d 419 (1956)

298 P.2d 664

THE PEOPLE, Respondent, v. VERTRIC EDWARDS, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Two.

June 19, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Vertric Edwards, in pro. per., for Appellant.

Edmund G. Brown, Attorney General, Clarence A. Linn, Assistant Attorney General, Arlo E. Smith, Deputy Attorney General, and Thomas C. Lynch, District Attorney (San Francisco), for Respondent.


This is an appeal from a judgment of conviction on a charge of violating section 11500 of the Health and Safety Code, possession of heroin. Defendant waived jury trial.

On the evening of October 12, 1955, at approximately 9 p.m., Officers Shannon and Brazil of the San Francisco Police Department were conducting a narcotics investigation in Room 112 of the Congress Hotel on Fillmore Street. In the...

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