No. 29573.

312 S.W.2d 501 (1958)

Karl Edward KING, Appellant, v. The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.

Rehearing Denied April 16, 1958.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Woody & Showers, by Clyde W. Woody, Houston, for appellant.

Dan Walton, Dist. Atty., Thomas D. White, Asst. Dist. Atty., Houston, and Leon B. Douglas, State's Atty., Austin, for the State.

DICE, Commissioner.

The conviction is for the unlawful possession of a barbiturate; the punishment, 60 days in jail and a fine of $100.

The state's testimony shows that appellant was arrested by two Jacinto City Police Officers for being drunk in a public place. The arrest was around midnight at the Community Hospital in Jacinto City and in Harris County, Texas. Upon his arrest appellant was searched by the officers at the hospital for dangerous weapons and...


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