No. 19676.

315 F.2d 319 (1963)

Charles Basil PEKAR, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.

April 4, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles E. Watkins, Jr., Atlanta, Ga., for appellant.

Robert H. Newman, Asst. U. S. Atty., Alfred E. Sapp, Asst. U. S. Atty., Miami, Fla., Edith House, U. S. Atty. for the Southern District of Florida, for appellee.

Before TUTTLE, Chief Judge, WOODBURY, Chief Judge, and BELL, Circuit Judge.

TUTTLE, Chief Judge.

This is an appeal from the conviction and sentence of appellant on six counts of an indictment charging him with being in possession of personal effects which he knew had been stolen after having been in possession, as baggage, of a common carrier for interstate transportation in violation of Section 659 of Title 18 U.S.C. Sentences aggregating fifteen years were imposed on the appellant.

The principal ground urged by appellant for the...

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