Gen. No. 50,685.

96 Ill. App.2d 64 (1968)

237 N.E.2d 750

People of the State of Illinois, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Edward Williams, Defendant-Appellant.

Appellate Court of Illinois — First District, Third Division.

May 23, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald W. Getty, Public Defender of Cook County, of Chicago (Herbert Becker, Norman W. Fishman, and James J. Doherty, Assistant Public Defenders, of counsel), for appellant.

John J. Stamos, State's Attorney of Cook County, of Chicago (Elmer C. Kissane and James B. Zagel, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for appellee.

MR. JUSTICE SULLIVAN delivered the opinion of the court.

This is an appeal from a conviction of robbery. The defendant was sentenced to a term of one to three years in the penitentiary after a jury trial.

The issue presented for review is whether the State failed to prove the defendant guilty of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt.

On July 9, 1964, about 11:50 p.m., Melvin Cairns, a bus driver for South Suburban Safeway, was driving his bus near 130th...

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