Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Reynold M. Gardner, Amarillo, for appellant.
Tom Curtis, Dist. Atty., John B. Reese, Asst. Dist. Atty., Amarillo, and Jim D. Vollers, State's Atty., Austin, for the State.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.
The offense is possession of marihuana; the punishment, 5 years.
The State's evidence reflects that on July 13, 1968, Dave Griffin, an Amarillo City policeman, was working as an undercover narcotics agent. At approximately 7:30 p. m. he went to the Hong Kong Lounge in the City of Amarillo attired as a "hippie" and sat at a table with the appellant Ochoa, Willie John Via and his wife Pat Via, and Ray and Fred Salazar. Griffin...
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