Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Boles & Ryan, Charles H. Ryan, Monroe, for defendant-appellant.
Jack P. F. Gremillion, Atty. Gen., William P. Schuler, Asst. Atty. Gen., Albin P. Lassiter, Dist. Atty. (Robert W. Kostelka, Dist. Atty., on rehearing), Gilbert T. Brown, Jr., Asst. Dist. Atty., for plaintiff-appellee.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
The State charged Kevin B. Barnes with the possession of marijuana in violation of LSA-R.S. 40:962. He filed a motion to suppress the marijuana, alleging an unconstitutional search and seizure. After an evidentiary hearing, the trial judge overruled the motion. Upon trial, the jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the trial judge sentenced him to imprisonment in the state penitentiary for five years.
The defendant appeals, relying upon fourteen...
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