No. 51271.

258 So.2d 539 (1972)

260 La. 1167

STATE of Louisiana v. Bernie L. WILLIAMS.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

February 21, 1972.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Norman A. Pettingill, New Orleans, for defendant-appellant.

Jack P. F. Gremillion, Atty. Gen., Harry H. Howard, Asst. Atty. Gen., Jim Garrison, Dist. Atty., Louise Korns, Asst. Dist. Atty., for plaintiff-appellee.

McCALEB, Chief Justice.

Bernie L. Williams was charged with the crime of possession of a narcotic drug (heroin) in violation of R.S. 40:962.1 He was convicted of attempted unlawful possession of heroin, and sentenced to serve seven and one-half years at hard labor in the Louisiana State Penitentiary. On this appeal he relies on five bills of exceptions to obtain a reversal of the conviction.

Bill of Exceptions No. 1 was reserved...


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