No. 73-1160.

485 F.2d 715 (1973)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. William Arnett BURTON, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided October 9, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gary Eldredge, Kansas City, Mo., for appellant.

Bert C. Hurn, U. S. Atty., and Anthony P. Nugent, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., Kansas City, Mo., for appellee.

Before GIBSON and BRIGHT, Circuit Judges, and SMITH, Senior District Judge.


The defendant, William Burton, was convicted by a jury on three counts of an indictment charging violations of 26 U.S.C. §§ 5861(c), (d) and (j)1 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the Honorable Elmo B. Hunter presiding. He was sentenced to a term of seven years on each of the three counts, to be served concurrently.

On this appeal, defendant asserts three grounds of...

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