Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Melvyn Carson Bruder and Barry P. Helft, Dallas (Court appointed on appeal only), for appellant.
Henry Wade, Dist. Atty., John H. Hagler, Asst. Dist. Atty., Dallas, Jim D. Vollers, State's Atty., and Buddy Stevens, Asst. State's Atty., Austin, for the State.
Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.
Appellant was tried in one trial before a jury on his pleas of not guilty on five separate indictments charging, respectively, three cases of possession of heroin, sale of heroin and sale of barbiturates. The jury found appellant guilty on all five charges. The court set the punishment at twenty-five (25) years' confinement in the four heroin related causes and ten (10) years' confinement for sale of barbiturates. These appeals...
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