No. 52871.

545 S.W.2d 837 (1977)

Carlos LOA, Appellant, v. The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.

Rehearing Denied February 9, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Albert A. Pena, III, Corpus Christi, for appellant.

Knute L. Dietze, Dist. Atty., and George A. Taylor, Asst. Dist. Atty., Victoria, Jim D. Vollers, State's Atty., and David S. McAngus, Asst. State's Atty., Austin, for the State.


KEITH, Commissioner.

Appellant was charged with the possession of a controlled substance; namely, heroin, and was found guilty by a jury which assessed his punishment at confinement for ten years.

The appeal is predicated upon two closely related grounds of error: (1) the evidence was insufficient to sustain the conviction since the prosecution depended exclusively upon the testimony of two accomplice witnesses whose testimony was not corroborated...

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