STATE v. JOHNSON

No. 65189.

375 So.2d 375 (1979)

STATE of Louisiana v. Douglas JOHNSON.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

July 26, 1979.


Denied.

Relator contends that pursuant to our order of July 2, 1979, a preliminary examination was held at which there was a finding of no probable cause on three counts of forgery. He contends that there are no other charges against him and that he should be released immediately. A return from the district court indicates that while three counts of forgery were dismissed after a finding of no probable cause at a preliminary hearing, there are in fact additional charges pending, i. e. three counts of felony theft; one count of simple theft; and one count of issuing worthless checks. His request for immediate release is therefore denied.

With respect to these remaining charges, a return from the district court indicates that relator has neither requested a preliminary hearing nor been afforded one. If and when relator moves for a preliminary examination on these charges he is entitled to same.

DENNIS, J., absent.


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