No. 78-5379 Summary Calendar.

587 F.2d 209 (1979)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Ray A. KING, William B. Smith, Jr., and Donald Edward Wettlaufer, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied January 26, 1979.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Wesley R. Asinof, Fayetteville, Ga., for defendants-appellants.

William L. Harper, U.S. Atty., C. Michael Abbott, Asst. U.S. Atty., Atlanta, Ga., Karen E. Moore, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before RONEY, GEE and FAY, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied January 26, 1979.


Appellants are former Mayor King, Police Chief Smith, and Police Officer Wettlaufer of Mountain View, Georgia. They were jointly indicted for violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 241 and 242. The former makes it a felony to conspire to interfere with a citizen in the free exercise or enjoyment of any constitutional or federal right. Section 242 makes it a misdemeanor willfully under color...

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