No. 66232.

384 So.2d 355 (1980)

STATE of Louisiana v. Joseph V. BONANNO.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Rehearing Denied June 23, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Henry C. Walker, Shreveport, Richard V. Burnes, Gravel, Roy & Burnes, Alexandria, for defendant-appellant.

William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Barbara Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., Patrick G. Quinlan, Asst. Atty. Gen., for plaintiff-appellee.

CALOGERO, Justice.*

Defendant Joseph Bonanno was convicted of distribution of cocaine in violation of R.S. 40:967B(1) in May, 1978 and was sentenced to twenty-one years imprisonment. Defendant appealed, contending among other things that the trial court failed to adhere to the sentencing guidelines of C.Cr.P. art. 894.1 and that the sentence was excessive. This Court found that the trial court had not adhered to the requirements of C.Cr...


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