Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Barbara Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., Harry F. Connick, Dist. Atty., David J. Cortes & Louise Korns, Asst. Dist. Attys., for plaintiff-relator.
Morris Hyman, Orleans Indigent Defender Program, New Orleans, for defendant-respondent.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Defendant, David Williams, was charged by bill of information with possession of pentazocine, La.R.S. 40:969, and moved to suppress evidence. After a hearing, the trial judge granted defendant's motion without stating reasons. We granted the state's application for writs and now reverse the ruling of the trial judge.
The only evidence educed at the motion to suppress hearing was the testimony of the two arresting...
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