No. 83-2159.

727 F.2d 353 (1984)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Conrad John BLESSING, III and Rene Garcia Rodriguez, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

March 1, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ramon Garcia, Edinburg, Tex., Nancy M. Simonson, Corpus Christi, Tex., for Blessing.

Hugh M. Davis, Jr., Detroit, Mich., for Rodriguez.

James R. Gough, Asst. U.S. Atty., Houston, Tex., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before CLARK, Chief Judge, POLITZ and JOHNSON, Circuit Judges.

CLARK, Chief Judge:

Conrad John Blessing, III, and Rene Garcia Rodriguez appeal their jury convictions for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Blessing and Rodriguez assert several errors on appeal, the most significant being the sufficiency of the evidence supporting their convictions. We affirm Rodriguez's conviction and reverse Blessing's conviction.


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