No. 83-1942.

727 F.2d 659 (1984)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. James FALCO, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided February 13, 1984.

Rehearing Denied March 16, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald M. Werksman, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellant.

Maureen DeMaio, Asst. U.S. Atty., Dan K. Webb, U.S. Atty., Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before WOOD and CUDAHY, Circuit Judges, and CAMPBELL, Senior District Judge.

HARLINGTON WOOD, Jr., Circuit Judge.

Defendant-appellant James Falco appeals from his conviction for knowingly possessing goods stolen from interstate commerce in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 659 (1976). Appellant's only contention on appeal is that the district court erred and abused its discretion in allowing the government to introduce in its case in chief appellant's four prior felony convictions for crimes involving possession of stolen property to help prove...

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