62 N.Y.2d 97 (1984)

The People of the State of New York, Respondent, v. David Pelchat, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of the State of New York.

Decided May 15, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael Young and David Breitbart for appellant.

Patrick Henry, District Attorney (Mark D. Cohen of counsel), for respondent.

Chief Judge COOKE and Judges JASEN, JONES, WACHTLER, MEYER and KAYE concur.


Defendant has been convicted of criminal possession of marihuana in the first degree after pleading guilty to the indictment. He now seeks reversal of the judgment contending that the indictment was fatally defective because the only evidence before the Grand Jury connecting him with the crime was the testimony of a police officer who subsequently told the prosecutor that he was unable to identify defendant...

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