No. 83-1410.

727 F.2d 13 (1984)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Manuel Lecaroz PASARELL, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided February 8, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John S. McBride, with whom David Cohen, P.C., Monticello, N.Y., was on brief, for defendant, appellant.

Everett M. de Jesus, Asst. U.S. Atty., with whom Daniel Lopez Romo, U.S. Atty., Hato Rey, P.R., was on brief, for appellee.

Before COFFIN and BREYER, Circuit Judges, and MALETZ, Senior Judge.

COFFIN, Circuit Judge.

Appellant Manuel Lecaroz Pasarell was tried by a jury in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico on a charge that on December 24, 1981, he had sold approximately fifty grams of cocaine to one Pedro Tirado. Although Tirado was appellant's second cousin, he proved to be, like Hamlet's uncle, "A little more than kin, and less than kind". He was, in fact, a government informer with a tape recorder in his boot. The jury convicted...

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