Granted. The trial court is ordered to hold an evidentiary hearing to determine whether the testimony of the witness, David Stoute, concerning his arrest for receiving stolen property had independent relevance to show bias. LSA-R.S. 15:492. If the evidence is found admissible, the trial court is instructed to rule on whether defendant's constitutional right of confrontation was violated, entitling him to a new trial.
Otherwise, this application is denied.