No. 88-2468.

873 F.2d 205 (1989)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. James Lester VALIANT a/k/a Lester J. Valiant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided April 27, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Raymond C. Conrad, Kansas City, Mo., for appellant.

K. Preston Dean, Kansas City, Mo., for appellee.

Before FAGG and BEAM, Circuit Judges, and DUMBAULD, Senior District Judge.

FAGG, Circuit Judge.

A jury found James Lester Valiant guilty of the following offenses: (1) possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) (1982); 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(C) (Supp. IV 1986); (2) use of a firearm in carrying out a drug-trafficking crime, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c) (Supp. V 1987); and (3) possession of a firearm by a felon, 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1), 924(e) (Supp. V 1987). Valiant appeals and we affirm.



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