Nos. 87-6091, 88-5103.

881 F.2d 1039 (1989)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Carlos J. ACOSTA, Jr., Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

August 29, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bonnie Phillips Del Corral, The Law Office of Bonnie Phillips del Corral, Coconut Grove, Fla., for defendant-appellant.

Dexter W. Lehtinen, U.S. Atty., Charles V. Senatore, Dawn Bowen, Linda Collins Hertz, Mayra Reyler Lichter, Asst. U.S. Attys., Miami, Fla., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before TJOFLAT and JOHNSON, Circuit Judges, and BROWN, Senior Circuit Judge.


Carlos Acosta, the appellant, is a pharmacist. According to the indictment in this case, for over seven years — from March 1979 to December 1986 — Acosta used his Miami, Florida pharmacy to supply cocaine laboratories in south Florida with chemicals to manufacture cocaine in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1962(d) (1982) (count one); 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c) (1982) (count two); 21 U.S.C. § 846 (1982) (count three); 21 U.S.C. § 841...

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