U.S. v. RUIZ

No. 90-1787.

932 F.2d 1174 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Angel RUIZ, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided May 17, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ted S. Helwig, Asst. U.S. Atty., Susan E. Cox, Office of the U.S. Atty. and Barry R. Elden, Asst. U.S. Atty., Office of the U.S. Atty., Crim. Receiving, Appellate Div., Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellee.

Robert A. Korenkiewicz, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellant.

Before BAUER, Chief Judge, and COFFEY and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.

BAUER, Chief Judge.

A jury concluded that Angel Ruiz was, in fact, no angel: it found him guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 and one count of distribution of cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1). The district court entered judgment on this verdict and sentenced Ruiz under the United States Sentencing Guidelines ("Guidelines") to a term of 160 months. In this appeal, Ruiz challenges both his conviction...

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