No. 97-30835.

158 F.3d 251 (1998)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Billy LAMPTON, aka Shorty; Michael Jackson, aka Low Down; Cortney Walker, aka Moon, aka Courtney Walker, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

October 19, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John Francis Murphy, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Stephen A. Higginson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

John H. Craft, New Orleans, LA, for Billy Lampton.

Richard Michael Olsen, New Orleans, LA, for Michael Jackson.

Robert Francis Fleming, Jr., Metairie, LA, for Cortney Walker.

Before POLITZ, Chief Judge, and EMILIO M. GARZA and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

STEWART, Circuit Judge:

Defendants-appellants Billy Lampton, Michael Jackson, and Cortney Walker challenge their convictions and sentences. For the reasons set forth below, we AFFIRM.


The F.B.I. began an investigation of the appellants and thirteen of their associates when an informant revealed that they were distributing large quantities of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. On February 22, 1996, the government obtained...

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