No. 04-20131.

436 F.3d 560 (2006)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Richard GONZALES, Louis Gomez, Carlos Reyna, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

January 17, 2006.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gregory Bryan Friel (argued), Jessica Dunsay Silver, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civ. Rights Div.-App. Section, Washington, DC, James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Atty., Houston, TX, for U.S.

Gerald H. Goldstein (argued), Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr, Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, San Antonio, TX, for Gonzales.

George McCall Secrest, Jr. (argued), Bennett & Secrest, Houston, TX, for Gomez.

J.W. Johnson (argued), Johnson Law Office, San Angelo, TX, for Reyna.

Before GARWOOD, SMITH and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.

GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:

Richard Gonzales, Louis Gomez and Carlos Reyna appeal their convictions and sentences for deprivation of civil rights in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 242. We affirm.


Defendants-appellants were charged in a five count indictment with the willful deprivation, on or about March 25, 2001, of the civil rights of Serafin Carrera while in their custody, resulting in bodily injury to him, contrary to 18...

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