No. 11-2200.

708 F.3d 310 (2013)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Juan RÍOS-ORTIZ, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

February 27, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark E. Howard , with whom Howard & Ruoff, PLLC, was on brief, for appellant.

Justin Reid Martin , Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez , United States Attorney, and Nelson Pérez-Sosa , Assistant United States Attorney, were on brief, for appellee.

Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge, and DiCLERICO, District Judge.

DiCLERICO, District Judge.

Appellant Juan Ríos-Ortiz ("Ríos") was convicted after a jury trial of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances (Count One), distribution of a controlled substance (Count Six), and possessing and providing contraband to a prison (Count Seven). He was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of seventy-eight months.

Ríos appeals his conviction on Count One, arguing that the evidence was insufficient...


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