Long v State
Long v State
1947 OK CR 86
184 P.2d 119
84 Okl.Cr. 445
Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
I. Appeal and Error-Review-Affirmance in Absence of Briefs and Argument. Where no briefs are filed nor argument presented, this court will examine the evidence to ascertain if it sustains the judgment, and if the evidence is sufficient, and in the absence of apparent material error, will affirm the judgment.
2. Intoxicating Liquor--Evidence Sufficient to Sustain Judgment of Conviction for Unlawful Possession. In prosecution for unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, evidence held sufficient to support judgment of conviction.
Appeal from County Court, Kiowa County; Clarence W. Hunter, Judge.
Cecil Alton Long was convicted of unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, and he appeals. Affirmed.
Hughes & Hughes, of Hobart, for plaintiff in error.
Mac Q. Williamson, Atty. Gen., for defendant in error.
JONES, J. The defendant, Cecil Alton Long, was charged by information filed in the county court of Kiowa
county with the unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, was tried, convicted, sentenced to serve 30 days in the county jail, pay a fine of $50 and costs, and has appealed.
The appeal has been pending in this court more than six months and no brief has been filed on behalf of defendant and no extension of time was given counsel for defendant in which to file a brief in his behalf.
At the time the case was assigned for oral argument, there was no appearance for the defendant.
In Ferguson v. State, 71 Okla. Cr. 50, 107 P.2d 808, it is stated: