Albert Kyle Luper, Appellant, v. United States of America, Appellee, 345 F.2d 796 (5th Cir. 1965)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 345 F.2d 796 (5th Cir. 1965) June 4, 1965

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; William A. Bootle, Judge.

William J. Thompson, Atlanta, Ga., for appellant.

Sampson M. Culpepper, Asst. U. S. Atty., Floyd M. Buford, U. S. Atty., Gary B. Blasingame, Asst. U. S. Atty., Macon, Ga., for appellee.

Before TUTTLE, Chief Judge, and EDGERTON*  and SMITH,**  Circuit Judges.


We conclude from a careful reading of the charge by the trial court that the element of knowledge at the time of the interstate transportation of the automobile was adequately presented to the jury.

The Court expresses its appreciation to appointed counsel for his assistance in presenting this appeal.

The judgment is affirmed.


Senior Circuit Judge of the D. C. Circuit, sitting by designation


Of the Third Circuit, sitting by designation