United States of America, Appellee, v. Otho Warren Vickers, Appellant, 397 F.2d 811 (4th Cir. 1968)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 397 F.2d 811 (4th Cir. 1968) Argued February 5, 1968
Decided July 25, 1968

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, at Durham; Eugene A. Gordon, Judge.

Irvin B. Tucker, Jr., Raleigh, N. C., for appellant.

William H. Murdock, U. S. Atty. (H. Marshall Simpson, Asst. U. S. Atty., on the brief), for appellee.

Before HAYNSWORTH, Chief Judge, and SOBELOFF and BOREMAN, Circuit Judges.


The search of Vickers' pickup truck for illegal whisky was based on probable cause and no grounds have been asserted requiring disclosure of the identity of the confidential informant. United States v. Williams, 4 Cir., 384 F.2d 988; United States v. Pitt, 4 Cir., 382 F.2d 322.