United States of America, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Lee Marshall Harris and Morris Ray Caldwell, Defendants-appellees, 427 F.2d 1368 (9th Cir. 1970)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 427 F.2d 1368 (9th Cir. 1970) July 27, 1970
Rehearing Denied August 28, 1970

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California; Manuel L. Real, Judge.

Richard L. Jaeger (argued), Asst. U. S. Atty., William Matthew Byrne, Jr., U. S. Atty., J. Kent Steele, Asst. U. S. Atty., Robert L Brosio, Chief, Criminal Division, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellant.

Burton Marks, of Marks, Sherman & London, Beverly Hills, Cal., for appellee Caldwell.

Frederic A. Spindell, Hollywood, Cal., for appellee Harris.

Before KOELSCH and HUFSTEDLER, Circuit Judges, and THOMPSON* , District Judge.


The narcotics were seized in circumstances essentially similar to those in Castillo-Garcia v. United States, 424 F.2d 482 (9th Cir. 1970); accordingly, the order of the district court suppressing the use of such drugs as evidence is



Honorable Bruce R. Thompson, United States District Judge, Reno, Nevada, sitting by designation