United States of America v. Lesly St. Fleur, Appellant, 10 F.3d 13 (D.C. Cir. 1993)

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US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 10 F.3d 13 (D.C. Cir. 1993) Nov. 12, 1993

Before: WALD, WILLIAMS and HENDERSON, Circuit Judges.



This appeal was considered on the record from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and on the briefs filed by the parties. The court has determined that the issues presented occasion no need for an opinion. See D.C. Cir. Rule 14(c). It is

ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the judgment of the district court be affirmed. Notwithstanding appellee's failure to present evidence of the presence of the "hydroxyl radical" in the substance seized from appellant, the uncontradicted "testimony of a qualified expert who positively identified the substance tested as cocaine base" was sufficient to support appellant's conviction for possession of cocaine base. See United States v. Gaulteau, No. 92-3229, slip op. at 2-3 & n. 1 (D.C. Cir. Sept. 21, 1993) (per curiam).

The Clerk is directed to withhold issuance of the mandate herein until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing. See D.C. Cir. Rule 15.