United States v. Jones, No. 10-1894 (1st Cir. 2012)Annotate this Case
Defendant was convicted of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, cocaine base and ecstasy, 21 U.S.C. 841(a), 846. Due to prior state drug possession convictions, he was sentenced to life in prison. The First Circuit affirmed, rejecting challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence and to the prosecutor's entreaty to the jury that it “speak the truth” and convict defendant, to an instruction concerning reasonable doubt, and to the sentence.
The court issued a subsequent related opinion or order on March 26, 2012.