United States v. Rios-Morales, No. 16-3233 (10th Cir. 2017)Annotate this Case
A jury found Defendant Jose Rios-Morales guilty of possessing with intent to distribute more than fifty grams of methamphetamine and conspiring to do the same. He received a sentence of 292 months’ imprisonment, at the bottom of the advisory Guidelines range. On appeal, he challenged the admission of 404(b) evidence and raises claims of prosecutorial misconduct, witness perjury, jury taint, and cumulative error. Finding no reversible error, the Tenth Circuit affirmed.