State v. Unrein

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60 Wn.2d 168 (1962)

372 P.2d 547

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, Respondent, v. ROBERT JOHN UNREIN, Appellant.[*]

No. 35391.

The Supreme Court of Washington, Department One.

June 21, 1962.

Henry Opendack, for appellant.

Charles O. Carroll and Richard M. Foreman, for respondent.

PER CURIAM:

Having been found guilty of charges of burglary in the second degree and assault in the third *169 degree, defendant appeals from his judgment and sentence and alleges one assignment of error: that he "... was denied his right to a speedy trial ..."

[1] In a long line of decisions, commencing with State ex rel. Repath v. Caldwell, 9 Wash. 336, 37 Pac. 669 (1894) the latest being State v. Moore, ante p. 144, 372 P. (2d) 536 (1962) this court has held that the discharge of an accused for want of prosecution, pursuant to RCW 10.46.010, is not a bar to further prosecution for a felony upon the same charge. RCW 10.43.010.

The judgment is affirmed.

NOTES

[*] Reported in 372 P. (2d) 547.