US v. DePierre, 08-2101
Conviction of defendant for selling cocaine powder and cocaine base to a government informant on two occasions is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not err in its jury instruction regarding the wrongful inducement; 2) there was no wrongful manipulation in the case; and 3) the district court's instructions and the jury verdict accorded with the precedent, and the mandatory minimum sentence was properly imposed.
- Decided 03/17/2010
- Published 03/17/2010
BOUDIN, Circuit Judge., Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, BOUDIN and HOWARD, Circuit Judges.
United States First Circuit
Eduardo Masferrer, by appointment of the court, with whom Masferrer & Associates was on brief for appellant.
Randall E. Kromm, Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Michael K. Loucks, Acting United States Attorney, was on brief for appellee.