Conviction for drug crimes is affirmed where: 1) the court did not err in its jury instructions on joining the conspiracy and criminal intent; and 2) the court did not err in its jury instructions on constructive possession, the instruction on Pinkerton liability for the criminal conduct of co-conspirators, and aiding and abetting liability.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
Filed: June 24, 2009
Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, SELYA and LIPEZ, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.
For Plaintiff: Robert Clark Corrente, United States Attorney.
For Defendant: Gordon R. Blakeney, Jr.