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US v. Cartagena, No. 08-2177

Conviction of defendant for drug-trafficking conspiracy is affirmed where: 1) district court did not err in concluding that the omission or misstatement of information of an informant's activities did not provide grounds for suppression; and 2) district court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to require the government to produce documents containing identifying information as to the other informants.   

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided January 29, 2010

Judges

Before:  Lynch, Chief Judge, Stahl, and Torrella, Circuit Judges

Opinion by  Circuit Judge Torruella

Counsel

For Appellant:  Alan D. Rose, Rose, Chinitz & Rose

For Appellee:    Kelly Begg Lawrence, Assistant United States Attorney,  Michael K. Loucks, Acting United States Attorney