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US v. Blake, No. 07-4619

Defendant's carjacking conviction is affirmed, where the District Court did not err in refusing to suppress his post-arrest statements, because no evidence suggested that the arresting officer's provision of a statement of charges was anything other than an action normally attendant to arrest and custody.

Read US v. Blake, No. 07-4619

Appellate Information

Argued: May 15, 2009

Decided: July 2, 2009


Opinion by Judge Traxler


For Appellant:

Kenneth Wendell Ravenell, Baltimore, MD

For Appellee:

John Francis Purcell, Jr., Office of the United States Attorney, Baltimore, MD