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US v. Vinton, No. 07-3125

Defendant's drug and firearm possession convictions are affirmed where it was reasonable for the police to believe evidence relevant to defendant's weapons-possession offense would be found inside his briefcase.

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Appellate Information

Argued December 10, 2009

Decided February 5, 2010


Opinion by Judge Brown


For Appellant:

Beverly G. Dyer, A.J. Kramer and Neil H. Jaffee, Assistant Federal Public Defenders, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

James M. Perez, Roy W. McLeese III and Mary B. McCord, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, Washington, DC