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US v. Noster, No. 07-50391

Defendant's firearm possession conviction and sentence are affirmed where 1) arresting officers had probable cause to believe that defendant had obtained his vehicle through fraud; and 2) the record contained sufficient evidence to support the district court's finding that defendant had intended to use the incendiary devices at issue for terrorism.

Read US v. Noster, No. 07-50391

Appellate Information

Argued October 23, 2008

Submitted July 15, 2009


Opinion by Judge Callahan

Dissent by Judge Shadur


For Appellant:

Sean K. Kennedy, Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA

Davina T. Chen, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA

For Appellee:

Thomas P. O'Brien, United States Attorney for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA

Craig H. Missakian, Assistant United States Attorney, Los Angeles, CA