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US v. Deitz, No. 05-3410

Defendant's drug conviction and sentence are affirmed, where 1) there was sufficient evidence to support defendant's conviction for the narcotics conspiracy; 2) a confidential informant's statements were not hearsay because they were not offered to establish the truth of the matter asserted; and 3) defendant's sentence properly calculated his criminal history score.

Read US v. Deitz, No. 05-3410

Appellate Information

Argued: April 23, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 20, 2009


Opinion by Judge Cole


For Appellant:

Dennis C. Belli, Columbus, OH

For Appellee:

Joseph R. Wilson, Assistant United States Attorney, Toledo, OH