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US v. Torres, No. 07-2158

Defendant's drug distribution conviction is reversed where the government failed to disclose evidence of a confidential informant's work as a DEA informant prior to the drug transaction at issue, and that evidence would have been material to the impeachment of the witness.

Read US v. Torres, No. 07-2158

Appellate Information

Filed June 30, 2009


Opinion by Judge Kelly


For Appellant:

Joe M. Romero, Jr., Albuquerque, NM

For Appellee:

Terri J. Abernathy, Assistant United States Attorney, Las Cruces, NM