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US v. Cesareo-Ayala, No. 08-3201

Defendant's drug conviction is affirmed where: 1) the evidence was sufficient for a reasonable jury to conclude that defendant provided cocaine for drug transactions; and 2) certain challenged statements by a prosecution witness were not hearsay because they did not depend on the witness's truthfulness, memory, or perception.

Read US v. Cesareo-Ayala, No. 08-3201

Appellate Information

Filed August 12, 2009


Opinion by Judge Hartz


For Appellant:

Rick E. Bailey, Conlee, Schmidt & Emerson, L.L.P., Wichita, KS

For Appellee:

James A. Brown, Assistant United States Attorney, Topeka, KS