Opinion Flash

January 18, 2002
Volume 8 — Number 012

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Howard H. Vogel
Knoxville, Tennessee
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink


STATE OF TENNESSEE v. PAUL J. WARD

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:

Clifton Corker, Johnson City, Tennessee, for the appellant, Paul J.
Ward.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Jennifer L. Bledsoe,
Assistant Attorney General;  Joe C. Crumley, Jr., District Attorney
General; and Dennis Dwayne Brooks, Assistant District Attorney
General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WILLIAMS

First Paragraph:

A jury found defendant guilty of two counts of selling a Schedule I
controlled substance (heroin), class B felonies.  Defendant appeals
his convictions claiming insufficient evidence exists to support his
convictions, and the admission of the tape-recorded sales transactions
was error in that it contained evidence of other bad acts or crimes in
violations of Tennessee Rule of Evidence 404(b).  We affirm.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/wardpj.wpd

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