STATE OF TENNESSEE v. WILLIAM COLE COMER - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Mar 26, 2014

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Robert C. Edwards, Assistant District Public Defender, for the appellant, William Cole Comer.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; Randall E. Nichols, District Attorney General; and Kenneth F. Irvine, Jr., Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The defendant, William Cole Comer, appeals his Knox County Criminal Court jury convictions of driving under the influence, failure to stop, and possession of drug paraphernalia, and his bench conviction of violating the implied consent law, claiming that the trial court erred by permitting the arresting officer to testify as an expert witness for purposes of admitting a cocaine field test. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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