436 F2d 1379 United States v. Ramsey

436 F.2d 1379

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
Michael Miles RAMSEY, Appellant.

No. 26245.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

February 5, 1971.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of California; David W. Williams, Judge.

Michael Hegner (argued), San Diego, Cal., for appellant.

Shelby R. Gott (argued), Asst. U. S. Atty., Harry Stewart, U. S. Atty., San Diego, Cal., for appellee.

Before CHAMBERS, MURRAH** and KILKENNY, Circuit Judges.


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The judgment of conviction is affirmed.


On the sufficiency of the evidence, the somewhat weak circumstances presented were shored up on knowledge, transportation and importation by Ramsey's many inconsistent statements. Taken together, these statements could permit affirmative inferences.



The Honorable Alfred P. Murrah, Senior Circuit Judge, Tenth Circuit, sitting by designation