458 F2d 514 United States v. E Gonzales

458 F.2d 514

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
Jess E. GONZALES, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 71-2530.

United States Court of Appeals,
Ninth Circuit.

May 8, 1972.

James H. Quinn (argued), San Diego, Cal., for defendant-appellant.

Lyn I. Goldberg, Asst. U. S. Atty. (argued), Stephen G. Nelson, Asst. U. S. Atty., Harry D. Steward, U. S. Atty., San Diego, Cal., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before CHAMBERS and CHOY, Circuit Judges, and CURTIS, District Judge.*

PER CURIAM:

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1

The judgment of conviction is reversed.

2

We find the few circumstances pointing to the guilt of Gonzales too thin to permit a finding of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt in this narcotics case.

3

Thus, we do not reach the other points raised.

*

The Honorable Jesse W. Curtis, United States District Judge, Central District of California, sitting by designation