264 F2d 377 Jackson v. United States

264 F.2d 377

105 U.S.App.D.C. 91

John B. JACKSON, Appellant,
UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

No. 14489.

United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit.

Argued Oct. 13, 1958.
Decided Feb. 26, 1959.

Mr. Robert E. Sher, Washington, D.C. (appointed by this court) for appellant.

Mr. William A. Dougherty, Asst. U.S. Atty., with whom Messrs. Oliver Gasch, U.S. Atty., and Carl W. Belcher, Asst. U.S. Atty., were on the brief, for appellee.

Before EDGERTON, BAZELON and BASTIAN, Circuit Judges.


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Draper v. United States, 358 U.S. 307, 79 S.Ct. 329, 3 L.Ed.2d 327, requires us to hold that there was probable cause for appellant's arrest without a warrant, that narcotics obtained from him by a search incidental to the arrest were rightly admitted in evidence against him, and that his conviction must be affirmed.