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Criminal – Cocaine Distribution – Corroboration – Defendant's Statement (access required)

A defendant's cocaine conspiracy conviction is reversed because the prosecution presented no evidence other than defendant's own statement to law enforcement officers to establish his connection to a drug conspiracy or any drug trafficking crime. Police encountered defendant in Roanoke in the early morning hours of Aug. 20, 2004, when police heard gunshots fired, saw defendant ...