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Other-acts evidence correctly admitted at burglary trial (access required)

Where the trial court admitted other-acts evidence – an uncharged burglary – at appellant’s burglary trial under the modus operandi exception to the general rule barring evidence of other criminal acts, appellant’s appeal is not properly before the court. His assignment of error is based on the common scheme exception. Contrary to appellant’s argument, the two ...