CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was not sufficient to support conviction of 1st degree controlled substance crime?
Defendant was convicted of 1st degree controlled substance crime – sales. Defendant appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was not sufficient to support his conviction of drug sales because the informant was not credible. The Minnesota Court of Appeals, noting that the informant’s testimony was consistent and was corroborated by other evidence in the record, held that there was sufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict. Affirmed.
State v. Ybarra, A20-1060, Otter Tail County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.