CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was sufficient to support defendant’s conviction of resisting law enforcement officer?
Defendant was convicted in federal court of forcibly assaulting, resisting or impeding law enforcement with a dangerous weapon, a firearm. Defendant appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was insufficient to support his conviction of resisting a law enforcement officer with a dangerous weapon, a firearm. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld defendant’s conviction stating that the evidence was sufficient. Affirmed.
United States v. Wilkins, 20-2404, Loken, J. Appealed from United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.