Statev.Green

Supreme Court of LouisianaFeb 10, 1978
354 So. 2d 1350 (La. 1978)

No. 60493-A.

February 10, 1978.

APPEAL FROM CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT, PARISH OF ORLEANS; FRANK A. MARULLO, JR., JUDGE.

Patrick D. McArdle, Orleans Indigent Defender Program, Hugh P. Lambert, New Orleans, for defendant-appellant.

William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Barbara Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., Harry F. Connick, Dist. Atty., Lindsay Larson, Asst. Dist. Atty., for plaintiff-appellee.


Affirmed.

TATE and CALOGERO, JJ., dissent. Under the circumstances, where the accused was not arrested until seven months after the incident for an offense he did not know at the time would be prosecuted, the accused was entitled upon his request to examine the police reports made contemporaneously with the incident.