Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

Government of Virgin Islands v. Petersen

July 20, 1982

GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS
v.
ELIAS PETERSEN, JR., APPELLANT



APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

Before: GARTH, ROSENN and HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judges.

Opinion OF THE COURT

A. LEON Higginbotham, Jr., Circuit Judge.

In this appeal we are asked to review Petersen's convictions and sentences for first degree robbery, grand larceny, first degree assault and possession of an unlicensed firearm during the commission of a crime of violence. Petersen contends that the evidence was insufficient to support the jury's guilty verdict and urges us to reverse the judgments of conviction on all counts.*fn1 We decline to do so, and instead, consistent with our holding in Government of the Virgin Islands v. Kenneth Brown, 685 F.2d 834 (3d Cir., 1982),*fn2 we will reverse Petersen's conviction for grand larceny and remand Count II for a new trial.*fn3 We will also vacate the judgments and sentences for first degree assault and ...


Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Download the entire decision to receive the complete text, official citation,
docket number, dissents and concurrences, and footnotes for this case.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.