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People v. Brown

JULY 20, 1966.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE,

v.

WALTER LEE BROWN (IMPLEADED), DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.



Appeal from the Circuit Court of Cook County, Criminal Division; the Hon. ALEXANDER J. NAPOLI, Judge, presiding. Affirmed.

MR. JUSTICE ENGLISH DELIVERED THE OPINION OF THE COURT.

CHARGE

Burglary.

JUDGMENT

After a bench trial, the court found defendant guilty and imposed a sentence of two to eight years.

POINTS RAISED ON APPEAL

(1) The State should have produced one Stovall as a witness.

(2) The charge was not proved beyond a reasonable doubt.

TESTIMONY OF STATE WITNESSES

Rosie Lyes

She operated a beauty shop at 3438 South Parkway. Upon leaving the premises at about 10:00 p.m. on April 28, 1964, she locked the doors. When she returned the next morning at about 5:20 a.m. police officers were there and she learned that the place had been "broken into." An electric hair clipper, a small jar containing coins, and a number of other more valuable items were missing. Later she saw the hair clipper and the jar of coins at the police station.

Albert Henry, a police officer

He arrived at the premises at about 4:30 a.m. At the front of the shop he heard noises inside, so he went to the rear to investigate. The back door was hanging with one hinge off and the lock on the inner door was broken. He was joined by Sergeant Kinnerk, as defendant and one Gibson walked out through the back door of the shop. Upon being asked why he was there, defendant said he had heard noises and had gone in to investigate. Henry searched defendant and found the hair clipper and jar of coins in ...


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