This appeal involves the exclusion of two pieces of evidence from a drug distribution and conspiracy trial. On February 2, 1989, defendant-appellant Luis Olivier was convicted, with Carlos Cruz, of one count of conspiracy to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 (1982), and one count of possession of over 500 grams of cocaine with intent to distribute, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 812, 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B) (1982 & Supp. V 1987), and 18 U.S.C. § 2 (1982).
On appeal, Olivier argues that he was denied a fair trial because the district court improperly excluded a sentencing transcript from an earlier case in another court revealing the court's finding that a government informant, a witness against Olivier in this case, was not credible. Olivier also contends that he was denied a fair trial by reason of the exclusion of inconsistent versions of the investigation report of his arrest. For reasons that follow, we affirm.
Miner '56, Roger J., "US v. Cruz, 894 F. 2d 41 - Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit 1990" (1990). Circuit Court Opinions. 283.