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Crocker v. State

272 So.2d 664 (1973)

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Crocker v. State

Supreme Court of Mississippi

272 So.2d 664 (1973)

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Facts

George Crocker (defendant) was indicted for robbery in state trial court for feloniously and violently taking $500 from Jesse McKenzie. At trial, McKenzie testified that he and Crocker were socializing at McKenzie’s home when they went to a store to purchase beer and whiskey. Upon returning to McKenzie’s house, McKenzie changed clothes and placed his wallet on his bed. The wallet contained $500. McKenzie testified that Crocker must have taken the $500 from his wallet, returned the wallet to the bed, and left the residence. McKenzie further testified that Crocker did not take the money by force, by violence, or by placing McKenzie in fear of immediate bodily injury. At the close of the prosecution’s case, Crocker moved for a directed verdict. Crocker’s motion was denied, and he was convicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment. Crocker appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Inzer, J.)

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