People v. Roopchand

Decision Date02 July 1985
Citation65 N.Y.2d 837,493 N.Y.S.2d 129
Parties, 482 N.E.2d 924 The PEOPLE of the State of New York, Respondent, v. Wilfred ROOPCHAND, Appellant.
CourtNew York Court of Appeals Court of Appeals

On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.4 of the Rules, order affirmed for the reasons stated in the opinion Per Curiam at the Appellate Division (107 A.D.2d 35, 485 N.Y.S.2d 332).

WACHTLER, C.J., and JASEN, MEYER, SIMONS, KAYE and ALEXANDER, JJ., concur.

TITONE, J., took no part.

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