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Criminal Law Keyed to Weaver
Iowa v. Freeman
Citation:450 N.W.2d 826 (Iowa 1990)
Freeman sold a substance that he represented as cocaine, to Hatcher, who was working with the government. The substance ended up being acetaminophen which is not a controlled substance. Freeman was convicted under a simulated controlled substance statute. Freeman contends that since he intended and believed to be delivering cocaine he cannot be convicted or charged with a crime of simulation.
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