An Undercover Officer Believes Andy Is Selling Narcotics

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Assume an undercover officer believes Andy is selling narcotics. During his surveillance he observes individuals approach Andy and hand him money. After Andy collects the money he would walk toward a tree and out of the sight of the officer. Andy would then return and hand small packets to the individual. After Tara conducts a transaction w/Andy, the police detain her. On her person is 6 small bags of heroin. Tara told police she purchased the heroin for her boyfriend. When police detain Andy he has $500 on his person but no narcotics. Underneath a rock by the tree where Andy walked to, police found 200 bags of heroin. Criminal liability was imposed because, possessing narcotics is a misdemeanor and the sale of narcotics is a felony. Each person had knowledge about the drugs which, Andy and Tara were aware of. Andy sells narcotics of heroin in criminal liability is the "Actus Reus." Which is the wrongful act and the drugs were in joint control of the accused and another. Andy 's criminal liability was Men 's rea knowingly area of his actions. That he was selling narcotics to individuals in supplying them and with the demand of money given; during the transaction. While, the undercover officer observed individuals approach Andy and hand him money. Actus Reus, the physical element of bodily movement. For example, Andy collects the money he would walk toward a tree and out of sight of the officer. Then, Andy would return and hand small pockets to the individual. When the police

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