State v. Adams Even though, at trial, defendant denied arranging to meet confidential informant Shaw and testified that he did not know he was arranging a cocaine deal, this testimony is to be weighed against the uncontradicted evidence of defendant’s physical presence at the scene of the cocaine purchase, his borrowing and driving the truck delivering the cocaine, the phone calls to and from Shaw and Kendrick Armstrong (who provided the cocaine), and defendant’s admissions to law enforcement shortly after his arrest. Defendant failed to meet his burden of presenting credible evidence that he was entrapped and that he was not predisposed to commit the crime charged. The trial court correctly denied defendant’s request for a jury instruction on entrapment.
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