No. 1904 October Term, 1979, Appeal from the Judgment of Sentence of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Criminal Division, at Nos. 2389/2391 January Term, 1979
Chester T. Cyzio, Philadelphia, for appellant.
Andrew B. Cohn, Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia, for Commonwealth, appellee.
Brosky, Watkins and Montgomery, JJ.
[ 297 Pa. Super. Page 499]
Appellant, Edward Seeley, was convicted of criminal conspiracy and burglary. Post-verdict motions were filed and denied. On June 27, 1979, Seeley was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 11 1/2 to 23 months imprisonment for burglary and a consecutive term of 10 years probation for conspiracy. This appeal followed.
The following questions are raised on appeal:
(A) Did the trial court commit reversible error by sustaining the Commonwealth's objections during the defense's cross-examination of the assigned investigating detective?
(B) Did the trial court commit reversible error by sustaining the Commonwealth's objections during the cross-examination of the alleged accomplice and co-conspirator of the defendant?
(C) Did the improper and prejudicial remarks of the prosecutor during his closing address to the jury make a new trial imperative?
(D) Did the Commonwealth fail to prove the issues of venue and the jurisdiction of the trial court?
[ 297 Pa. Super. Page 500]
We are unable to reach any of the merits of the claims raised by Seeley because he did not properly present these issues before the trial court in post-verdict motions and therefore has ...