May 18, 1984
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DENNIS FREEMAN, APPELLANT
No. 2998 Philadelphia, 1981, Appeal from the Judgments of Sentence of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Criminal Nos. 1229/1231 of 1980.
Before Rowley, Montemuro and Johnson, JJ.
The judgments of sentence are vacated and the case is remanded to the trial court for an evidentiary hearing on appellant's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. Should the court determine that appellant was denied effective assistance of counsel, it shall grant him a new trial. Otherwise, the court shall reinstate the judgments of sentence except for those imposed for theft (Bill of Information No. 1231.33-80) and terroristic threats (Bill of Information No. 1231.37-80). In either instance, appropriate appellate rights may be exercised by either party.
Jurisdiction is not retained.
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