Tag: Terry Frisk

United States v. McCants 3rdCIR 18DEC2018

United States v. McCants 3rdCIR 18DEC2018

A woman dials 911 and tells the dispatcher that a man with braided hair wearing a red hat is beating up his girlfriend and is about to kill her. The woman also states she thinks the man has a gun.  She provides the location and then she hangs up.  Police were in the area and …

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United States v. Pope 8thCIR 10DEC2018

United States v. Pope 8thCIR 10DEC2018

At 0400 one cold January morning, Des Moines police were dispatched to respond to noise complaints at a hotel.  Upon arriving at the door of the offending unit, the officers heard loud music and smelled marijuana. When the door was opened, the officer saw about 30 people in the motel room.  The officer inquired as …

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United States v Reddick 8thCIR 30NOV2018

United States v Reddick 8thCIR 30NOV2018

Police responded to a domestic violence call involving an automobile.  Although the person sought had fled on foot, a crowd had gathered around the crime scene.  The defendant (Reddick) approached the crime scene with his hands in his pockets.  When told by one officer to stop approaching the vehicle he failed to follow instructions and …

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US v Hammond 10th Cir. (15MAY2018)

US v Hammond 10th Cir. (15MAY2018)

Police officers in Aurora Colorado pulled over a car for having a burned out taillight. The defendant in this case was a passenger in the vehicle. The officers identified the passenger as someone who was affiliated with the gang and was wearing gang colors. The officers conducted a pat-down frisk and found a firearm on …

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The Case of the Frisky Bullet

The Case of the Frisky Bullet

BB2018-12 United States v. Johnson, 11th Cir. March 2018 This case involves the response to a 911 call reporting a burglary that results in a Terry Stop, a Terry Frisk, the retrieval of one round of ammunition and a holster, and the search for the firearm to which they belong.  Bruce lines up the Fourth …

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The Case of the Rasberry Jam

The Case of the Rasberry Jam

In this audio recording of Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-07, Bruce discusses the legal aspects of US v. Rasberry. This case is from the First Circuit and was released in February 2018. KEY PHRASES: Consent to Search Terry Stop Terry Frisk Arrest Search Incident to Arrest KEY CASES: Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968) …

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