US v. Johnson, No. 09-2245
In a prosecution of defendant for possession of a firearm by a person with three prior felony convictions and drug related offense, denial of a motion to suppress and the resultant conviction are affirmed as, because police officers had specific, reliable facts indicating that at least one of a taxicab's occupants had been involved in a shooting just minutes before, the Fourth Amendment's requirement that a Terry stop be conducted in a reasonable manner was clearly met.
Read US v. Johnson, No. 09-2245
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Opinion Filed January 27, 2010
Before: Fisher, Hardiman and Stapleton, Circuit Judges
Opinion by Circuit Judge Hardiman
For Appellant: Frederick W. Ulrich, Office of the Public Defender
For Appellee: Michael A. Consiglio, Office of the US Attorney
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