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United States v. Johnson

Opa-Locka, Fla. 911 caller reports man trying to get through window of a neighbor’s house. Officers respond, see man matching the caller’s description, point guns at him, handcuff him, pat him down, reach into his pocket and find a single bullet. Eleventh Circuit: The police were allowed to pat the man down to find a weapon, but they crossed the constitutional line when they reached into his pocket to get the bullet.


Tags: 2018, Eleventh Circuit, Fourth Amendment, Police, Searches and Seizures

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