Cases

United States v. Sallis 8thCIR 9APR2019

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This is a good case for a review of implied consent while in custody. Police watch a suspect (Sallis) with outstanding warrants come and go from an apartment that was not his residence (it was his girlfriend’s apartment where she lived with her small children). They arrested Sallis after he entered a vehicle outside the […]

Cases

United States v. Peterson 9thCIR 4SEP2018

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Police officers arrested the defendant (a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm) under 922(g)) on outstanding warrants. The defendant had a backpack at the time of arrest.   The officer waited to search the backpack until after defendant was handcuffed and in the back of the patrol car. A firearm was found in the backpack. […]