People v. Holmes, 2019 IL App (1st) 160987 (March). Episode 601 (Duration 9:33) An essentially anonymous tip was treated as wholly unreliable resulting in an outright reversal of this gun conviction.
Episode 496. Duration (13:26) Here’s a quick summary of 5 recent “pat down” cases. 3 Go for the State, and 2 come out in favor of the defense.
People v. Gomez, 2018 IL App (1st) 150605 (April). Episode 492 (Duration 8:05) Police roll up on a parked car and order everyone out; they find a gun.
People v. Richardson, 2017 IL App (1st) 130203-B (May). Episode 355 (Duration 6:52) This pat down was justified after Defendant was fidgeting with his waistband and reaching for something after he was told to show them his hands.
People v. Evans, 2017 IL App (4th) 140672 (March). Episode 327 (Duration 7:49) Defendant kept putting his hands in his pocket after he was repeatedly told to take them out; frisk for weapons justified.
People v. Qurash, 2017 IL App (1st) 143412 (March). Episode 325 (Duration 8:37) Do the words, “Come Here”, alone constitute a seizure?