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Search & Seizure – Investigatory Stop – Public Housing – Trespass (access required)

When officers seized defendant as he began walking away from a posted public housing project, they recognized him from previous encounters, he was on private property, in a high-crime area, and had made furtive gestures, and the Court of Appeals says police had a reasonable, articulable suspicion to make the stop. The trial court did not ...