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Police lacked probable cause to search defendant (access required)

Where police searched appellant and discovered a gun, the trial court correctly suppressed it because the police had nothing more than a suspicion that he was carrying a concealed weapon. “There were no indicia of criminality perfected in this appeal besides a suspicion that Johnson was armed.” Overview The commonwealth appeals the circuit court’s grant of appellant ...