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‘Fugitive tolling doctrine’ extended term of supervised release (access required)

The expiration of the defendant’s period of supervised release did not mean the district court lacked jurisdiction to sentence him for violating an element of that release because the supervised release term was tolled during the period when the defendant ...

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Officer had reasonable suspicion to stop vehicle (access required)

An officer’s reasonable suspicion to stop the defendant’s vehicle was supported by multiple facts, including information from reliable sources that the driver possessed a weapon on school grounds, his attempt to drive away when the officer arrived and the officer’s ...

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Former police officer’s conviction for bribery stands (access required)

A former police officer allegedly pressured a confidential informant for sex in exchange for remaining out on bond. Because the intangible value of the conduct was at least $5,000, which was the statutory minimum for the bribery conviction, the conviction stands. ...

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Allegations of bad acts similar to charged conduct admissible (access required)

Where a police officer was charged with soliciting and accepting sexual favors from confidential informants, the government was allowed to introduce the testimony of a woman who had allegedly been sexually assaulted and threatened by the defendant following her arrest ...

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