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A Mere Encounter Leads To Probable Cause To Arrest

In Commonwealth v. Young, 2017 Pa. Super 142 (May 11, 2017) defendant was approached by three plainclothes police officers who noticed him standing for approximately an hour outside a building known to them for drug trafficking and violent crimes. The officers identified themselves to defendant as law enforcement and asked what he was doing. Defendant Continue reading
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Self-Defense May Be Defense For Crime Of Person Not To Possess Firearm

In Commonwealth v. Miklos, 2017 PA Super 107 (April 17, 2017), Officers arrived on scene to find a man shot and dying. The mortally wounded man claimed that the defendant had shot him.  Thereafter the police arrested and interrogated the defendant who told police that the he and the victim were driving to get pills

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