United States Seventh Circuit

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US v. CARILLO, 00-2643

Reliable tip that defendants had hidden compartments installed on a dozen cars, and observations that defendants did not use the traps for any legitimate uses is sufficient to provide probable cause for arrest despite the absence of any specific crime.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 05/09/2001
  • Decided 10/18/2001
  • Published 10/18/2001


  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, MANION, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • M. David Weisman (argued), Office of U.S. Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Marc W. Martin (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.