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US v. FUNCHES, 02-2999

Given DEA agents' experience with drug transactions, their observation of a pattern of events that they reasonably recognized as common in drug deals, and the lack of plausible innocent explanation, agents had probable cause to arrest defendants.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/21/2003
  • Decided 04/29/2003
  • Published 04/29/2003

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • David E. Bindi (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Irving B. Miller (argued), Ryan Miller & Trafelet, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Lorenzo Funches., Terence P. Gillespie, Chicago, IL, Sang Shim (argued), Skokie, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Carlos D. Monoz., Richard M. Beuke, Chicago, IL, Sang Shim (argued), Skokie, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Juan C. Toro.
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