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Search and seizure -- be on the look out (BOLO)

Posted by John Rutkowski | Feb 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Search and seizure -- BOLO provided officers with reasonable suspicion to stop vehicle and detain occupants for show-up identification -- Once victims of robbery identified defendant, there was probable cause to arrest him, and search of passenger compartment of vehicle was justified as search incident to arrest -- Sentencing -- Prison Releasee Reoffender Act -- Fact that eligibility for sentencing under PRR Act was not found by jury does not render PRR sentence unconstitutional -- Sentence of life imprisonment for armed robbery does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment. Read case below:

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John Rutkowski

Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty years. Prior to practicing law Mr. Rutkowski served twelve years as a deputy sheriff, retiring to attend law school. Starting his law-enforcement career as a patrol deputy which included two years on the DUI squad; Mr. Rutkowski moved up the ranks becoming a corporal in the field training program which give him the responsibility for training new recruits.


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