OH10: Def walking down street with a bullet magazine on belt wasn’t violating law and he could ignore officers

Defendant was walking down the street, and officers noticed he had a bullet magazine on his belt. They followed him to his residence, and he declined to talk to them and went inside. Their entry into his residence violated the Fourth Amendment because there were no exigent circumstances justifying the entry. State v. Thomas, 2018-Ohio-758, 2018 Ohio App. LEXIS 793 (10th Dist. Mar. 1, 2018).

Defendant is charged with providing material support to ISIL in the Pulse Nightclub shooting. Police came to talk to her, and she voluntarily came out of her house and voluntarily agreed to wait for the FBI while sitting in a patrol car. She wasn’t under arrest or seized. United States v. Salman, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31681 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 27, 2018).*

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