KY: Officers approached men on a street corner talking; telling def to “hang tight for a minute” because he wanted to run his name and SSN was a seizure requiring RS

Officers saw a group on a corner, so they initiated contact, just because they wanted to. They also attempted to get them to clean up the trash on the corner, which wasn’t shown to be their fault or responsibility. When it was apparent that defendant didn’t want to continue the encounter and tried to leave, they told him to “hang tight for a minute” because he wanted to run his name. That was a seizure without reasonable suspicion that defendant was free to break off. Porter v. Commonwealth, 2019 Ky. App. LEXIS 184 (July 30, 2019) (unpublished).

Defendant had no standing in the apartment he was in when it was searched because he was a mere trespasser without permission of the owner to be there. United States v. Allen, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126887 (E.D. Tenn. June 11, 2019).*

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