CA8: Officer approached who he thought was a crime victim and answers to questions gave RS he was the culprit

Officer responded to a call about shooting of a car thinking defendant might have been a victim. When he inquired, “Aguilar responded that he ‘didn’t shoot nobody’s windows out.’” Reasonable suspicion developed on the totality. United States v. Aguilar, 19-3008 (8th Cir. July 6, 2020).*

“We conclude that the traffic stop was not unreasonably extended because Chapman had reasonable suspicion to continue the traffic stop. Young was unsure whether she was coming from ‘Manvel’ or ‘Mandel,’ and she did not know where it was located. … Though Young said she was coming from Manvel, Chapman found that this explanation did not make sense because Young was driving toward Manvel rather than away from it. The officer stated that Young’s hands were shaking, that her voice was quivering, and that she appeared nervous.” United States v. Young, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 20793 (5th Cir. July 3, 2020).*

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