Recent traffic cases and cases of interestBy James J. AhernAugust 2006Miranda warnings are not required if a person is not “in custody” before his arrest. People v. Jeffers, No. 2-05-03900, ___ Ill.App.3d ___, ___ N.E.2d ___, ___ Ill.Dec. ___ (2nd Dist. 2006).
Recent traffic cases and cases of interestBy James J. AhernJanuary 2006Probable cause exists when the facts known to the officer at the time of the arrest are sufficient to lead a reasonably cautious person to believe that the person arrested has committed a crime.