Defendant's firearm possession conviction is affirmed where, when police stopped Defendant's car, they had reasonable suspicion in light of the fact that the automobile had the same license plate number and description as one used to flee from a shooting two days earlier.
Argued: April 24, 2009
Decided: June 19, 2009
Before: CALABRESI, KATZMANN, Circuit Judges, EATON, Judge. The Honorable Richard K. Eaton, United States Court of International Trade, sitting by designation.
Opinion by CALABRESI, Circuit Judge.
SREEVAMSHI C. REDDY, Assistant United States Attorney (David C. James, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief), for Benton J. Campbell, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, N.Y., for Appellee.
NORMAN TRABULUS, New York, N.Y., for Defendant-Appellant.