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US v. Chaney, No. 08-2089

District court's grant of defendant's motion to suppress majority of the evidence on grounds of Fourth Amendment violation is reversed as the officer's original request for defendant's identification and the first few follow-up questions did not unreasonably extend the duration of the stop and were justified based on officer safety concerns.  

Read US v. Chaney, No. 08-2089

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Decided October 15, 2009


Before:  Howard, Gibson, and Boudin, Circuit Judges

Opinion by:  Gibson, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  William E. Morse

For Appellee:  Robert Herrick