No. 75-183-CR.

72 Wis.2d 717 (1976)

242 N.W.2d 187

WENDRICKS, Plaintiff in error, v. STATE, Defendant in error.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided June 2, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the plaintiff in error there were briefs by Howard B. Eisenberg, state public defender, and Richard M. Sals, assistant state public defender, and oral argument by Richard M. Sals.

For the defendant in error the cause was argued by Marguerite M. Moeller, assistant attorney general, with whom on the brief was Bronson C. La Follette, attorney general.


Three issues are presented on this appeal:

1. Was there "reasonable cause" for the forcible stop of the taxicab?

2. Did probable cause exist for the subsequent arrest of its passengers?

3. Were the weapons and bag of money obtained as the fruits of invalid police activity and thus inadmissible into evidence?

Vehicle stop.

Wendricks contends that an arrest occurred...

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