Michigan v. Chesternut

RESPONDENT:Michael Mose Chesternut
LOCATION:Eastern Michigan District Court in Detroit

DOCKET NO.: 86-1824
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)

CITATION: 486 US 567 (1988)
ARGUED: Feb 24, 1988
DECIDED: Jun 13, 1988
GRANTED: Oct 13, 1978

Andrea L. Solak – for the petitioner
Carole M. Stanyar – for the respondent

Facts of the case

On December 19, 1984, Michael Mose Chesternut noticed the police car that was driven toward him; then he began to run. After that the police officer drove out on some distance that he could not see them, here suspected got rid of the several large packages. The policemen assumed that they contained the cocaine and that was proven after they observed them. After that the police followed and arrested Cherstrnut and exercised the examination, they also found heroin and a hypodermic needle.