Can Police Arrest Person Carrying Gun Without First Checking If He’s Licensed?

From Thursday’s Illinois Appellate Court decision in State v. Penister (nonprecedential): Penister [argues that his arrest violated the Fourth Amendment because] his possession of a gun did not give Whitlock reason to believe he had committed any offense, because Whitlock had no grounds for concluding that Penister did not have a valid FOID [Firearms Owners’ Identification] card.

Source: Can Police Arrest Person Carrying Gun Without First Checking If He’s Licensed?

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