Tipsters more reliable when they provide self-incriminating details

Comm. v. Butler, 2018 PA Super 219 (Aug. 1, 2018) Out of Bucks County.  Butler was convicted of drug-related offenses, namely possession with intent to deliver (PWID).  He raised a single issue on appeal: whether the police had reasonable suspicion to conduct an investigative detention?  The Superior Court, like the trial court, held that there was reasonable suspicion. Essentially, the … Read More