Drug proximity, possession not proven; reversal ordered
Cook County prosecutors failed to prove a defendant actually possessed the illegal drugs and weapons for which he was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison, a state appeals panel ruled late last week.The 1st District Appellate Court reversed all the charges Tino Terrell was convicted of in 2014 after finding that prosecutors did not prove he had “constructive possession” of the contraband found hidden in …
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