People v. Joel Joseph

Decided On : 5/3/2016
AD1 order dated October 7, 2014, affirming judgment of conviction.  Decision below: 121 AD3d 445, 994 NYS2d 85.  Lippman, Ch.J., granted leave December 31, 2014.  To be argued March 31, 2016.
ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether the police had probable cause to arrest defendant for ongoing drug activity when some of the information upon which the police relied came from a confidential informant several months earlier.  (Assigned counsel: Seymour James, Legal Aid Society, Criminal Appeals Bureau, 199 Water Street, NYC 10038.)