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With respect to cases where an intrusive stop was deemed justified, the court pointed out that "the police have always had a reasonable basis to believe the suspect was armed or otherwise dangerous."(31) Considering that the suspects were stopped in connection with a burglary, the court noted that "suspecting a person of having committed a burglary cannot, in and of itself, provide police with grounds to subject that person to an extremely intrusive Terry stop."(32)
Suspecting that the bicycle was stolen, the officer pursued the suspect on foot for several blocks until the suspect slipped on ice and fell down.
Suspecting the bulge to be a weapon, the officer frisked Mimms and discovered a revolver.