Police: Squad-Car Lawyers

The police, sledge hammers in hand, battered their way into a Chicago apartment. It was empty. Where were the gamblers they had been tipped off about? Gone, said the tipster. They had moved their bookmaking and policy operation to another house down the block. What to do? Was it legal to go after them in their new lair even though the search warrant specified the first address and not the second?

The answer was yes, and the police got it on the spot from Lawyer Frank Carrington, 31, a legal adviser to the Chicago police department who had come along...

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