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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Allen
Wong Sun v. United States
Citation:371 U.S. 471 (1963)
Federal narcotics agents arrested Hom Way and found heroin in his possession. He stated after his arrest that he had bought an ounce of heroin from someone known as “Blackie Toy”and gave the agents his location. Blackie Toy told the agents he knew of someone involved with selling narcotics known as Johnny. Johnny told the agents he had been brought narcotics by “Sea Dog.” Sea Dog turned out to be Wong Sun. The officers entered Wong Sun’s apartment and arrested him and conducted a thorough search of his apartment. They found no narcotics. The men were then all individually interrogated separately. The police wrote statements in English for them to sign and the man refused.
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