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Teen Charged With Carrying a Hidden Knife

Suspect is approached by a cop after he's spotted walking early morning walking on Sunset Drive, according to a criminal complaint.

An 18-year-old Waukesha man is facing felony charges after he was caught walking with a knife Friday morning, according to a criminal complaint.

Tyler C. Hartleb was charged in Waukesha, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"waukesha-county-circuit-court"} -->

Brian miller September 19, 2012 at 03:45 PM
You need a concealed carry permit to carry ANY weapon concealed. If an officer comes in contact with you they have every legal right to search you in order to ensure their safety. If your not a criminial why would it matter to you if they want to ensure scene safety?
superdavefive September 19, 2012 at 07:10 PM
If a poloce officer asks to search you they do not have probable cause. They can frisk you without permission, but if they feel something suspicious that gives them probable cause. This guy told the police they had his permission and admitted he had a weapon. He should have denied the search in hopes the pat down yielded nothing.
Johnny Paycheck September 19, 2012 at 08:55 PM
If he were smart that's what he would have done... Then again if he were smart he wouldn't have a felony case in the courts and be out on bail wandering the streets with a knife...
DanielleBad September 20, 2012 at 12:38 AM
If I'm not flagging down the police , or if u didn't get a call about suspicious things happening in the neighborhood them y would the police turn around and just harass someone because Waukesha city police is on bs
Jason J September 20, 2012 at 01:01 PM
Danielle you say this is harassment and BS? It is 2:40 AM and a person is walking around wearing a dark hoodie and you ask why the police harass him? I am sure it is because people wearing all dark clothing at 2:40 in the morning are just out for a stroll and don't look supspicious at all. Besides with pending felony cases this "esteemed citizen" might be known to the officer as someone who might be up to no good. I give the Officer props for stopping and investigating. Possibly saved some cars from being broken into, maybe even yours Danielle.

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