State v. Geisler

Citation597 A.2d 342,220 Conn. 918
CourtSupreme Court of Connecticut
Decision Date03 October 1991
PartiesSTATE of Connecticut v. Martin GEISLER.

Leon F. Dalbec, Jr., Asst. State's Atty., in support of the petition.

Richard Emanuel, Branford, in opposition.

The state of Connecticut's petition for certification for appeal from the Appellate Court, 25 Conn.App. 282, 594 A.2d 985, is granted, limited to the following issue:

"Was the Appellate Court correct in reversing the trial court's factual finding that the police reasonably believed that the defendant was in need of emergency assistance, thus rendering entry of the defendant's home lawful under the emergency doctrine?"

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