IN THE APPELLATE COURT
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
DANIEL ROY JOHNSON,
Circuit Court of
Holly F. Clemons,
JUSTICE KNECHT delivered the opinion of the court:
In April 2007, the State charged defendant, Daniel Roy
Johnson, with unlawful possession of cannabis (720 ILCS 550/4(a)
(West 2006)). In May 2007, defendant filed a motion to suppress
evidence obtained during a traffic stop. In June 2007, the trial
court granted defendant's motion. The State filed this interloc-utory
appeal pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 604(a)(1) (210 Ill.
2d R. 604(a)(1)). On appeal, the State argues the trial court
erred by granting defendant's motion to suppress the evidence.
We disagree and affirm.
At the May 2007 hearing on defendant's motion to
suppress, defendant testified he worked the 11 p.m. to 3:15 a.m.
shift for FedEx as a package handler. On April 7, 2007, he got
off work at 3:15 a.m. and took two coworkers as passengers in his