Judges Samuel H. Silbert, Joseph A. Artl, and James Joseph Patrick Corrigan unanimously upheld Judge Bernard Friedman's decision in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. The Appeals Court held that Detective Martin J. McFadden had validly found the gun carried by John Terry and had, at the moment of the arrest, adequate probable cause to arrest Terry.
Silbert, Samuel H., "66/02/11 Opinion, Eighth Judicial District of Ohio, Court of Appeals, Cuyahoga County" (1966). Eighth Judicial District of Ohio, Court of Appeals, Cuyahoga County. 9.