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Criminal – Search & Seizure – Consent – Auto Search

Where the trial court concluded that defendant did not consent to a search of his car, the court’s decision to suppress the evidence is affirmed; we cannot conclude that the trial court focused upon the subjective intent of defendant as opposed to objective reasonableness, what the typical reasonable person would have understood under the circumstances.

Judgment affirmed.

Commonwealth v. Coffelt (Moon) No. 2449-92-4, May 18, 1993; Prince Wm. County Cir.Ct. (Hamblen) Kathleen B. Martin, AAG, for appellant; William C. Boyce Jr. for appellee. VLW 093-7-272, 2 pp.

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