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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Passenger Standing (access required)

An order suppressing oxycontin found in a vehicle is reversed, and the case remanded. Whether appellant had standing to challenge the stop is unimportant to our analysis. As a passenger, defendant has no reasonable expectation of privacy in the vehicle, and therefore has no standing to challenge its search. Because she did not claim ownership of ...