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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Tailgating – Speeding (access required)

Although a police officer testified he stopped defendant's Jeep because he "wanted to see what was going on" after observing the rear-seat passenger "moving around" and "bouncing," the officer's subjective motivation is irrelevant and his additional observations that the Jeep was tailgating the vehicle in front of it and speeding supported the stop; the suppression ...

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