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Search & Seizure – Nervous Behavior – Weapons Frisk (access required)

A defendant conceded that his initial encounter with an officer in a motel parking lot was consensual, and his nervous behavior and attempt to walk away quickly allowed the officer, who was responding to a “narcotics in progress” call, to conduct a weapons frisk of defendant; the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s cocaine conviction. In addition ...