Search & Seizure – Tossed Keys Not ‘Consent’
Published: May 5, 2009
A defendant who told an officer he could search the car trunk, then tossed his car keys to the officer and left the door open as he exited the vehicle, did not consent to search of the car interior, the 4th Circuit says, reversing a weapons conviction.
U.S. v. Neely (USCA) (VLW 009-2-084) (10 pp.)
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