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CRIMINAL – Appeals – Rule 5A:18 – Search & Seizure (access required)

Because defendant’s failure to file a timely suppression motion under Va. Code § 19.2-266.2 provided the trial court with a freestanding basis for denying defendant’s motion, the Court of Appeals need not consider defendant’s appellate claim arising from the search, and defendant’s cocaine conviction is affirmed. On appeal, defendant argues exclusively that the trial court erred ...