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Criminal – Felon In Possession – Constructive Possession – Backpack (access required)

A defendant’s conviction of possession of a firearm, found in a backpack after a drug dog alerted to a driver’s side door during a traffic stop, is affirmed by the Court of Appeals. At trial, the officer testified he did not see defendant make any furtive movements towards the backpack. He further admitted he didn’t have ...