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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Marijuana – Intent To Distribute (access required)

A police officer did not violate the Fourth Amendment after a lawful traffic stop when he detained defendant briefly while he ran his passenger’s name through state databases, and the Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s conviction for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Defendant presented evidence that approximately 10 to12 minutes elapsed between the time ...