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Search & Seizure – Detention – Car Theft Suspicion  (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says defendant’s midnight street encounter with a single officer was not a custodial interrogation that violated defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights, and the court denies defendant’s motion to suppress statements he made to the officer. I find the encounter between the detective and defendant did not amount to a custodial interrogation. First, the ...