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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Crossing Double-Yellow Line (access required)

Although defendant alleged police officers wanted to search for drugs when they stopped his vehicle for crossing a double-yellow line, requested identification, asked to search and brought out a drug dog, the objective facts authorized the officers to stop the vehicle, regardless of the officers’ subjective motivation, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s drug ...