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Search & Seizure – Terry Stop – Pocket Pat-Down – Probable Cause (access required)

Police investigators who followed defendant after observing him in a suspected drug transaction in an area known for illegal drug activity and who searched defendant’s car with his consent could be subjected to a pat-down after he repeatedly put his hands in his pocket and became increasingly nervous, and the Court of Appeals upholds admission ...

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