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Courtroom Test for Pocket Weight Favors Suspect (access required)

A police officer who observed defendant in a “high crime, high drug” area walking in a way that suggested a weight in the left front pocket of his oversize camouflage jacket did not have a particularized reason to frisk defendant, and a Newport News U.S. District Court suppresses the gun based on the totality of ...

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