Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Stop Not Supported by Visual Speed Estimate (access required)

Stop Not Supported by Visual Speed Estimate (access required)

A deputy’s visual estimate of a driver’s speed – uncorroborated by radar or pacing and unsupported by any other indicia of reliability – did not provide probable cause to stop the driver for driving 75 in a 70-mph zone, and the 4th Circuit says the district court erred in denying defendant’s motion to suppress cocaine ...