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Gun Suppressed for Illegal Passenger Pat-Down (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court suppresses a firearm and ammunition discovered in a vehicle in which defen­dant was a passenger, which was stopped by police for driving with the headlights off at 8:40 p.m. when it was dark outside; the officer had no reasonable articulable suspicion to justify patting down the pas­senger. Traffic stop ...

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