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Search Exceeded Scope of Protective Sweep (access required)

Police who found defendant, a drug investigation target, on the deck of his boat when they arrested him on a misdemeanor warrant could not justi­fy a warrantless below-deck search by arguing a confidential informant had seen people coming and going from the boat, police were aware of another tar­get and defendant had posted a sign ...