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CAV: Failure to follow police commands justified seizure (access required)

Despite officers shouting at the defendant to put his hands up, he wasn’t seized for Fourth Amendment purposes until they physically removed him from his car. Because the seizure was justified by concern that the defendant was concealing a firearm, the trial court didn’t err in declining to suppress evidence found in the car. Background On the ...