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CAV: Exigent circumstances justified gun seizure (access required)

Even though the defendant had fled the scene of his car crash, a gathering crowd around the vehicle – with its driver’s door open to reveal a firearm in plain view – presented exigent circumstances for the lone officer at the scene to seize the firearm and secure it. Background In November 2014, Officers Smith and Lyle ...