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Drugs in car supported arrest of passenger (access required)

Officers had probable cause to stop a vehicle for speeding and excessive window tinting. Upon smelling marijuana before even making contact with the driver, they lawfully searched the car and detained its passenger. Drugs found behind the passenger’s seat supported his arrest along with the driver. Background In February 2018, the Norfolk Police Department’s Interdiction Unit was ...