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Heroin in plain view gave cause for car seizure (access required)

In denying a defendant’s motion to suppress, the trial judge appropriately found that a warrantless seizure of heroin in the defendant’s car was supported by probable cause under the plain view exception to a warrant requirement. Background On May 27, 2016, Investigator Rochard was investigating an overdose involving heroin that was packaged in wax paper bags stamped ...