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Smell of marijuana gave probable cause for search (access required)

An officer had probable cause to conduct a full search of a defendant during a traffic stop where the defendant, and the vehicle he was in, smelled of marijuana, a police alert indicated that the defendant could be armed, and the defendant made furtive movements and admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day. Background Officer Duane, ...