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Lying to officers during warrantless encounter not obstruction (access required)

Where a defendant lied to officers about the whereabouts of his son, who was suspected of driving the defendant’s vehicle and causing a single-vehicle rollover accident, during a consensual encounter at his home and refused to let the officers, who did not have a warrant, enter the home for approximately 40 minutes, the defendant was ...