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Traffic infractions, smell of drugs justified vehicle stop (access required)

Where a patrol officer had probable cause to stop a vehicle after observing the commission of multiple traffic infractions, and had probable cause to extend the stop and search the vehicle, as well as its occupants, after smelling marijuana the firearms, drugs and money recovered did not need to be suppressed. Background On Dec. 30, 2018, Christian ...