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‘Evasive nature’ gave probable cause to search car (access required)

Where the defendant acted nervously and evasively and was in close proximity to a firearm inside the car, the police had a reasonable suspicion to move him away from the gun. And, because of the strong odor of marijuana, which the defendant admitted to recently smoking, the search of the vehicle and the defendant, and ...