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Inevitable discovery dooms motion to suppress firearm found in car (access required)

A defendant’s motion to suppress a firearm found in his vehicle was correctly denied where the arresting officer had probable cause to arrest him for driving under the influence, would have searched him incident to that arrest and inevitably would have discovered the firearm. Background James Lee Herman Jr. entered a conditional guilty plea to possession of ...