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Tipster’s information supplied reasonable suspicion to search (access required)

Where police received reliable information from a confidential informant that appellant was selling drugs, and described appellant’s clothing and his location in an area known for drug activity, this provided a reasonable suspicion to detain appellant. Drugs found on appellant’s person during a search after a police dog alerted to “the odor of narcotics” are admissible ...