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Police search of defendant’s bag unlawful (access required)

Where the defendant was handcuffed on the ground and had no access to his bag at the time it was searched by officers, the search was unlawful. Neither the bag nor the defendant posed any danger to the officers at the time of the search. Background After Anthony R. Buster was charged with one count of possessing ...