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Criminal Practice – Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Unlawfully Prolonged – No Reasonable Suspicion (access required)

State v. Bullock (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-166-16, 35 pp.) (Martha Geer, J.) (Douglas McCullough, J., dissenting) Appealed from Durham County Superior Court (Orlando Hudson, J.) N.C. App. Holding: By requiring the defendant-driver to submit to a pat-down search and questioning in the patrol car unrelated to the purpose of the traffic stop, the officer prolonged the ...

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