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Criminal Practice — Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Extension – Armed Passenger’s Arrest Warrant (access required)

Although the defendant-driver was stopped because of a broken taillight, the traffic stop was not unnecessarily extended. One of defendant’s passengers, Antoine Bishop, had an outstanding arrest warrant, and he was armed; accordingly, the detective who initiated the stop had to watch over defendant and his other passenger while Bishop was being arrested and his ...

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