FL4: Search of student’s purse with RS that turned up nothing was dissipation of the RS

Based on a report, the school security officer had reasonable suspicion under T.L.O. that the student had a Taser-like device on her person. He searched her purse and didn’t find one, so the reasonable suspicion thus dissipated. A second search was thus without reasonable suspicion and unreasonable. G.C. v. State, 2016 Fla. App. LEXIS 18773 (Fla. 4th DCA Dec. 21, 2016).

“However, it was not Defendant’s mere presence in a high drug area that aroused the officer’s suspicion; rather, it was his perceived unprovoked flight and evasive maneuvering upon noticing the officers that did.” State v. Gilmore, 2016-Ohio-8282, 2016 Ohio App. LEXIS 5133 (9th Dist. Dec. 21, 2016).*

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