OH3: Drug dog on scene in 1 min didn’t prolong the stop

Defendant was stopped for window tint, and the drug dog arrived within one minute. The dog sniff did not delay the stop because no response had yet been received from dispatch. State v. Wade, 2017-Ohio-1319, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 1340 (3d Dist. April 10, 2017).

“Probable cause to conduct a search of the vehicle began to build almost immediately. As the deputies approached the windows of the vehicle, they both smelled the strong perfume of raw marijuana. This ‘plain sniff’ was enough to authorize the deputies to extend the traffic stop to conduct an investigation of the source and cause of the smell of marijuana.” United States v. Flippo, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55832 (N.D. Ala. March 23, 2017).* adopted, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54996 (N.D. Ala. Apr. 11, 2017).*

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