CA5: Collective knowledge from narcs applies to justification for traffic stop

The totality of the circumstances did not dictate a finding that a turn-signal violation was too stale to justify stopping defendant’s vehicle. A lack of personalized suspicion on the part of the officer who stopped defendant’s vehicle was immaterial because under the collective knowledge doctrine, the officer did not need to form his own suspicion. The suspicion transferred to him by the law enforcement agents who observed defendant’s traffic violation sufficed. United States v. Zuniga, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 10656 (5th Cir. June 14, 2017).

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