FL3: Tossing object in flight from car after stop was abandonment

The officer encountered defendant passenger sitting in a car in a no parking zone and directed him out of the car because of a fear of weapons. Defendant got out and ran, discarding an object as he ran. That was abandonment after a lawful stop. Lopez v. State, 2017 Fla. App. LEXIS 10657 (Fla. 3d DCA July 26, 2017).*

Defendant’s actions showed he impliedly consented to a search of his house by allowing officers in and not objecting. The gun seen was in plain view. United States v. Koh, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 13324 (9th Cir. July 24, 2017).*

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