IA: Officer’s checking on car parked on rural road at 1 am was valid welfare check

The officer stopped to check on the welfare of defendant parked on the side of a rural road at 1 am. This was a bona fide welfare check and not a criminal investigation, and it was reasonable. State v. Coffman, 2017 Iowa App. LEXIS 795 (Aug. 2, 2017).

Suppression of blood test results is reversed for lack of factual findings. Remanded to determine the voluntariness of consent on the totality. Commonwealth v. Haines, 2017 PA Super 252, 2017 Pa. Super. LEXIS 585 (Aug. 2, 2017).*

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