N.D.Iowa: Officer’s slow walking issuance of ticket to allow drug dog time to arrive wasn’t objectively unreasonable

The officer’s subjective intent to delay the processing of defendant’s speeding ticket didn’t show that it was objectively slowed down to give time to get a drug dog to the scene to conduct a car sniff before the finishing of the ticket. United States v. Buchheim, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 207315 (N.D. Iowa Dec. 18, 2017).

Sitting in a car in a parking lot with the engine running for two hours and reportedly nodding off was at least reason to approach the car to check on the driver. It developed into reasonable suspicion she was under the influence for a field sobriety test. State v. Stover, 2017-Ohio-9097, 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 5549 (12th Dist. Dec. 18, 2017).*

Recorded jail calls are admissible because there is no reasonable expectation of privacy in them. United States v. Feaster, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 206686 (W.D. N.Y. Dec. 15, 2017).*

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