PA: Syringes in plain view on floorboard was PC

Officer’s seeing syringes on the floor of defendant’s car just by looking was plain view and probable cause for search. Commonwealth v. Bumbarger, 2020 Pa. Super. LEXIS 206 (Mar. 16, 2020).*

“Mr. Sealey’s motion to suppress, the court did not expressly determine that the stop was prolonged, but did find that the officer had reasonable, articulable suspicion that the vehicle contained drugs. We agree.” State v. Sealey, 2020-Ohio-987, 2020 Ohio App. LEXIS 913 (11th Dist. Mar. 16, 2020).*

The stop of the defendant’s car was reasonable for driving too slow too long in the left lane such that other cars were passing on the right. Once stopped, defendant’s story and his girlfriend’s didn’t match [enough; because she didn’t know the name of his friend they were visiting?]. There was reasonable suspicion to extend the stop for a drug dog. United States v. Gomez, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44670 (M.D. La. Mar. 13, 2020).*

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