The vehicle search was valid as an inventory. When a weapon was found in the console, it was valid under the automobile exception. State v. Fawcett, 2020-Ohio-1004, 2020 Ohio App. LEXIS 925 (5th Dist. Mar. 12, 2020).
The county’s insurance company was obligated to defend an arrestee’s false arrest case where it was alleged the arrest was without probable cause and ignored exculpatory evidence. The arrestee’s criminal case resulted in an acquittal in a bench trial. Argonaut Great Cent. Ins. Co. v. Lincoln Cty., 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 8337 (8th Cir. Mar. 17, 2020).