GA: Consent at beginning of stop didn’t mean a second search after the stop should have ended

Defendant consented to a search of his car early on into the traffic stop. After the purpose of the stop was completed, a second search of the car wasn’t covered by the initial consent. State v. Drake, 2020 Ga. App. LEXIS 387 (June 24, 2020).

The officer had no reasonable suspicion for a detention when he approached defendant, and defendant was free to leave. When he attempted to, the officer grabbed his wrist, and he confessed to having marijuana on him. That was an unreasonable seizure. Womack v. State, 2020 Ga. App. LEXIS 382 (June 24, 2020).*

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