OH8: Stop justified by running LPN and seeing it was suspended; RS not required to check it

“Here, while Officer Mackensen had no reasonable suspicion that Long was involved in criminal activity before he checked Long’s vehicle’s license plate, he was permitted to do so pursuant to the case law authority. And, once he learned the license plate was suspended, he had reasonable suspicion to stop Long’s vehicle to investigate his driving under suspension.” City of Parma v. Long, 2020-Ohio-4833, 2020 Ohio App. LEXIS 3671 (8th Dist. Oct. 8, 2020).

Defendant forfeited his search claim by pleading guilty. But, there was probable cause anyway. People v. Watson, 2020 NY Slip Op 05602, 2020 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 5684 (1st Dept. Oct. 8, 2020).*

The government “blew” the discovery deadline where defendant wanted to file a motion to suppress. The indictment is dismissed without prejudice and not with prejudice, however, because it wasn’t egregious enough. United States v. Morgan, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 187000 (W.D. N.Y. Oct. 8, 2020).*

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