Cal.3d: DNA obtained from def’s arrest in another unprosecuted case could be used to link him to a prior murder

Defendant’s DNA obtained from an arrest with probable cause but where he wasn’t formally charged could be used to link him to a prior murder, relying on Maryland v. King. People v. Roberts, 2021 Cal. App. LEXIS 692 (3d Dist. Aug. 20, 2021).

An officer walking through a bar parking lot could use a flashlight to look in a car where the driver was asleep or unconscious and the engine was running. State v. Bursey, 2021-Ohio-2857, 2021 Ohio App. LEXIS 2809 (2d Dist. Aug. 20, 2021).*

Defendant was found to have consented to his patdown, but no matter because there was reasonable suspicion for it anyway. United States v. Pentecost, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157369 (E.D.Va. Aug. 19, 2021).*

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