Case Conclusion Date: January 1, 2007
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: conviction reversed
Description: This driver was forced to allow a police officer to search her pockets, and the officer could not explain to the judge why he wanted to search her pockets. You do not have to allow a police officer to look in your pockets; don't consent to a search! SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGED SEARCH OF DRIVER'S POCKET; CONVICTION REVERSED AS SEARCH EXCEEDED PERMISSIBLE SCOPE OF PAT - DOWN SEARCH.