Sudduth v. State

Jessica Ruth Towne

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.