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State of Florida vs. Chad Pierce

Case Conclusion Date: 04.14.2008

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Tip not basis for later stop

Description: A tip provided to the police concerning a impaired driver could not be used as the basis for a stop due to the fact the defendant's vehicle was seen at a later time and did not match the description of the vehicle. Additionally, a tag light out could not be used as the basis for the stop because another tag light was illuminated, thus complying with the statute.

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