State v. Snapp, 174 Wash.2d 177 (2012)

Stephen D Trinen

Case Conclusion Date:April 5, 2012

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Remanded for further proceedings

Description:The court held that unlike the federal Constitution, under Art. I, sec. 7 of the Washington Constitution there is not a separate exception allowing an officer to search a vehicle for evidence of the crime of arrest pursuant to the lawful arrest of the driver.