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Thomas v. State

Case Conclusion Date: 08.15.2007

Practice Area: Criminal defense

Outcome: Conviction Reversed

Description: Defendant was shot while engaged in drug transaction and subsequently drove to his home. While bleeding in his doorway, police officers "smelled" fresh marijuana. In their haste, officers neglected to insert proper address into form affidavit. The trial court denied the motion to suppress and sentenced Defendant to five years in jail. The Court of Appeals reversed the conviction, thereby releasing Defendant from prison.

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