Full custodial arrest for violating municipal ordinance prohibited. Motion to Suppress Evidence Granted

Jan 03, 2020

Criminal law — Open container — Possession of cocaine and paraphernalia — Search and seizure. Non-criminal violation of municipal ordinance . Full custodial arrest for violating municipal ordinance prohibiting consumption of alcoholic beverages or possession of open container on public right-of-way was unlawful. Contraband found in search incident to arrest is suppressed.

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County Ordinance Violation is Not Criminal.pdf

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