Paulding County criminal lawyer
A state appellate court reversed a trial judge's decision that stated officers were justified in stopping an automobile the defendant was driving at 1:20 AM for driving 25 to 30 mi./h in a 55 miles /hr zone and that turned into a dirt road and returned to the highway. However in Jones v. State the court affirmed the trial court's denial of the suppression motion or car was stopped at 9:30 PM leaving a new and unoccupied subdivision in which some vandalism had occurred. The only unusual conduct referred to was that the vehicle did not have its lights on tell the driver saw the officer's car. In Watson v. State the court affirmed a finding that the stop of an automobile was justified where officer had seen the defendant and his 2 companions in a high drug area several times during one day and the occupants looked away from the officers each time. In Evans v. State court affirmed the denial of a motion to suppress. The officer was patrolling a high crime area around 5:00 AM when notice of motion detector had been set off at a convenience store. The officer affected for about 5 min. earlier found everything in order. The officer went to a convenience store and noticed the glass in front had been knocked out and cigarretes were missing. The officer immediately left the store and follow the 1969Plymouth. He stopped the car and observed a cigarette car protruding from a garbage size under the defendant's leg. The defendant was arrested. In the yellow Plymouth was nearly identical to a looked up the officer had received earlier regarding other breakins. Call a Paulding County criminal defense lawyer if you have an issue with a wrongful stop.