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US v. Suitt, No. 08-2688

By FindLaw Staff on June 25, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Conviction for drug crimes is affirmed where the district court properly denied defendant's motion to suppress as the use of dog sniff that led to discovery of marijuana stored in defendant's automobile was not the result of an unconstitutionally prolonged traffic stop, and since there was reasonable suspicion to prolong the stop for additional questioning after the basis for the initial stop had been resolved, the use of dog sniff did not implicate Fourth Amendment and constituted a de minimis extension of the stop. 

Read US v. Suitt, No. 08-2688

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
Submitted: January 13, 2009
Filed: June 25, 2009

Before LOKEN, Chief Judge, WOLLMAN and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by SHEPHERD, Circuit Judge.

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