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Jewelry thief suspect

BROOKLYN — A New York appeals court struck the denial of a criminal suspect’s motion to suppress evidence of stolen jewelry found in his backpack, which was searched during a traffic stop conducted because his car model matched that of a wanted thief. Just because he was driving the same kind of vehicle as listed in a wanted poster does not give the police probable cause to conclude there was evidence from that burglary in the driver’s car.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Criminal

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