The Arizona Court of Appeals, plus several judges, has ruled that when cops pull people over for whatever reason, if they don’t yet have probable cause to search the driver’s car, they can no longer use the excuse of a “marijuana odor”.
After a clerk magistrate found probable cause last month, four Black Lives Matter protesters will be arraigned on Monday on disturbing the peace chargers after blocking Kelley Square for roughly four-and-a-half minutes.
July 2015 ruling. Police have been pulling people over and stopping them on the street for years, claiming at the stops that they "smell marijuana." In the past, this has been about all they need to say to cover their asses and claim they had "probable cause." But now, law enforcement agencies are going to have to come up with an alternative, since several judges, including those presiding over an Arizona court,...
In September 1993, Connecticut state's attorney Frank Maco declared that he would not prosecute Woody Allen in court for the charges of sexual abuse of a child. He did, however, publicly declare that he had both probable cause and evidence that such abuse had taken place.