Pittsburgh Traffic Lawyer, Pennsylvania
Criminal, DUI-DWI, Traffic, Felony, Misdemeanor
Serving Clients in the Greater Pittsburgh Area and WestVirginia
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SAMPLE LEGAL CASES
... OPINION BY BOWES, J.: Â¶ 1 The Commonwealth appeals from a September 26, 2006 order suppressing drugs seized from a motor vehicle pursuant to a protective search for weapons conducted after a lawful traffic stop.  We reverse and remand. ...
... BEFORE: CAPPY, CJ, CASTILLE, NEWMAN, SAYLOR, EAKIN, BAER and BALDWIN, JJ. OPINION. Justice EAKIN. At 3:30 am on August 24, 2004, Officer John Stephens was parked off Route 5, a two-lane highway with a broken-yellow center line and no traffic signals. ...
...  We hold that this Court's decision in Commonwealth v. Minnich, 874 A.2d 1234 (Pa.Super.2005), finding that potential danger of causing an accident is sufficient to establish probable cause to initiate a traffic stop, applies in full to the current reasonable-suspicion standard. ...