PUNGENT PROBABLE CAUSE

July 31, 2014

  • 349 Searches and Seizures
  • 349I In General
  • 349k60 Motor Vehicles
  • 349k61 k. Expectation of Privacy.

349 Searches and SeizuresA person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in odors that emanate from a car in a public place; once a drug dog alerts to a car, therefore, probable cause exists to search the car.

State v. Griffin, 949 So. 2d 309 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2007)

Suggested by Kara Boucher, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters; Eagan, Minn