Can the Police Search Me for No Reason?

Can the Police Search Me for No Reason? - Attorney Blog Baltimore MD - Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Lawyer - Eric T. Kirk - police-car-406893__180The Maryland Court of Appeals handed down a decision last week that may prove important in the criminal defense strategy of anyone accused of CDS/drug possession or gun possession. In Henderson v. Maryland, Henderson's criminal defense attorney successfully argued that the listing of Henderson's name in a police alert database did not provide police officers with reasonable suspicion that he was engaged in criminal activity, and did not give those officers authority to detain and search him.

 

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