Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Knowles v. Iowa
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Petitioner Knowles was stopped for driving 43 mph in a 25 mph zone. The officer issued a citation, and then searched the petitioner’s car, discovering a bag of marijuana and a pipe. Under Iowa code, an officer may arrest a traffic violator, or he may issue a citation. The law permitted a search of the vehicle in either case.
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