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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Lee
Colorado v. Bertine
Citation:479 U.S. 367 (1986)
Bertine (Respondent) was arrested for driving under the influence. After arresting him, an officer performed a routine inventory search of his vehicle before the vehicle was towed to an impoundment lot. During the search, the officer found drug paraphernalia that led to charges of unlawful possession. The trial court granted Bertine’s motion to suppress the evidence from the search.
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