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By Isabella Alves
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Supreme Court upholds traffic stop that resulted in marijuana find


December 19, 2019

CHEYENNE — A man who claimed his Fourth Amendment right was violated during a traffic stop had a Wyoming Supreme Court opinion issued in his case last week.

The Supreme Court affirmed Laramie County District Judge Steven Sharpe’s decision to deny the motion to suppress evidence that defendant Bryan Robinson said violated his Fourth Amendment right.

The court ultimately decided that the Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper who pulled Robinson over in a traffic stop that resulted in ten pounds of marijuana being found in his car had reasonable suspicion to do so.

The court examined two issues i...

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