Kansas sues a truck and loses

The trial judge agreed and the appeals court upheld his ruling.

“The time it took for dispatch to conduct a criminal history check, which in turn gave Scooby time to conduct a dog sniff, impermissibly extended the duration of the stop,” the court ruled. “We agree with the district court’s conclusion that the seizure that occurred during the dog sniff violated the Fourth Amendment, and the evidence must be suppressed.”

Kansas sues Toyota pickup after police dog finds marijuana; the truck wins | The Modesto Bee

Kansas sues Toyota pickup after police dog finds marijuana; the truck wins | The Modesto Beehttp://www.modbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article201796909.htmlThe state of Kansas can’t take a Toyota pickup and $84,000 from a man caught with marijuana, because the arresting officer improperly extended a traffic stop to give his police dog, “Scooby,” time to sniff out the pot, an appellate court has decided.

I personally think ALL property should be returned in unlawful search and seizures. Yes, even drugs or cannabis, whatever the property may be!