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Q: Can an officer issue a citation for simple possesion of marijuana if he stopped a person for no reason and no probable
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Robert Johnston answered on Apr 21, 2011

Legally, there must be probable cause for stopping a vehicle. Different courts handles these issues differently. Usually here in South Carolina it results in a Probable Cause Hearing, where probably cause for the stop is challenged and the judge rules. If the judge rules in the defendant's favor,... Read more »

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