Q: The cops parked in our bar parking lot, facing the door, and watched customers exit this business, get into their car.

The cops then pulled this person over for suspicion of DUI....is this some firm of entrapment?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ryan L Hyde
Ryan L Hyde
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Exton , PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Entrapment is an officer inducing you to do something you wouldnt otherwise do. Which is not the caae here. However, simply leaving a bar parking lot is probably insufficient for a car stop.

With other factors present it can be considered by the officer in forming reasonable suspiscion or probable cause. You may have a suppression issue but this is a dificult forum to give a complete analysis. Consult with a local attorney, its usually free and always confidential. They can give you a more complete analysis based on the actual facts and circumstances of your case.

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