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Case No. 22-2015

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State of Iowa
v.
Glenn Dale Thompson

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Glenn Dale Thompson

Attorney for the Appellee

Anagha Dixit and Nicholas E. Siefert, Assistant Attorneys General, and Braden Bennett, Law Student

Attorney for the Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-2015
Date Published:
Mar 27, 2024
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Hancock County, Colleen Weiland, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Greer, P.J., Schumacher, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J. (15 pages)

            Glenn Thompson appeals his drug convictions, challenging the denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained as a result of a traffic stop.  He argues his constitutional rights were violated because the traffic stop was extended beyond its permissible duration and evidence obtained as a result of a search of his person would not have been inevitably discovered.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding no constitutional violation, we affirm the denial of Thompson’s motion to suppress and his resulting convictions.

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