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Commonwealth v. Smeaton

Docket #SJC-11208
Date March 4, 2013
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JusticesIreland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
Summary Search and seizure, Motor vehicle, Special police officer. Practice, Criminal, Motion to suppress. Motor vehicle, Operation, Operating under the influence. Police, Special police officer. Arrest. Probable cause.
Appealed FromNorthampton District Court, Hampshire County; Justice Jacklyn M. Connly
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Commonwealth:  Stephen J. Sloan, Thomas H. Townsend
Counsel for Appellee
Smeaton:  Thomas Lesser
Amici CuriaeMassachusetts Association of Campus Law Enforcement Officers

OpinionClick to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat)

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