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July 10, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Supreme Court: Officer had no right to search container

The Associated Press SEATTLE  — Washington’s Supreme Court says a Centralia police officer was justified when he frisked a man during a traffic stop but he didn’t have the right to open a small container found on the suspect. In the majority opinion issued Thursday, the high court says the container search without a warrant violated…

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