GEORGIA COURT OF APPEALS UPHOLDS TRAFFIC STOP BASED ON THE USE OF AN AUTOMATED LICENSE PLACE READER

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On February 5, 2013, the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s denial of a Defendant’ s Motion to Suppress evidence gleaned from a traffic stop following an officer’s use of a license plate reader system (LPR). In summary, the Court denied the Defendant’s argument that (1) the officer lacked reasonable suspicion to stop the vehicle and (2) that the LPR system failed to meet proper evidentiary foundational requirements.

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