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In re J.G., A139869

The juvenile court's order finding that defendant-minor committed felony possession of a concealed firearm is reversed and remanded, where: 1) under the circumstances here, the officer's request that defendant sit on the curb resulted in a detention; 2) as a result, the ensuing search of the backpack violated the Fourth Amendment; and 3) the juvenile court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress the firearm was therefore improper.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/25/2014
  • Published 07/25/2014




  • California Court of Appeal


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