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United States Fourth Circuit

US v. Stover, 14-4283

Conviction for possession of a firearm as a felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 922(g)(1), is affirmed where defendant's attempt to ditch his handgun during a stop did not constitute a submission to authority but an abandonment not subject to protection under the Fourth Amendment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2015/12/18


  • MOTZ


  • United States Fourth Circuit


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