This essay focuses on Criminal Procedure Unit 3 – Individual Project. Jesse James, a 20-year old, was arrest for robbing a bank. As the officer who respond and catch the robber in the act. You are responsible for searching and arresting the suspect.
Jesse James, a 20-year old, was arrested for robbing a bank. As the officer who respond and the robber in the act, you are responsible for searching and arresting the suspect.
You announce your presence and ask the robber to come out with his hands where you can see them. As you place him up against his car used to get to the bank for pat-down. You note additional weapons on the seat of the car in plain view sight. Assignment Guidelines In a 3-5 page paper (not including the cover and reference pages), address the following: Define the plain view doctrine, and give an example of an exception that may be consider. Explain and provide examples of how “plain view” is apply during this arrest scenario as the officer does not have an arrest warrant. Are the other weapons able to be seize? Why or why not? Does the exception of inevitable discovery apply to this scenario?