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Judge: Police search ‘voluntary’

Two suspects say they didn’t know they could decline inspection of vehicle

May 29, 2014
By Phil Ray ( , The Altoona Mirror

HOLLIDAYSBURG - A Duncansville police officer who stopped a car last December because of a traffic violation did not violate the constitutional rights of the occupants when he then searched the vehicle and found a small sandwich bag of marijuana, according to an opinion Wednesday by Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sullivan.

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