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93 A.D.3d 467, 939 N.Y.S.2d 460, 2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 01754Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, New York.
The PEOPLE of the State of New York, Appellant,v.Terrence McFARLANE, Defendant–Respondent.March 13, 2012.
Background: People appealed from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, Nicholas Iocovetta, J., which granted defendant's suppression motion.Holding: The Supreme Court, Appellate Division, held that consent to allow search of vehicle did not include consent to search locked glove compartment.
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KeyCite Citing References for this Headnote349 Searches and Seizures349V Waiver and Consent349k186 k. Scope and duration of consent; withdrawal. Most Cited CasesDefendant's consent to allow search of his vehicle did not permit officer to, without asking, take the keys from the ignition and unlock the glove compartment; officer's request to “take a look” into the car or “check” it for contraband did not reasonably imply a request for permission to open the locked glove compartment. U.S.C.A. Const.Amend. 4.