New Case On Dog Sniffs

Wiggs v. Florida, 36 Fla. L. Weekly D1688 (Fla. 2d DCA, Aug 3 2011): First case to cite to Harris v. Florida, 36 Fla. L. Weekly S163 (Fla. Apr 21 2011). Drugs found in car after lawful stop.  Probable cause for search was due to dog sniff.  Court found that the dog’s field record performance of 4 out od 14 alerts resulted in the finding of drugs was insufficient under the totality of the circumstances test put forth by Harris.

Eric J Dirga, PA

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