STATE OF TENNESSEE v. BRANDON TRAE WAGSTER - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on May 1, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General & Reporter; Clarence E. Lutz, Assistant Attorney General; Mike Dunavant, District Attorney General; and Matt Hooper, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellant, State of Tennessee.

Attorneys 2:

Robert M. Brannon, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee, for the appellee, Brandon Trae Wagster.

Judge(s): BIVINS

Brandon Trae Wagster (“the Defendant”) was indicted for driving under the influence and violation of the implied consent law. He filed a motion to suppress, challenging the legality of the stop of his vehicle. After an evidentiary hearing, the trial court granted the Defendant’s motion and dismissed the charges against him. The State appeals. After a thorough review of the record and the applicable law, we reverse the judgment of the trial court and reinstate the Defendant’s charges.

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