Oregon Supreme Court, November 15, 2019
Summarized by Rankin Johnson, OCDLA
SEARCH AND SEIZURE — Scope of stop
Police officers cannot ask questions about unrelated matters during ordinary traffic stop without an independent constitutional justification. Reversed and remanded.
The court explained that Article I, section 9 includes a subject-matter limitation, in addition to a temporal one.
Garrett, dissenting, would have held that only a temporal limitation was included in Article I, section 9.
State v. Arreola-Botello 365 Or 695 (November 15, 2019) (Nelson, Garrett dissenting) (Washington County, Bailey)