Justices side with sniffing dog

U.S. court overturns Florida decision on traffic-stop drug arrest

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 4:25 a.m.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with a drug-sniffing German shepherd named Aldo in ruling that police do not have to extensively document a dog’s expertise to justify relying on the animal to search someone’s vehicle.

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