In this archive episode, Dennis talks about case laws surrounding calling into 9-1-1 to report drunk driving. Recorded on 01/08/2018.

State v. Amelio 2008 – HELD: Based on the report to dispatch by defendant s seventeen-year-old daughter, who identified herself, reported that her father was driving drunk, described the vehicle, and exposed herself to criminal prosecution if her report was knowingly false, there was reasonable and articulable suspicion of an offense to support a constitutional motor vehicle stop by the police.

https://law.justia.com/…/supreme…/2008/a-92-07-doc.html

We also discuss random plate inquiries and consent of driver does not extend to other passengers belongings.