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STATE OF MARYLAND v. ROBERT F. LOWE

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — traffic stop

Robert Frederick Lowe was charged with multiple felony drug crimes in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County. He moved to suppress evidence of controlled dangerous substances found on his person and in his car on the ground that the evidence was obtained through an illegal stop of Mr. Lowe’s vehicle. The circuit court granted the motion and the State appeals. We hold that the police had reasonable suspicion to stop Mr. Lowe’s vehicle based on information provided by a confidential informant, and we …

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