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JAVONTE NIGEL YATES SMITH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Search incident to arrest

Following a not guilty plea upon an agreed statement of facts entered in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, the court found Javonte Nigel Yates Smith, appellant, guilty of wearing, carrying, and transporting a handgun. The court sentenced appellant to a fully suspended term of three years’ imprisonment in favor of eighteen months of supervised probation. Prior to entering his plea, appellant filed a motion to suppress evidence which the court denied. In this appeal, appellant claims the circuit court erred in denying his motion to suppress evidence.

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