IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA EASTERN DISTRICT
May 14, 2012
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, PETITIONER
SHIEM GARY, RESPONDENT
Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court
AND NOW, this 14th day of May 2012, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is
GRANTED. The issues, as stated by Petitioner, are: a. Were the police permitted to conduct a warrantless search of defendant's SUV for marijuana where, during a traffic stop, they could smell marijuana emanating from the vehicle, defendant informed police that he had marijuana in the SUV, and the officers had not had the opportunity to obtain a warrant prior to stopping the vehicle?
b. Should this Court adopt the federal automobile exception to the warrant requirement?
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