State of Ohio v. Edwin A. Vega, Case No. 2017-0618
Eighth District Court of Appeals (Cuyahoga County)
ISSUE: Was the U.S. Constitution's prohibition against unreasonable search and seizure violated during a traffic stop when police found drugs and extended the detention of the driver to further search his car?
Edwin A. Vega was stopped by a Cleveland State University police officer at approximately 11 a.m. on March 28, 2015. The officer, Jeffrey Madej, saw Vega's car turn left through a red light and initiated the stop.