In 2014, an African-American man named Gregory Zullo was pulled over in Vermont after an officer noticed his license tab was partly obscured by snow. At the traffic stop, the officer also noticed a bottle of Visine, an air freshener and a faint smell of marijuana, which has been decriminalized in Vermont. Zullo admitted having smoked marijuana three days' before.
The Fourth Amendment of the United States' Constitution is one of American's the greatest rights. It ensures that every citizen is protected from unreasonable governmental searches and seizures of homes and personal property. When a person's Fourth Amendment rights have been violated, the evidence found through the illegal search may not be used in the defendant's case. In Wisconsin, the Milwaukee police face allegations of illegal searches and seizures.