Judges toss Charlotte, NC drug case after ‘flagrantly unconstitutional’ police traffic search

In a ruling this week, a divided three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals threw out Duncan’s 2019 conviction and ordered a new trial, finding that the 32-year-old had been the victim of a “flagrantly unconstitutional” search after a traffic stop by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Andrew Isaacs.