No. 21-10377.

60 F.4th 1233 (2023)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Xzavione TAYLOR, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed March 1, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Aarin E. Kevorkian (argued) and Raquel Lazo , Assistant Federal Public Defenders; Rene L. Valladares , Federal Public Defender; Federal Public Defender's Office; Las Vegas, Nevada; Erin Michelle Gettel , Snell & Wilmer, Las Vegas, Nevada; for Defendant-Appellant.

Peter H. Walkingshaw (argued), James Alexander Blum , and Robert Lawrence Ellman , Assistant United States Attorneys; Elizabeth O. White , Appellate Chief; James M. Frierson , United States Attorney; Office of the United States Attorney, District of Nevada; Reno, Nevada; for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before: Daniel A. Bress and Lawrence VanDyke, Circuit Judges, and Jane A. Restani, Judge.


Police stopped Xzavione Taylor for a traffic violation, which led to the discovery of a firearm that Taylor, a convicted felon, could not lawfully possess. We hold that the officers did not unreasonably prolong the stop and that Taylor voluntarily consented to the search of his car. We therefore affirm the...

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