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Before KANNE, WILLIAMS, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

Ty Brock was stopped at a vehicle sobriety checkpoint in Lake Station, Indiana in the early morning hours of November 8, 2009. He did not pass with flying colors. Officers that approached Brock’s vehicle smelled a strong odor of marijuana when he rolled down his window and saw Brock trying to hide a ceramic plate with a powdery substance, a razor, and a straw on it under the driver’s seat. Brock was ordered out of the car and arrested, at which point a loaded gun was discovered strapped to his ankle. A search of his car yielded heroin, marijuana, and a second firearm. Brock moved to suppress the items, arguing that the stop of his car at the checkpoint violated his Fourth Amendment rights. After the district court denied the motion, Brock pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin, 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), and carrying a firearm in furtherance of a federal drug trafficking crime, 18 U.S.C. § 924(c). He was sentenced to sixty months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release.

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