to arrest Glover for violating § 320.02(1), a misdemeanor of the second degree,
by driving an unregistered vehicle.
The district court denied Glover’s motion to suppress. Glover thereafter
stood trial and the jury convicted him of five of the six offenses charged in the
indictment: Count One, robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951; Count Two,
using a firearm while committing the robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. §
924(c)(1); Count Three, possession of controlled substances with intent to
distribute in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a); Count Five, possession of a machine
gun in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(o), 924(a)(2); Count Six, possession of an
unregistered machine gun in violation of 26 U.S.C. §§ l5841, 5861(d), 5871.
After he was sentenced, Glover took this appeal.
Glover seeks the vacation of his convictions on the ground that the district
court erred in denying his motion to suppress. He maintains that, because he
Section 320.02(1), Florida Statutes Annotated, states, in pertinent part:
every owner . . . of a motor vehicle that is operated or driven on the roads of this
state shall register the vehicle in this state. The owner . . . shall apply to the
department . . . for registration . . . on a form prescribed by the department. A
registration is not required for any motor vehicle that is not operated on the roads
of this state during the registration period.
Section 320.57, Florida Statutes Annotated, makes the violation of § 320.02 a second
The district court sentenced Glover to concurrent prison terms of 70 months on Counts
One, Three, Five and Six and a consecutive 60 months’ term on Count Six.