Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

CA1: Police had good reason to know drug dealing before knock and talk; they knocked, heard running, and door was sealed; breaking in was reasonable

Prior to the police coming to the door, they knew that six figures in cash had been removed from the place in a plastic bag. When they knocked, they heard running and the door was sealed shut. “Given the totality … Continue reading

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S.D.N.Y.: Losing CI’s cell phone after search was not gov’t bad faith

The defendant can’t show bad faith just because the government lost the cell phone of a CI. Defendant contended that there was exculpatory information or photographs on it but couldn’t define what it was. Negligence is not bad faith. United … Continue reading

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