W.D.Ky.: There was RS a package contained drugs to pull it out of the flow of mail for more inspection

The facts on this package in the mail gave reasonable suspicion to pull it out of the stream of mail for a further inspection. “The affidavit sworn to by Springer contains many of the same indices giving rise to reasonable suspicion as Demoss, Alexander, Underwood, and Johnson. Springer’s affidavit explains each of the factors he cites as indicative of packages containing controlled substances and his experience enabling him to make the deductions and inferences to support his decision to briefly detain the package. (Springer Aff. 1-2). In sum, the affidavit contains ‘specific and articulable facts which, taken together with rational inferences from those facts,’ reasonably warrant the brief detention of the package. Terry v. Ohio, …” United States v. Ickes, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48867 (W.D.Ky. April 12, 2016).

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