Defendant was found to have consented. His primary language was Portuguese because he was from Brazil. He also spoke Spanish and he read aloud the Spanish consent form. United States v. Dacruz-Mendes, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30094 (W.D. Mo. Jan. 19, 2017), adopted, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26833 (W.D. Mo. Feb. 27, 2017).
Recounting the evidence, there was probable cause for defendant’s arrest for conspiracy to traffic cocaine. He voluntarily made statements. United States v. Valdez, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28555 (S.D. N.Y. Feb. 28, 2017).*