TN: Blood draw without consent was valid at the time it happened; therefore valid

Obtaining defendant’s blood draw without consent was a practice authorized by binding appellate precedent at the time it occurred. Therefore, the denial of defendant’s motion to suppress was appropriate because the officer was acting under a good faith belief that he was abiding by the law and not violating any rights of defendant. State v. Wilson, 2017 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 434 (May 24, 2017) (without citing Davis).

The search warrants of defendant’s property were based on wiretaps. The wiretaps were valid, so the search warrants were issued with probable cause. Even excising the wiretap information from the affidavit for the search warrant, the affidavit still shows probable cause United States v. Aguirre-Benitez, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80360 (N.D. Ga. April 21, 2017).*

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