IN: Failure to knock-and-announce is really just a reasonableness argument

Defense counsel wasn’t ineffective for not raising a challenge to the officer’s failure to knock-and-announce before entering defendant’s home on a search warrant for drugs. She had priors, there were controlled buys, and guns often go with drugs. The knock-and-announce question under the state constitution is reasonableness on the totality, and the court can’t say that its not. Ware v. State, 2017 Ind. App. LEXIS 229 (May 31, 2017) [Note that the court does not mention Hudson and the exclusionary rule. This is significant.]

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