DE: 14 yo could consent to entry to look for missing person

The search of the house was valid both by apparent authority to consent and the emergency aid doctrine. The victim was missing, and the consenter was a 14 year old with a key. The consent was solely to look for a person, not a general search of the premises. He had authority for that. The emergency aid doctrine also permits the search for the missing person. Blood spatter was found and a warrant was obtained. State v. Hamilton, 2017 Del. Super. LEXIS 504 (Oct. 12, 2017).

Las Vegas officers did not violate the Fourth Amendment when they entered plaintiff’s house in response to an ongoing domestic battery call. Jeffries v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 20307 (9th Cir. Oct. 17, 2017).*

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