D.N.M.: Def’s claim the officer conducted a pre-search of all bags on a Greyhound bus was based on speculation

The court does not buy defendant’s argument that the officer here waited until all luggage was removed from a Greyhound bus to conduct a feel-up tactile search of the bags in such a way to avoid Greyhound’s surveillance cameras. That’s speculation that it happened, and the officer was credible in his denials that happened. Speculation isn’t proof and defendant failed in his burden of showing that there was a pre-search of the bags. United States v. Sanchez, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 191827 (D. N.M. March 1, 2016).*

Defendant’s arrest while he was in his probation office for having a weapon he brought into probation to turn in was with probable cause. United States v. Becerra, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 187192 (D. Minn. Nov. 13, 2017).*

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