W.D.Mo.: Trespassing on a shopping center parking lot after being told to leave was RS

Officers went to a shopping center parking lot to roust people meeting in the parking lot that they suspected were gang members. Defendant was told to leave, and he drove around and didn’t. The stop of his car was based on reasonable suspicion of trespassing. United States v. Sanchez-Munoz, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46469 (W.D. Mo. Mar. 21, 2018).*

“Mr. Mayweather’s challenge to the adequacy of probable cause for the search of his car is even less persuasive. The warrant contains specific information, provided by the informant, that Mr. Mayweather drove the car in question to drug transactions. The confidential informant identified the make and model of Mr. Mayweather’s car as the one used in narcotic transactions. Id. at 2. The affidavit also describes law enforcement officers’ observations of Mr. Mayweather leaving from his home in his car, meeting another individual and getting into her car, and driving to her home before she left to conduct suspected narcotics sales. Id. at 3.” Aside from the probable cause, the good faith exception applies. United States v. Mayweather, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43516 (D. Minn. Mar. 16, 2018).*

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