D.Md.: Officer gets QI for arresting person with same name but it turned out warrant was for far younger woman of different race

Plaintiff was legally blind but owned her car. She was a passenger in the back seat. After the vehicle was stopped, the officer found a warrant for a person with the same name as her. She protested she wasn’t the one. He took her in, causing her pain and to collapse during the arrest process. After a few hours, the fax confirmation of the warrant came in and it was for a 20 year younger white woman, and plaintiff is African-American. In a Bivens action, the officer gets qualified immunity. The fact the name was the same was enough. Williams v. United States, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115005 (D. Md. July 11, 2018).*

The alleged material omissions, if supplied, still leaves probable cause for the search warrant. United States v. Charles, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 18964 (8th Cir. July 12, 2018).*

Guilty plea waived appeal of denial of suppression motion. People v. Brown, 2018 NY Slip Op 05188, 2018 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 5079 (2d Dept. July 12, 2018).*

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