CA9: Def didn’t have standing in her parents’ house that she used just to store stuff

Defendant kept stuff at her parents’ house, which was searched with a warrant for her stuff. She lacked standing because it was merely a storage place shared with others. The search warrant was narrowed by the district court with partial suppression because of time limitations, and this was proper. United States v. Chang, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 19347 (9th Cir. July 12, 2018). (Similar to Manafort‘s case.)

Defendant’s house was searched in a sex trafficking operation. He was accused of keeping Thai women working. It was reasonable to conclude that there was no other base of operations that the government could see, so his house was a likely source of where the proceeds and the drugs to keep the women high were kept. The warrant was not stale because the information supporting it was from 2009-2017. United States v. Morris, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116210 (D. Minn. July 12, 2018).*

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