CA7: In a wiretap application, only def’s nickname was sufficient when PC is shown

Defendant on a wiretap application was only known by his nickname, and this did nothing to alter the probable cause analysis nor undermine probable cause. United States v. Santiago, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 27919 (7th Cir. Oct. 2, 2018) (there’s no reason for this case to not apply to search warrants in general).

Defendant’s cell phone was searched by court order. He alleges in his ineffective assistance of counsel claim that defense counsel failed to argue it correctly, but defense counsel apparently did, and there’s nothing presented to show how defense counsel could have changed the outcome by arguing something else. Ruiz v. United States, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 169709 (W.D. Tex. Oct. 2, 2018).*

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