CA6: Def’s returning home right after heroin sale provides nexus to house

There was probable cause for the search warrant and the good faith exception applies. After a heroin sale, defendant returned right to his home. It was reasonable to infer there would be evidence of the crime originating or brought back there. United States v. Ball, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 30490 (6th Cir. Oct. 26, 2018):

This case is distinguishable from our recent decision in United States v. Christian, 893 F.3d 846 (6th Cir. 2018). In that case, we declined to apply the good-faith exception because the affidavit did not provide any “particularized facts” to connect the drug activity to the residence “at the time the search warrant was executed.” Id. at 866 (quoting United States v. McPhearson, 469 F.3d 518, 526 (6th Cir. 2006)).

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