IL: Dog sniff at motel room door violates 4A

A 2014 dog sniff at a motel room door violates the Fourth Amendment, and a reasonably well-trained officer in Illinois would know that. Suppressed. People v. Lindsey, 2018 IL App (3d) 150877, 2018 Ill. App. LEXIS 807 (Oct. 30, 2018).

Officers used a ruse to gain access to defendant’s hotel room. His statement then was suppressed. A prior statement was not. United States v. Lara, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 183707 (D. Maine Oct. 26, 2018).*

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