W.D.Ky.: Complete failure of nexus was no PC and even GFE won’t save it

The affidavit for search warrant here fails to show nexus to defendant’s property. Moreover, it can’t even be inferred from the CI’s statements. “The affidavit presently before this Court offers no such supplemental information. The affidavit does not describe a pattern of activity consistent with drug trafficking, nor does it indicate any surveillance had been conducted on Moore. Additionally, the affidavit does not refer to any preexisting records linking Moore or his vehicle to drug activity.” The lack of nexus here is fatal even to the good faith exception. United States v. Moore, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77413 (W.D. Ky. May 8, 2019).

Post-conviction petitioner already raised his suppression issue in his direct appeal. State v. Acevedo, 2019 La. App. LEXIS 795 (La. App. 5 Cir. May 8, 2019).*

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