“In this matter, Jacob Oblak petitioned the superior court for access to an affidavit of probable cause filed in a criminal case and was denied.” The public access to records rule has another rule for exceptions was not properly applied. Remanded for a hearing, which likely will be adversarial, on whether the target of a search gets the affidavit for the search warrant of his property. In re Affidavit of Probable Cause (Oblak), 2019 VT 43, 2019 Vt. LEXIS 87 (June 28, 2019).
The encounter at defendant’s house led to him admitting he had marijuana inside. The police didn’t really detain him, but they did deny him entry into the house until they could get a search warrant, and that was reasonable. State v. Schriner, 303 Neb. 476 (June 29, 2019).*