CA8: Stop lacked RS, but the finding of a warrant on def was attenuation under Strieff and search incident was valid

Defendant was known to the officer and directed to stay away from a bus shelter. He was found there and the officer accosted him. The district court found reasonable suspicion to support the seizure of a firearm from his person. The Eighth Circuit disagrees but finds attenuation under Strieff: A warrant came up on defendant and then he admitted he was armed. There was no evidence that the officer was known to stop people just to fish for warrants, so there finding of the gun was attenuated. United States v. Lowry, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 26455 (8th Cir. Aug. 30, 2019).

Defendant raised a Caballes/Rodriguez issue that the stop was overextended without reasonable suspicion, but the findings of fact are incomplete. The case is remanded for more findings. Warick v. Commonwealth, 2019 Ky. LEXIS 351 (Aug. 29, 2019).*

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