D.Me.: No withdrawal of plea for alleged 4A IAC where search was valid

Defendant doesn’t get to withdraw his plea to claim ineffective assistance of counsel to his search under a supervised release condition. The search appears lawful. United States v. Goguen, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152148 (D. Me. Sept. 6, 2019):*

In his pending motion to withdraw guilty plea, Mr. Goguen asserts in the most cursory and conclusory manner that his former attorney rendered ineffective counsel. He says that in addition to the unsuccessful motion to suppress filed by Attorney Tzovarras, “there are additional legal principles regarding suppression of evidence that must be pursued.” Def.’s Mot. at 3. Further on, he states that he “wishes to challenge the legality of the conditions that improperly ‘authorized’ the search and seizure of his laptop to take place.” Id. The Court is unimpressed.

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