CA7: When PC for a SW is the issue, the affidavit is the sole thing to be reviewed on appeal, not the govt’s summary for district court

The government provided the district court a three page summary of the 17 page affidavit for search warrant. Defendant argues that the summary was more inculpatory than the affidavit itself. This is beyond the standard of review because it’s the affidavit that is to be examined, not the summary. There was probable cause for the search warrant, and the good faith exception would apply, too. United States v. Rees, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 13877 (7th Cir. Apr. 30, 2020).

Counsel filed an Anders brief, and defendant pro se argued the entry of his house with an arrest warrant, not a search warrant, was unreasonable. Defendant’s guilty plea waived this issue [which would appear to be proper under Payton]. State v. Allen, 2020 La. App. LEXIS 633 (La. App. 5 Cir. Apr. 30, 2020).

The inventory here was proper because there was no one to release the vehicle to to avoid it. Bowler v. State, 2020 Ga. App. LEXIS 257 (Apr. 30, 2020).

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