D.P.R.: Def driver had to somehow independently show ownership or control of vehicle for standing under CA1 precedent

When the vehicle stopped isn’t owned by the driver, he has to come forward with something showing standing. “However, Mr. Hernández-Marín failed to bring testimony other than himself to prove possession, control or ownership of the Dodge RAM pick-up truck he was driving the night of February 16, 2019. In Aguirre, the Court held that because ‘[t]here was no evidence that Aguirre owned or leased the Mazda, or that it was registered to him. …’ ‘[the] appellant had no expectation of privacy in the Mazda or its contents, and thus lacked “standing” to pursue the matter.’ Aguirre, 839 F.2d at 856-57).” He claimed he bought it and had the keys, but had nothing supporting that. United States v. Hernández-Marín, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81803 (D.P.R. May 7, 2020).

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