TX14: Broad consent to search home included surveillance system

A broad consent to search a home includes the surveillance system. Hart v. State, 2021 Tex. App. LEXIS 3784 (Tex. App. – Houston (14th Dist.) May 13, 2021).

“Considering that knowledge of the ability to refuse consent is not a determinative factor, in conjunction with the fact that the remainder of the factors weigh in favor of voluntary consent, indicates to the Court that Defendant’s consent was voluntarily given.” United States v. Taylor, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90604 (D. Nev. May 12, 2021).*

A significant amount of cash in defendant’s car coupled with his drug history help provide nexus to search his house for drugs. United States v. Lawson, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90629 (E.D. Ky. May 12, 2021).*

The CI’s information was adequately corroborated by the officers and showed probable cause. United States v. Dozier, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91288 (D. Kan. May 13, 2021).*

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