CA8: Inventory was reasonable despite officer expecting to find drugs

There was reasonable suspicion for defendants’ stop. The subsequent inventory was facially valid because it followed departmental policy. “That Detective Parks happened upon contraband in the course of this search does not transform an otherwise valid inventory search into a violation of the Fourth Amendment.” United States v. Williams, Nos. 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 19260 (8th Cir. July 13, 2022).*

There was probable cause in the affidavit for search warrant for taking defendant’s DNA while in the hospital. United States v. Smith, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 19248 (3d Cir. July 12, 2022).*

Plaintiff’s Fourth Amendment claim against a bank fails for lack of state action. Moore v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123221 (S.D.N.Y. July 12, 2022).*

The record supports the district court’s finding of abandonment of a backpack. United States v. Ussery, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 19256 (8th Cir. July 13, 2022).*

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