W.D.Mo.: SW for the entirety of def’s Instagram account was not a general search

The warrant for the entirety of defendant’s Instagram account was not a general search. United States v. Smith, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147892 (W.D. Mo. Aug. 18, 2022).

Seeing a handgun protruding from defendant’ waistband as he walked down the street was reasonable suspicion. United States v. Ross, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148147 (E.D. Mich. Aug. 18, 2022).*

“Even if any of the five warrants were not supported by probable cause, the evidence would still be admissible under the Leon good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule. None of Edwards’s objections raises any reason to believe that the warrant applications were so lacking in indicia of probable cause as to render official belief in their existence entirely unreasonable, and this Court finds none.” United States v. Edwards, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147795 (D. Minn. Aug. 18, 2022).*

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