Defendant had a reasonable expectation of privacy in an apartment’s basement storage room that was shared with another but which defendant put a padlock on. State v. Eder, 2023 Wisc. App. LEXIS 207 (Feb. 28, 2023).
There was probable cause and exigency for an automobile exception search, and inventory would apply even if the automobile exception didn’t. United States v. Hemphill, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32729 (W.D. Tex. Feb. 27, 2023).*
The officer’s stop of defendant for aftermarket lighting on the car that the officer thought violated state law was based on a reasonable mistake of law. Denial of suppression affirmed. State v. Johnson, 2023 MT 36N, 2023 Mont. LEXIS 266 (Feb. 28, 2023).*