W.D.Ky.: No showing of ownership for standing; wiretap talking about being able to give clear title wasn’t sufficient

Defendant has no standing in another person’s vehicle. He provided no affidavit of ownership, and he relies solely on a wiretap where he talked about it being his and he would provide clear title to it. “Standing is based on actual, not purported, ownership. Gonzalez offers (and the Court finds) no authority for the proposition that one may obtain an expectation of privacy in a truck, which society is prepared to honor, simply by misleading others into believing that he might have a proprietary interest in it.” United States v. Gonzalez, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217372 (W.D. Ky. Nov. 19, 2018).

Another codefendant didn’t show standing either. United States v. Gonzalez, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217375 (W.D. Ky. Dec. 28, 2018).*

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