E.D.Tenn.: Facebook photo of def felon with a firearm apparently taken in a home justified a SW for his home

Defendant’s alleged threat on Facebook involving use of firearms, along with a picture of a firearm suggested it was in a home. The search warrant of defendant’s home was with probable cause. Defendant’s effort to “dissect” the affidavit paragraph by paragraph is contrary to the totality-of-circumstances which is the standard of review. Because this was a state search warrant, defendant argues that the state statute of what the weapon could be used for needed to be specified, but this is a possessory charge, and that’s all that needs to be shown which was readily apparent. United States v. Dunford, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 199021 (E.D. Tenn. Nov. 18, 2019).

No reasonable jury could conclude that the defendant school resource officer used excessive force in breaking up a fight and dealing with plaintiff’s disorderly conduct and resisting and dragging her to the office. Hines v. Jefferson, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 34238 (11th Cir. Nov. 18, 2019).*

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