IN: CI’s statement he bought from def ten times was a statement against penal interest

The CI was the target of a search, and he snitched off defendant as his source for about ten sales, the most recent the day before. That was a statement against penal interest. State v. Stone, 2020 Ind. App. LEXIS 374 (Aug. 31, 2020).

A prosecutor’s application for a material witness arrest warrant is entitled to absolute immunity. Qadri v. Rivera-Mercado, 2020 Fla. App. LEXIS 12334 (Fla. 5th DCA Aug. 31, 2020).

The officer had reasonable suspicion based on training and experience from talking with defendant during a traffic stop where there was “circumspect behavior and [a] dubious story.” United States v. Ambriz-Villa, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157602 (S.D. Ill. Aug. 31, 2020).*

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