W.D.Ky.: Crime victim with animosity toward def is not unreliable CI just because of that

A crime victim isn’t unreliable for informant hearsay just because of animosity toward the defendant. United States v. Collins, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63999 (W.D.Ky. Feb. 7, 2022).

The trial court erred in finding defendant’s consent to a blood draw was involuntary. Just because he was getting medical treatment, too, the consent was still voluntary. State v. Croteau, 2022 ME 22 (Apr. 5, 2022).*

Reconsideration of denial of defendant’s motion to suppress is denied. “What’s more, while Curiel claims that his witnesses will contradict the officers’ stories, he does not explain how they would contradict the Government’s version of the events. He does not even explain who the witnesses would be. In short, Curiel is asking the Court to assume he has newly discovered evidence without explaining what his new evidence is, but nevertheless asks that the Court make that leap of faith because Curiel thinks his counsel mishandled the hearing.” United States v. Curiel, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63939 (D.Idaho Apr. 5, 2022).*

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