Police had probable cause that a sexual assault occurred in defendant’s trailer, so they seized it to get a search warrant. Before executing the warrant, they had it towed to a police station. Defendant was in jail and had no immediate possessory interest. In addition, this was reasonable. United States v. Knight, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139749 (D. Neb. Aug. 4, 2022).
Defendant’s phone calls to his mother and sister from jail led to search warrants for their property for defendant’s clothes worn and a weapon used in a robbery-murder. State v. Bowden, 2022 Conn. LEXIS 214 (Aug. 1, 2022).*
The motion to suppress defendant’s cell phone should have been granted. There was no probable cause to connect the phone to the crime under investigation. State v. Smith, 2022 Conn. LEXIS 215 (Aug. 9, 2022).