D.Neb.: DTF officer’s moving luggage out of an interstate bus luggage hold wasn’t an unreasonable interference with possessory interest

Defendant was riding on an interstate bus, and at the stop at Omaha, a DTF officer pulled defendant’s bag out of the luggage hold to see who would claim it. This interference with the luggage was minimal and did not interfere with defendant’s possessory interest. United States v. Clay, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 238307 (D. Neb. Dec. 23, 2022).

A drug dog’s instinctive entry into a car during an exterior sniff implicates the Fourth Amendment, at least under some state cases, but the issue isn’t preserved here. Myers v. Tufuga, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 3784 (10th Cir. Feb. 17, 2023).*

It was held in 2011 that multiple Taserings in a short time can be unreasonable force, so no qualified immunity for this one. Barrera v. Krause, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 3815 (9th Cir. Feb. 17, 2023).*

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