There was no objective reasonable expectation of privacy in a flyover of a marijuana grow operation. A warrant to flyover and photograph was not required. United States v. Soogrim, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75183 (D.V.I. May 1, 2023).
The court credits the officer’s testimony that the brake lights weren’t working when the stop occurred. United States v. Jackson, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75075 (M.D. La. May 1, 2023).*
Defendant was stopped at the gate to Fort Knox for DUI. Federal law controls the Fourth Amendment analysis, not Kentucky law. United States v. Fitzmaurice, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75165 (W.D. Ky. Apr. 28, 2023).*
State officers did not need state authorization under the Illinois Rules of Criminal Procedure to transfer the product of a search and seizure to the federal government for prosecution. United States v. Edwards, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75186 (C.D. Ill. May 1, 2023).*