W.D.Mich.: Prison CAT scan for contraband was reasonable

A prison CAT scan for contraband was less intrusive than a strip or body cavity search, so it was reasonable. Pouncy v. Bush, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78217 (W.D. Mich. May 4, 2023).

Reasonable suspicion for a traffic violation to support a stop does not require that there actually be a traffic violation, just reasonable belief in one. United States v. Lara, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78025 (W.D. Okla. May 4, 2023).*

“[T]he evidence supports that his consent to the search of the phones and his disclosure of the passcodes occurred before the suppressed FBI interview.” United States v. Rehman, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 10991 (5th Cir. May 4, 2023).*

Not a Fourth Amendment case but interesting: Think fires destroy everything? They don’t. In a search after suspected arson by explosion and fire, defendant’s touch DNA was actually found at the scene on a thermostat turned on for gas as the source of explosion. (And his cell phone was found in the debris.) There were plenty of other incriminating circumstances, too. People v. Perkins, 2023 COA 38 (May 4, 2023).*

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