ID: Inventory as pretext for investigatory searches unreasonble

An inventory search that is a pretext for an investigatory search is unreasonable. Remanded for reconsideration of this issue. State v. Ramos, 2023 Ida. LEXIS 123 (Sep. 29, 2023). techdirt: The Casual Cruelty Of Cops: Inventory Search Edition by Tim Cushing

“In summary, Officer Wiesenberg had probable cause through the collective knowledge doctrine to believe Defendant made an illegal left turn. Alternatively, law enforcement had reasonable suspicion to believe Defendant was engaged in illegal firearms purchases. Thus, his stop of Defendant at the gas station comports with the Fourth Amendment.” United States v. Harris, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175610 (E.D. Tenn. Sep. 1, 2023),* adopted, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174216 (E.D. Tenn. Sep. 29, 2023).*

Defendant’s Franks challenge is summarily affirmed. State v. Powell, 2023 ND 176 (Sep. 29, 2023).*

The pro se father’s drug testing condition challenge in a family law case wasn’t raised in the trial court, so it’s waived for appeal. In the interest of S.I.J., 2023 Tex. App. LEXIS 7525 (Tex. App. – Dallas Sep. 29, 2023).*

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