S.D.N.Y.: If the SW lacks PC, the remedy is a motion to suppress, not a motion to rescind the SW via 41(g)

Defendant filed a motion for the court to rescind the search warrant for his cell phone under Rule 41(g) because it was allegedly defective. The remedy is a motion to suppress, not to rescind. United States v. Cardenas, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 205563 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 16, 2023).

“Even though the affidavit arguably was conclusory with regard to the connection between Shelton’s cellphone and criminal activity, it was not so lacking in indicia of probable cause that no reasonable officer would have relied upon it.” United States v. Shelton, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 30359 (8th Cir. Nov. 15, 2023).*

At the time of the raid, defendant’s cell phone was in plain view and there was justification for it to be seized for follow up search. United States v. White, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 204243 (N.D. Ga. Nov. 15, 2023).*

The CI’s information wasn’t enough alone, but it was corroborated enough by trash pulls and other police work. United States v. Woznichak, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 204338 (W.D. Pa. Nov. 15, 2023).*

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