MO: Exclusionary rule does not apply to DL revocations

Even if the officer was outside his jurisdiction when defendant was stopped, that’s for criminal cases, not driver’s license revocations, which are civil. No exclusionary rule here. Craig v. Dir. of Revenue, 2024 Mo. App. LEXIS 23 (Jan. 16, 2024) (en banc).

“In short, under the totality of the circumstances, Deputy Landeros had reasonable suspicion to believe that a crime was occurring because he knew that the area in which he observed Cummings’s vehicle was a hot spot for drug distribution, the time of night when he observed the vehicles was suspicious, Cummings displayed visible paranoia after he realized he was being observed, and both drivers engaged in evasive maneuvers.” Those maneuvers finally resulted in probable cause for a traffic violation. United States v. Cummings, 2024 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7671 (D.S.D. Jan. 12, 2024),* adopting 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 233204 (D.S.D. Dec. 7, 2023).*

Turning over a mattress when searching a house for a person was not an unreasonable search. Adams v. State, 2024 Ga. LEXIS 8 (Jan. 17, 2024)* (people hide under mattresses all the time; reality cop shows and police reports have shown it; there are more than a dozen posts on this site saying that).

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