N.D.Ind.: SW for wrong house was completely lacking in PC, so no GFE

The court previously held there was no probable cause for the search warrant for the address searched, and this opinion is about the good faith exception. The court finds that no reasonably trained officer would have seen probable cause here for the wrong house. “The Court has looked in vain through the affidavit and the Government’s briefs for anything that would have allowed the reasonable belief that contraband or evidence of a crime would be found at the Gay Street home in August 2023. And the Court places the fault for the lack of information at the feet of Deshaies. It was Deshaies’ choice to conduct his entire investigation from behind his computer screen, to conduct no surveillance or other investigatory activities directed at the Gay Street home, and to rely on a stray, half-year-old reference in an anonymous tip. The purpose of the exclusionary rule is to ‘deter police misconduct.’ Matthews, 12 F.4th at 652. That purpose is well-served here.” United States v. Price, 2024 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20419 (N.D. Ind. Feb. 6, 2024), prior opinion, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 222649 (N.D. Ind. Dec. 14, 2023).

Even if defense counsel had moved to suppress the BAC results, it would have been denied because there was probable cause. Avery Cty. v. Kirkpatrick, 2024 N.C. App. LEXIS 88 (Feb. 6, 2024).*

Officers had probable cause to obtain defendant’s CSLI. Wake Cty. v. Cooper, 2024 N.C. App. LEXIS 87 (Feb. 6, 2024).*

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