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Criminal Law: Motion to Suppress-Defendant’s Statements-Warrantless Search

Where a defendant, who was found guilty of charges including second-degree murder, argued that the trial court clearly erred in denying his motion to suppress statements that he made to police, the statements were not incriminating, and the case was ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Heroin-Motion to Suppress-Probable Cause

Defendant appealed from the district court’s denial of his motion to suppress evidence of heroin seized from a rental car defendant had been driving that was stopped by police during a traffic stop. Where defendant had permission from his wife ...

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Criminal Law: Traffic Stop-Motion To Suppress

Where a defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress evidence in a felon-in-possession case, any mistake of law made by the arresting officer was objectively reasonable, so the traffic stop was lawful, and the judgment is affirmed. Judgment ...

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Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Motion to Suppress-Evidence of Prior Convictions

Defendant appealed from his conviction on three counts of receipt and distribution of child pornography and one count of failing to register as a sex offender. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress and the admission ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Firearm by Felon-Motion to Suppress-Fourth Amendment Violation

  Defendant was indicted for possession of a firearm by a felon, in addition to other charges. After the magistrate recommended denial of defendant’s suppression motion, defendant pleaded guilty to the possession charge. On appeal, defendant argued that the law ...

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Criminal Law: Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin-Motion to Suppress-Probable Cause

  Defendant appealed the denial of his motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a search warrant. The warrant was issued after investigators witnessed defendant engaged in what they believed were heroin transactions. Defendant argued that the warrant was unsupported ...

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