Unlawful Search & Seizure. Legal news and articles for April 19 - 27, 2017

Evidence in Galesburg gun, drug case suppressed5 New England drug busts lead to seizure of suspected heroin, cocaine, pills, guns, cashSC junks Jinggoy bid to exclude Benhur testimony in PDAF caseObanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC from property seizureObanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC from property seizureNigeria: Obanikoro, Wife, Sons Lose At High CourtSeized properties: Court strikes out Obanikoro's plea against EFCCObanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC's right to searchPolice, ATF make seizure of firearms, drugsDavison County Magistrate Court for Feb. 27 through March 13Putnam Sheriff's deputy under investigationImproper arrest cuts down Crown's cocaine trafficking caseDeputies uncover firearms, stolen propertySearched and expelled, student rights and room searches on campusFour arrested in connection to stolen firearms

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Judge Goodwin: MDENT conducted illegal search
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)April 2, 2017

The Fourth Amendment is meant to protect a person from unreasonable search and seizure. And placement of a GPS tracking device constitutes a search, the judge wrote. “Where an unreasonable search occurs the proper remedy is the exclusion of the ...more »

Man's drug charges dismissed over unlawful stop
Post RegisterApril 11, 2017

Cutler argued in the memo that Shivley was prolonging the investigation in violation of Bialek's Fourth Amendment right to protect against unreasonable search and seizure. The memo said Shivley did not have probable cause to search the vehicle for ...more »

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Evidence in Galesburg gun, drug case suppressed
Galesburg Register-MailApril 27, 2017

In regards to his interview with police Detectives Kevin Legate and Darrin Worsfold at the Knox County jail, Darrow ruled that it occurred following the initial illegal search and seizure of items from Coleman's car. This all means Coleman returns to ...more »

5 New England drug busts lead to seizure of suspected heroin, cocaine, pills, guns, cash
NH1 NewsApril 26, 2017

During a search of the apartment at 9 Dublin Street, police seized 23 heat-sealed bags containing suspected heroin, seven small baggies containing suspected heroin, one bag of cocaine and items consistent with an illegal drug distribution operation.more »

SC junks Jinggoy bid to exclude Benhur testimony in PDAF case
ABS-CBN NewsApril 25, 2017

In his petition, Estrada claimed that such evidence were obtained in violation of his constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, and were thus inadmissible as evidence. He specifically questioned JLN (Janet Lim Napoles) Corporation ...more »

Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC from property seizure
Gistmaster (blog)April 25, 2017

“This application to declare the search and seizure of properties illegal, is in my view, akin to pre-empting objection to the admissibility of a document in the main suit. In the light of the above, I hold that the preliminary objection succeeds; this ...more »

Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC from property seizure
VanguardApril 25, 2017

“This application to declare the search and seizure of properties illegal, is in my view, akin to pre-empting objection to the admissibility of a document in the main suit. In the light of the above, I hold that the preliminary objection succeeds; this ...more »

Nigeria: Obanikoro, Wife, Sons Lose At High Court
AllAfrica.comApril 24, 2017

"This application to declare the search and seizure of properties illegal, is in my view, akin to pre-empting objection to the admissibility of a document in the main suit. "In the light of the above, I hold that the preliminary objection succeeds ...more »

Seized properties: Court strikes out Obanikoro's plea against EFCC
TV360April 24, 2017

Besides, the applicants had also raised queries on the mode of execution of the search warrant; on grounds of irregularities, and had urged the court to declare the searches conducted therefrom, as unlawful. Meanwhile, the EFCC (respondent) had opposed ...more »

Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC's right to search
Daily TrustApril 24, 2017

“Approaching the court three days after such search is conducted in other to quash same, will in my view, amount to pre-empting the possible outcome of the criminal trial which is yet to be embarked upon. “This application to declare the search and ...more »

Police, ATF make seizure of firearms, drugs
Columbus Ledger-EnquirerApril 23, 2017

... the search resulted in the seizure of firearms and controlled substances. Willie Edward Blackshire was arrested at his residence and charged with for possession of drug paraphernalia, certain persons forbidden to possess firearms, and unlawful ...more »

Davison County Magistrate Court for Feb. 27 through March 13
Daily RepublicApril 23, 2017

... Mitchell; ingest intoxicant other than alcoholic beverage, $300 fine; $84 costs; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses; obey all laws; waive Fourth Amendment rights against warrantless random search and seizure by his ...more »

Putnam Sheriff's deputy under investigation
Lima OhioApril 21, 2017

Judge Randall Basinger tossed the gun as evidence after ruling West violated the Fourth Amendment right of Gregory Hister during the Oct. 21 stop by conducting an unlawful search and seizure of the vehicle Hister was a passenger in. Specifically, West ...more »

Improper arrest cuts down Crown's cocaine trafficking case
SooTodayApril 20, 2017

As well, he determined that an improper search of Hurley's cellphone violated his right to be secure against unreasonable search and seizure. When Kwolek said the half a kilogram of cocaine the officers had seized would be excluded from the proceedings ...more »

Deputies uncover firearms, stolen property
Seward County IndependentApril 19, 2017

This search resulted in seizure of ammunition relating to the burglaries. Cody Shafer, 20, of Seward was arrested and is being charged with burglary, theft by unlawful taking, possession of stolen property, defacing firearms and possession of defaced ...more »

Searched and expelled, student rights and room searches on campus
Loma BeatApril 19, 2017

Risser sent a lengthy response to Bolster, “[I said] I think you're violating my rights, I don't think this is legal to do, I see this as an unlawful search and seizure.” He also said the incident was very disruptive, because he was missing classes to ...more »

Four arrested in connection to stolen firearms
1011nowApril 19, 2017

On Friday, April 14, 2017, Seward County Deputies with the assistance of the Seward Police Department served search warrants at two separate locations in Seward city limits regarding burglaries that occurred in early through late January, 2017. Among ...more »

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