Cases

United States v. Velazquez 7thCIR 9OCT2018

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In this case the defendant (Velazquez) was arrested in his driveway. Officers then searched his car when a K9 alerted on the car. During the search, they discovered evidence which Velazquez sought to suppress as fruit of an unlawful search.  The court ruled that the arrest in the driveway was not a Fourth Amendment violation […]

Cases

U.S. v. Cooks 11thCIR April 3, 2019

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Deputy U.S. Marshals executed an arrest warrant at the residence of Cooks, who was a known gang member. When no one answered their knock on the door, the Marshals entered by force. The house was empty. They returned the next day and place the home under surveillance. After observing cars come, they ordered one driver […]