Search and Seizure – No Striking Warrant – Backpack – Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

1st Circuit

When a U.S. District Court judge dismissed a defendant’s motion to suppress evidence obtained during the execution of a search warrant without knocking, the judge failed to commit d ‘error in refusing to delete evidence found in a backpack, and the judge did not make a manifest error in not finding the no-knocking provision unjustified. Affirmed. “Aboubacar Congo pleaded guilty to conspiracy …

Amanda J. Marsh