Criminal Procedure keyed to Weinreb
Lewis v. United States
An undercover narcotics officer telephoned the Petitioner, Lewis (the “Petitoner”) to ascertain whether he could purchase marijuana. The officer falsely identified himself as “jimmy the Pollack [sic]” The Petitioner said he could help the undercover officer and told him to come to his home so as to purchase drugs. The officer went to the Petitioners home and purchased drugs. This happened on more than one occasion. The Petitioner was arrested and charged with violating federal drug laws. A pre-trial motion to suppress was denied and the District Court convicted the petitioner. The First Circuit affirmed.
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