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Collins v. Virginia
Citation:138 S.Ct. 1663 (2018)
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Collins (Petitioner) was charged with receiving stolen property after police officers discovered a stolen motorcycle within the curtilage of his home, without applying for a warrant. Police officers had received a tip about a stolen motorcycle and tracked its location to Collins’s address. There, an officer pulled off the tarp that was covering the motorcycle and photographed it. Collins moved to suppress the evidence that was discovered within the curtilage of his home, but the trial court denied the motion.
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