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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Allen
Kentucky v. King
Citation:563 U.S. 452 (2011)
Police officers set up a controlled buy of crack cocaine outside an apartment complex. Undercover Officer Gibbons watched the deal take place, and the radioed uniformed officers to move in on the suspect, telling them that the suspect was moving quickly towards an apartment. The uniformed officers approached the apartment and banged on the door. They heard noises that led them to believe that drug-related evidence was about to be destroyed. They kicked in the door and found drugs in the apartment. They then entered the neighboring apartment in which they found the suspected drug dealer who was the initial target of their investigation.
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