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Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Minnesota v. Carter
Citation:525 U.S. 83, 119 S.Ct. 469, 142 L.Ed.2d 373
A confidential informant notified police that people were putting white powder into bags inside an apartment. The officer saw Carter and Johns (defendants) through a gap in the window of the ground-floor apartment belonging to Ms. Thompson. When the defendants left the building in a vehicle, officers stopped and arrested them. Cocaine was found during a search of both the vehicle and the apartment. The defendants had never been in Thompson’s apartment before and they were only there for two and a half hours for the sole purpose of packaging cocaine.
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