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Criminal – Search & Seizure – Probable Cause – Affidavit (access required)

The magistrate who issued a warrant to search defendant's residence had probable cause to support the warrant, based on the affidavit of a police officer who received information from an undercover officer about drug buys. Although the officer's affidavit contained a conclusory statement by an unidentified informant, whose veracity and basis of knowledge were not established, ...