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Criminal – Miranda Rights – Waiver – Spanish-Speaking Agent (access required)

A magistrate judge recommends that the Abingdon U.S. District Court deny defendants’ motion to suppress cocaine and firearms, as the Spanish-speaking defendants received their Miranda warnings from a DEA agent who spoke Spanish and had worked for the DEA in Colombia. The undisputed facts show that both defendants were advised of their Miranda rights in Spanish ...