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CAV: Probable cause does not require direct evidence (access required)

Despite a lack of direct evidence of criminal activity, a warrant authorizing the search of the defendant’s home was supported by numerous facts which, taken together, created a “fair probability” of the defendant’s illegal drug activity. Background Officer Jon McKay of the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force prepared a sworn affidavit to obtain a search warrant ...