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Police detective did not intentionally lie in affidavit (access required)

Where the detective’s facially sufficient search warrant affidavit was imprecise,  but had no proof an alleged error was intentionally or recklessly false,  the drug defendant’s post-conviction challenge to the affidavit failed. Background After a jury convicted Benitez Auguarius Moody of federal drug and firearm offenses, he sought an evidentiary hearing to challenge a facially sufficient search  warrant ...