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Good faith exception rescues invalid GPS warrant affidavits (access required)

Where affidavits for GPS tracking devices issued in a narcotics case included no corroborating facts, they lacked sufficient information to establish probable cause. However, because the officers had information that was “inadvertently” omitted from the affidavits, there was no showing of bad faith and multiple judges approved the applications, the good faith exception saved the ...