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Suppression ruling reversed based on good faith exception (access required)

The trial court incorrectly suppressed evidence seized from appellant’s home during the execution of a search warrant because, after finding the warrant deficient, the court should have admitted the evidence under the good faith exception to the exclusionary rule. Overview Samuels, a police investigator, saw appellant Thompson pull into a residential driveway. Samuels knew Thompson did not ...