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APPARENT AUTHORITY TO ALLOW ENTRY

Posted by John Rutkowski | Apr 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Search and seizure -- Residence -- Consent -- Defendant's friend who answered detectives' knock on front door of defendant's residence and invited detectives to come inside did not have apparent authority to consent to detectives' entry. Trial court erred in denying motion to suppress contraband discovered inside residence. Read Entire Case Below:

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Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty years. Prior to practicing law Mr. Rutkowski served twelve years as a deputy sheriff, retiring to attend law school. Starting his law-enforcement career as a patrol deputy which included two years on the DUI squad; Mr. Rutkowski moved up the ranks becoming a corporal in the field training program which give him the responsibility for training new recruits.

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