US v Pulido-Ayala 8th CIR (5JUN2018)

US v Pulido-Ayala 8th CIR (5JUN2018)

K9 Jampy was told to “find it” and immediately tugged at LEO towards open door. Jampy then went into the car and alerted. Held: Assuming for the sake of analysis that the dog’s entry into the vehicle was a “search” under the Fourth Amendment, we conclude on the facts here that the search was justified by probable cause to believe that the car contained contraband.  The court determined that probable cause existed before the dog entered the car.

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