Court Error Motion to Suppress Evidence Granted.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: United States of America v. Juan Zamudio

Case No.: 18-1529

Officials: KANNE, HAMILTON, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Court Error Motion to Suppress Evidence Granted

A grand jury returned a third superseding indictment charging defendant Juan Zamudio with participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy after law enforcement executed a search warrant at his home seizing approximately 11 kilograms of methamphetamine, a loaded gun, and a cell phone used to make intercepted calls, among other items. Prior to trial, the district court granted Zamudio's motion to suppress the seized items. The government brings this interlocutory appeal arguing that the district court erred in granting Zamudio's motion to suppress the evidence seized at Zamudio's home pursuant to a search warrant. We agree and reverse.


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