US v. Pineda-Moreno, No. 08-30385 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Pineda-Moreno, No. 08-30385

Defendant's drug manufacturing conviction is affirmed where: 1) defendant could not show that the police invaded an area in which he possessed a reasonable expectation of privacy when they walked up his driveway and attached a tracking device to his vehicle; and 2) the police did not conduct an impermissible search of defendant's car by monitoring its location with mobile tracking devices.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 5, 2009

Filed January 11, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain

Counsel

For Appellant:

Harrison Latto, Portland, OR

For Appellee:

Amy E. Potter and Judith R. Harper, Assistant United States Attorneys for the District of Oregon, Medford, OR