In a drug and firearm prosecution, the District Court's order suppressing evidence obtained through a wiretap is reversed, where the government's affidavit in support of its application for the wiretap set forth facts minimally adequate to support the finding that a wiretap was necessary to the government's investigation.
Argued: June 3, 2009
Decided: August 31, 2009
Opinion by Judge McLaughlin
William J. Harrington, Assistant United States Attorney, for Lev L. Dassin, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY
Darrell B. Fields, Federal Defenders of New York, New York, NY