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US v. Roach, No. 08-3029

Defendant's drug and firearm possession convictions are affirmed where: 1) although a warrant to search defendant's girlfriend's residence lacked probable cause, the officers relied on and executed the warrant in good faith; and 2) the district court failed in its duty to make factual findings regarding the reliability of a detective's expert testimony, but the error was harmless.

Read US v. Roach, No. 08-3029

Appellate Information

Filed September 21, 2009


Opinion by Judge Lucero


For Appellant:

Peter John Orsi, II, Wichita, KS

For Appellee:

Donald Christopher Oakley, Special Assistant United States Attorney, Office of the
United States Attorney, Wichita, KS