In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging that defendant-officers unlawfully detained plaintiffs and searched their home, summary judgment for defendants on qualified immunity grounds is affirmed where defendants' discovery of marijuana ultimately gave them reason to detain plaintiffs, to seize the marijuana, and to perform two more searches of plaintiffs' apartment.
Filed November 18, 2009
Opinion by Judge Henry
J. Clifford Petersen and Mark L. Shurtleff, Utah Attorney General's Office, Salt Lake City, UT