Valid “deception or trickery”

April 4, 2013

  • 96H Controlled Substances
  • 96HIV Searches and Seizures
  • 96HIV(B) Search Without Warrant
  • 96Hk127 Premises, Search of
  • 96Hk128 k. In General.

96H Controlled SubstancesNot all deception or trickery will render a search invalid; an undercover agent may gain entry to a person’s home by deception and purchase narcotics with no violation of the Fourth Amendment.
U.S. v. Harrison, 639 F.3d 1273 (10th Cir. 2011)