Divided High Court Upholds Evidence Seizure Despite Illegal Police Stop

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The Supreme Court today upheld the collection of drug evidence by a Utah detective even though the warrant that was the basis for his arrest was based on evidence form an unlawful investigatory stop. The 5-3 decision drew dissents from the court's three female justices.

The case arose when South Salt Lake City narcotics detective Douglas Fackrell conducted surveillance on a house based on an anonymous . . .

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