Warrantless Home Entry | Case Tossed

Home Searched Without Warrant
Trial court granted defendant's motion to suppress on ground that evidence recovered by police was the fruit of the poisonous tree, an unlawful warrantless entry into a home. Cops were trying to arrest defendant There were no exigent circumstances to excuse the failure to secure a warrant prior to entry of the home.

Source: 35 FLW 2377a.