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Case No. 18-1518

State of Iowa
Alexander Douglas Blaess


State of Iowa


Alexander Douglas Blaess

Attorneys for Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Vidhya K. Reddy, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Howard County, John J. Bauercamper, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J. (8 pages)

            Alexander Blaess challenges the denial of his motion to suppress, arguing the search warrant was unsupported by probable cause.  OPINION HOLDS: We find a substantial basis existed for concluding drugs, drug paraphernalia, or evidence of drug trafficking would be found in Blaess’s home at the time the warrant was issued and affirm the denial of Blaess’s motion to suppress. 

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