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Case No. 20-1360

State of Iowa
Michelle Katherine Stockman


State of Iowa


Michelle Katherine Stockman

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 12, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Howard County, Alan T. Heavens, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Greer, P.J., Badding, J., and Blane, S.J.  Opinion by Blane, S.J. (16 pages)

            Michelle Stockman appeals the denial of her motion to suppress evidence seized during execution of a federal search warrant.  OPINION HOLDS: Applying a Fourth Amendment analysis to the search warrant issued by a federal magistrate judge and primarily executed by federal agents, under the facts and circumstances of this case, the search of Stockman’s purse and of her person at jail were lawful and her motion to suppress was properly denied.

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