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US v. Garcia-Bercovich, No. 08-12061

By FindLaw Staff on September 10, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

Defendant's drug distribution conviction is affirmed where: 1) the evidence was sufficient to establish defendant's knowledge or awareness that the containers which he picked up, or attempted to pick up, at various locations contained marijuana; and 2) a police search following an unsolicited private search does not constitute a search under the Fourth Amendment, as long as the search is confined to the same scope as the initial private search.

Read US v. Garcia-Bercovich, No. 08-12061

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Filed September 10, 2009


Opinion by Judge Goldberg

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