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US v. Dyer, No. 08-5671

By FindLaw Staff on September 08, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a drug prosecution, a denial of defendant's motion to suppress evidence is affirmed where: 1) an affidavit in support of the search warrant established the reliability of the police's informant; and 2) there were sufficient indicia of reliability without substantial independent police corroboration.

Read US v. Dyer, No. 08-5671

Appellate Information

Argued: June 16, 2009

Decided and Filed: September 8, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gibbons

Dissent by Judge Moore


For Appellant:

Stephen Ross Johnson, Ritchie, Dillard & Davies, P.C., Knoxville, TN

For Appellee:

Hugh B. Ward, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney, Knoxville, TN

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