896 F.2d 635 (1990)

UNITED STATES, Appellant, v. Rickie A. COCHRANE, Defendant, Appellee. UNITED STATES, Appellant, v. Joni SEPLOCHA, Defendant, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided February 21, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael E. Davitt, Sp. Atty., U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., with whom Lincoln C. Almond, U.S. Atty., Providence, R.I., and Edward J. Gale, Asst. U.S. Atty., were on brief, for appellant.

John F. Cicilline, for defendant, appellee Rickie A. Cochrane.

Lise J. Gescheidt with whom C. Leonard O'Brien, Providence, R.I., was on brief, for defendant, appellee Joni Seplocha.

Before BOWNES, Circuit Judge, VAN GRAAFEILAND, Senior Circuit Judge, and BREYER, Circuit Judge.


The United States appeals from an order of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, 715 F.Supp. 23, suppressing evidence against the defendants, Rickie A. Cochrane and Joni Seplocha. For reasons that follow, we reverse.

On May 18, 1988 a state district court judge issued a warrant authorizing the search of the defendants' residence on Branch Avenue in Providence...

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