No. C1-97-1716.

580 N.W.2d 67 (1998)

STATE of Minnesota, Respondent, v. Scott Charles WARD, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Minnesota.

June 16, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Hubert H. Humphrey III, Attorney General, Natalie E. Hudson, Assistant Attorney General, St. Paul, for respondent.

Michael K. Riley, Nicollet County Attorney, St. Peter, for respondent.

John M. Stuart, State Public Defender, Judith Williams-Killackey, Special Assistant State Public Defender, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, Minneapolis, for appellant.

Considered and decided by WILLIS, P.J., and RANDALL, and KLAPHAKE, JJ.


WILLIS, Judge.

Scott Ward appeals his conviction of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance on the ground that the warrant authorizing the search during which the narcotics were discovered was not supported by sufficient probable cause. We reverse.


On July 3, 1996, Douglas Rauenhorst, a Blue Earth County Peace Officer assigned to the multi-jurisdictional Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force, submitted a four-paragraph...

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