No. 99-1213.

627 N.W.2d 914 (2001)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. Danette Marie KUBIT, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

May 31, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ryan B. Moorman, West Des Moines, for appellant.

Thomas J. Miller, Attorney General, Denise A. Timmins, Assistant Attorney General, Denver D. Dillard, County Attorney, and Laurie J. Craig, Assistant County Attorney, for appellee.

Considered en banc.

SNELL, Justice.

This case calls upon us to determine the scope of authority to enter a suspect's dwelling afforded by an arrest warrant. The district court held that the arrest warrant alone provides police with the right of entry into a suspect's motel room to effectuate the arrest. Thus, evidence in plain view may be seized. Because we determine that the arrest warrant'sauthority is not so broad, we reverse the district court's ruling and remand for a new trial...

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