No. 06-2245.

474 F.3d 1105 (2007)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellant, v. Horasio HERRERA-GONZALEZ, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: January 26, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lester Alan Paff, argued, U.S. Attorney's Office, Des Moines, IA, for Appellant.

Aaron D. Hamrock, argued, McCarthy & Hamrock, West Des Moines, IA, for Appellee.

Before WOLLMAN, RILEY and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.

GRUENDER, Circuit Judge.

The Government appeals the district court's decision to grant Horasio Herrera-Gonzalez's motion to suppress evidence seized after a search of his car during a traffic stop. Because we believe the traffic stop was lawful and, even if it was not, Herrera-Gonzalez's voluntary consent to the search purged any arguable taint of the stop, we reverse.


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