ip unit 3 drugs law violation processing

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Officer Landonio is now in the drug task force. He and three other officers have been assigned to serve a seach warrant regarding a solen 50 inch plasma television set. He serves the search warrant and walks into the residence with the three officers. Sitting on the coffee table is a variety of narcotics, both prescription and illegal. What are his option at this time?


During the search, one officer opened a kitchen cabinet and found a kilogram of cocaine. Can Officer Landonio take this as evidence and arrest the residents/ Why or why not? What would br the next step in this process?


Check the laws in a U.S. state of your choosing and the requirements of arrest warrants. 


Address the following


Can Officer Landonio take the cocaine as evidence? Why or why not? Explain.

Assumimg that the resident of the dwelling are present, what are Officer Landonio’s option upon finding the prescribed and illegal narcotics on the table? Explain.

What action will he be required to take by law? Explain.

You will need to fabricate the details or at least address multiple possibilities for this case.

How does dicretion come into play in this case?

How can nonresidents present in the dwelling be handled? Explain.

Explain the various steps in processing an individual charged with violation of a particular drug law.



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