DEA Smuggler Profile hows Court Bad Side

Regional DEA. offices have developed "drugj courier profiles" to show agents whom tQ finger, but the technique lost its first major court test. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Coutf of Appeals reversed a conviction that resulted from an arrest based on the.feds' suspicion checklist..

Robeil Ross McCaleb and Brenda Page were detained 011 arrival at Detroit's' Metro Airport because they had only one suitcase, had flown to Los Angples the day before and "seemed nervous," The court said these observations fell far short of probable cause for1 search or arrest.. The narcs undid their case even further when they allegedly coerced McCaleb into unlocking his bag; without a search warrant..

Other "telltale" traits include using an alias and buying a ticket with small, bills.

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