Published on: Friday, March 31, 2023

Via the Seventh Circuit: In which the defendant's connection to Jared Fogle isn't even close to the fascinating part of the story, which for now results in a remand to determine whether Indiana State Police altered a search warrant to add "bestiality" before or after the judge signed it.

“The parties have not identified, and we have not found, any case where a court has upheld a search warrant that contained such unexplained alterations,” the Seventh Circuit said. When “confronted with such a facially questionable warrant, a court should hold an evidentiary hearing to determine whether the issuing judge had approved those changes, and if so, when and how,” it said.

The case is United States v. Taylor, 22-1925 (7th Cir. Mar. 24, 2023).