Based on the record of the earlier hearing, the district court reversed and ordered suppression of the cocaine seized from the luggage on two principal grounds.
The magistrate judge found that the defendant had voluntarily agreed to the opening of the suitcases, and he issued a written report to the district court recommending that the motion to suppress be denied.
The pattern of alleged consents presents a quite different issue.
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De Los Santos Ferrer again denied ownership, telling Agent Nieves that she could not consent to a search because the luggage was not hers.
If the government exerts undue pressure or improper means to secure consent, instead of obtaining a warrant as it can easily do, it is going to lose cases.