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Defendant A was suspected of selling stolen property from his dorm room. An undercover campus police officer knocked on Defendant A’s door. And when answer, asked for an affordable radar detector. In response, defendant A said that he just got two new ones last night. While in the room, the officer noticed various other items she suspected as being stolen. She bought one of the radar detectors, and then used it to convince a judge to issue a search warrant of the room. Among the items confiscated in the search with the warrant were 4 radar detectors; 3 television sets; 2 air-conditioning units and 1,500 compact discs.
• Should this evidence be excluded? What court case(s) justify your decision?