United States Eighth Circuit

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US v. MENTEER, 03-1162

Defendant's consent to search purged any Fourth Amendment violation that may have occurred as a result of an unreasonably long detention following the initial traffic stop; 1972 conviction for second-degree burglary in Missouri qualified as a violent felony under the 18 U.S.C. Sec. 924(e).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/21/2003
  • Published 11/21/2003


  • PER CURIAM., Before MORRIS SHEPPARD ARNOLD, BEAM, and BYE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Eighth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Benicia Baker-Livorsi, argued, St. Charles, Missouri, for appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bruce E. Clark, Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued, Kansas City, Missouri (Todd P. Graves, on the brief), for appellee.