In Carson City, a snitch drug dealer works with agents to get a better sentence. He lures another drug dealer into Carson from Stockton, CA with a known and described vehicle. Agents set up on the meet location, a storm prevents his pass over the Sierras. The following day the meet happens and agents set up. They watch described vehicle arrive and suspect along with a female and infant go inside walmart and eat. Approached by agents, suspect is detained and escorted outside, asked to identify his vehicle. Snitch arrives for a 1 on 1 which is positive. Pat down of suspect reveals no 446, they search his vehicle without a warrant and locate 446. He is arrested. He argued that agents should have had a warrant. Courts agreed that agents should have sought an anticipatory warrant if they could show PC to believe contraband will be located on the premises at the time that the search will take place. There was no exigency coupled with the PC, therefore search was bad.
Barrios-Lomeli v. STATE of Nevada