Suppress Evidence Found at Real Property In Which Defendant Did Not Own, Motion to

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Decisions of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals


State of Tennessee v. Reynolds, Alias, No. E2021-00066-CCA-R3-CD, p. 12 (Tenn. Ct. Crim. App. May 31, 2022).

A trial court’s factual findings on a motion to suppress are conclusive on appeal unless the evidence preponderates against them. State v. Binette, 33 S.W.3d 215, 217 (Tenn. 2000); State v. Odom, 928 S.W.2d 18, 23 (Tenn. 1996). Thus, questions of credibility, the weight and value of the evidence, and the resolution of conflicting evidence are matters entrusted to the trial judge, and this court must uphold a trial court’s findings of fact unless the evidence in the record preponderates against them. Odom, 928 S.W.2d at 23; see also Tenn. R. App. P. 13(d). The application of the law to the facts, however, is reviewed de novo on appeal. State v. Keith, 978 S.W.2d 861, 864 (Tenn. 1998).


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