Statement of Probable CausePage
This will be your ³typical´ search warrant template that you would use for
a controlled buy search warrant. It includes language (³boiler plate´) regardingcomputers and cell phones that should be applicable to most controlled buysearch warrants. At the end of this example is language regarding videotaping.This paragraph might not always be used for these types of search warrants. Besure to read this example before you simply cut and paste it to ensure that itsstatements will be true for your Statement of Probable Cause.
Within the previous ten days, your affiant received information from a confidentialinformant hereinafter referred to in this affidavit as CI. The CI told your affiant that a person known to the CI as Francisco Gonzalez is selling cocaine. The CI knows this asthe CI has purchased cocaine from Francisco Gonzalez in the past. The CI has purchasedcocaine from Francisco Gonzalez in various locales open to the public in the County of Los Angeles. The CI described Francisco Gonzalez as a male Hispanic in his mid thirties, black hair, brown eyes. The CI told your affiant that Francisco Gonzalez has a cellular number of 310-555-2766. The CI told your affiant that Francisco Gonzalez drives amaroon Chevy station wagon, and will drive his maroon Chevy station wagon whenmeeting the CI in various locales open to the public in the County of Los Angeles. The CItold your affiant that Francisco Gonzalez lives in San Luis Beach, and believed the addressthat Francisco Gonzalez lived was 1234 156
Street.Your affiant questioned the CI carefully regarding drug trafficking and the appearance, price, use and effects of various street drugs. The CI¶s answers demonstrated extensiveknowledge about street drugs including, cocaine.Your affiant was able to identify Francisco Gonzalez through departmental resources asFrancisco Javier Gonzalez. Francisco Javier Gonzalez has a DOB of 08-18-71, is a maleHispanic, 5-08, 180 lbs., black hair, brown eyes. Francisco Javier Gonzalez has aCDL#A5987562. Francisco Javier Gonzalez has a residence address listed of 1234 W.154
Street, San Luis Beach Ca. for his CDL as of May 06, 2006.Within the previous ten days, and armed with this information your affiant caused acomplete and thorough search of the CI. The CI had no contraband on their person. The