Durst’s lawyers argue search and arrest were illegal
They claim his warrant was issued to coincide with the final episode of “The Jinx”
Police found a gun in Robert Durst’s French Quarter hotel room in New Orleans last week following his arrest in connection with the cold case murder of Susan Berman. But his lawyers say that the warrant was issued “without probable cause.”
“The insufficient warrant was filed by the Los Angeles County Police Department to coincide with the final episode of the HBO docudrama ‘The Jinx,’” defense lawyer Billy Gibbens wrote in papers filed in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, according to the New York Post.
His lawyers also argue that the possession-of-a-firearm-by-a-
“Under Louisiana law, none of Mr. Durst’s prior convictions qualify as a predicate felony offense,” Gibbens added. [NYP] – Christopher Cameron