Belton v. State

In Belton v. State, 900 S.W.2d 886 (Tex. App.--El Paso 1995, pet. ref'd), the appellant claimed that because the affidavit in question reflected no personal knowledge on the part of the affiant, the arrest warrant lacked probable cause. Id. at 894. The court rejected this argument, noting that the affidavit contained a statement that the affiant possessed police reports and sworn statements, as well as information from a witness who had actual knowledge concerning appellant's participation in a crime. Id.