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What is substantial enough evidence to bring forth to the police

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What is substantial enough evidence to bring forth to the police for drug (opiates) trading/buy/selling when in the form of text messages?

In order to get a search warrant signed by a judge, the police would only need enough evidence to be able to demonstrate to the judge that criminal activity was probably taking place in her apartment and that they would probably be able to turn up evidence of that if they were allowed to look.

It seems to me that you probably have enough to interest the police in learning what's going on. If they get the warrant, which sounds fairly likely, and find any drugs, they would have enough to arrest her and for the prosecutor to file charges.
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