Jaynes is now on administrative reassignment pending an investigation of how and why the search warrant was approved.
Glover was arrested the night of Taylor’s killing for trafficking and firearms offenses, but the court documents claim that law enforcement exaggerated the suspicion around Taylor’s residence in order to clear an easier path for the real estate development project.
“Breonna’s home should never have had police there in the first place,” the attorneys wrote in the filing. “When the layers are peeled back, the origin of Breonna’s home being raided by police starts with a political need to clear out a street for a large real estate development project.”
Louisville officials have denied these motivations for serving the warrant, with the city’s top economic redevelopment official calling the accusations “a gross mischaracterization of the project.”