CIs are not discoverable in TN normally. Only if material to defense and for drug cases with search warrant, that's almost never. Sorry but other atty is wrong.
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There is no way to really answer this question with the information you provided. It could have been an anonymous call to police or it could have been a CI. It depends on the circumstances.
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