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Police Need Warrant To Attach GPS To Cars
2013-10-23 13:36:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has ruled law enforcement officials must first obtain a warrant before they can attach a GPS device to a suspect’s car. This ruling marks the conclusion of a case in which police officers attached a magnetic tracking device to the car of a trio of brothers who they suspected had broken into pharmacies in Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The officers then tracked their car to a RiteAid...

2013-06-06 23:25:12

The U.S. Supreme Court case of Missouri v. McNeely decided that nonconsensual and warrantless blood draws could not usually be conducted, even in the case of a suspected drunk driver. California DUI defense lawyer James Knox of Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP applauds this victory for constitutional rights. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court released its opinion in Missouri v. McNeely (No. 11—1425) on April 17, 2013. The justices decided that police should not be...

Senate Bill Creates Martial Law Over Online Accounts
2012-11-20 14:19:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the worst form of hypocrisy, a Senate bill went from tightening up security on your email account, to instead giving federal agencies martial law on all your Internet accounts. Patrick Leahy, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee, proposed a legislation called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011. The original wording of the legislation makes it harder for law enforcement to peek in on your...

Can Law Officers Search Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?
2012-03-02 11:01:08

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that law officers have the right to search a cellphone for its phone number without a warrant, following a recent Indiana case in which prosecutors used evidence that police found on cellphones during an arrest. Abel Flores-Lopez, the arrestee in that case, said police acted illegally when they searched his cellphone for its number. However, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said in its ruling that even if searching a phone...

2010-11-26 00:01:47

A search warrant was executed Tuesday morning for the removal of more than 120 dogs. The ASPCA(The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), at the request of the Pope County Sheriff's Office and in conjunction with Best Friends Animal Society, the dogs who were living in extremely overcrowded and unsanitary conditions. New York City, N.Y. (Vocus/PRWEB) November 24, 2010 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), at the request of...

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2010-04-27 10:50:00

Gizmodo editor Jason Chen, who last week posted photos of a next-generation Apple iPhone prototype, had his home raided by law enforcement officials exercising a search warrant on Monday. The search warrant gave police officers permission to search Chen's home and seize property that was "used as the means of committing a felony" or "tends to show that a felony has been committed," according to information posted on the tech website. "The officers had a computer and were cataloging all the...

2008-08-08 09:01:16

Your neighbors move out. They leave three car tires behind, not 10 feet from your side door. Toys are scattered about. And trash piles up, the number of bags growing from week to week. You soon notice the grass growing out of control and flies crawling on the insides of your former neighbor's windows. And the bugs are biting your legs. If you're like Angie W., the next-door neighbor of a vacated row home at the corner of Columbia's Houston and South 9th streets, you're worried for...

2008-08-02 03:00:12

By Jannise Johnson A 38-year-old man from Corona was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a teen boy he met over the Internet. Daren Jones, 38, was arrested after Riverside County sheriff's investigators served a search warrant at his Corona home, according to a sheriff's news release. Jones also uses the name Daren Michael Elarmo. The investigation began July25, after a 15-year-old boy from Temecula reported he met Jones in May 2006 on an Internet message...

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2008-04-20 15:00:00

The boys didn't know much about their attackers except the nickname of one. So they turned to MySpace.com for help. The three teens scoured the social networking site for a "Serge" or "Sergey," the apparent nickname of one of the young men who jumped them on Mission Avenue in Spokane Valley in mid-February. A profile popped up claiming the name, and the picture showed one of their assailants. They called police, and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant to MySpace last...


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