Unlawful Search & Seizure. Legal news and articles for June 8 - 11, 2012

Elgin bus driver faces Texas drug chargesSAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Feds can keep 'anti-Castro' arms cacheAction News 5 - Memphis, TennesseePemiscot Co. man charged after finding ...Homes of Russian opposition figures searched ahead of rallyNorthumberland Co. Man Accused of Sexually Propositioning Teen Girl3 Scary Decision Handed Down by the Far Right Supreme CourtFeds: Seattle designer drug dealer dumped cash into social startups, car makerTrenton vice detectives seize over 8 pounds of pot in pair of drug raids in cityMotorcycle Awareness Rallies Hundreds of Bikers at Oregon CapitolNumerous complaints lead to HPD cleaning up residence; 3 arrestedNaperville Man Charged With Possessing Child PornographyOwner of Home Run makes court appearance, due back next weekThe Dotcom saga - tying the threads togetherGreeley woman sues Greeley police, ATF in federal courtTwo Arrested on Drug Charges in SW Harbor

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Zuma could spearhead an online assault
Mail & Guardian OnlineJune 1, 2012

If they obtain a warrant, inspectors have the same powers of search and seizure as the police and can force anyone involved in the operation of a computer to help in searching it for unlawful content. Although they can also assist the police in ...more »

Another NW drug, gun seizure
Tasmania MercuryJune 4, 2012

About four and a half ounces of amphetamines was seized in the raid on the house in Ronald St, along with a semi-automatic pistol, two high-calibre rifles, ammunition, a quantity of prescription medication, cannabis, implements used in the ...more »

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Elgin bus driver faces Texas drug charges
Elgin Courier NewsJune 11, 2012

According to the news story, a Montgomery County, Texas sheriff's deputy noticed a defective tail light on a commercial bus driving along Texas Highway 59 in the Splendora area. The deputy pulled the bus over and his K-9 dog alerted him that he smelled ...more »

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Feds can keep 'anti-Castro' arms cache
Press-EnterpriseJune 11, 2012

BY RICHARD DeATLEY Guns and ammo worth $2.5 million and linked to an anti-Castro Upland Cuban émigré sentenced to 65 months in federal prison for illegal possession of weapons are subject to government forfeiture rules, even though the man had ...more »

Action News 5 - Memphis, TennesseePemiscot Co. man charged after finding ...
WMC-TVJune 11, 2012

Officers obtained a warrant to search Kentner's home and found a live grenade, bomb-making material, several weapons and a controlled substance. The items were seized and officers say another investigation into shots fired involving Kentner is ongoing.more »

Homes of Russian opposition figures searched ahead of rally
RTJune 11, 2012

The officers seized computers, flash memory and other digital devices as well as documents and political symbols from the apartments, the activists reported. Lawyers for some of the opposition activists said the searches and summons were illegal and ...more »

Northumberland Co. Man Accused of Sexually Propositioning Teen Girl
Gant DailyJune 11, 2012

A search warrant was also executed at Jackson's home, resulting in the seizure of four computers and numerous data storage devices, which will be analyzed by the Attorney General?s Computer Forensics Unit as part of an ongoing investigation.more »

3 Scary Decision Handed Down by the Far Right Supreme Court
AlterNetJune 11, 2012

... and the outstanding warrant was dismissed, Florence filed a civil rights suit in federal District Court against his jailers, alleging violations under the Fourth and 14th amendments of his right to be free from unlawful searches and seizures.more »

Feds: Seattle designer drug dealer dumped cash into social startups, car maker
Seattle Post IntelligencerJune 10, 2012

Agents with a Drug Enforcement Administration financial investigations unit secured and served a search warrant on his Central District home the same day. Searching Mustafa's home, agents seized $340000 in cash as well as 20 grams of fentanyl, ...more »

Trenton vice detectives seize over 8 pounds of pot in pair of drug raids in city
The Times of Trenton - NJ.comJune 10, 2012

By Alex Zdan/The Times TRENTON — City vice detectives seized more than 8 pounds of marijuana during two drug raids Thursday night in which three men were arrested, police said. Bullet-proof vests along with hollow-point rounds were also taken during ...more »

Motorcycle Awareness Rallies Hundreds of Bikers at Oregon Capitol
Salem-News.ComJune 10, 2012

"We are denied our Fourth Amendment right to protect us from unlawful search and seizure, and denied our First Amendment right of freedom of speech, association and expression," Bottoms said. "We can and we should fight for our rights in Oregon.more »

Numerous complaints lead to HPD cleaning up residence; 3 arrested
Cullman Times OnlineJune 9, 2012

Thursday, the Hanceville police department's Special Operations Unit paid an early-morning visit to the Chafin residence, located at 1612 Ashwander Street, and executed search warrants Sgt. Scott McDonald had obtained shortly after the Memorial Day ...more »

Naperville Man Charged With Possessing Child Pornography
CBS2 ChicagoJune 9, 2012

He faces trial on two felony charges of aggravated child pornography possession and individual counts of child pornography possession, unlawful use of encryption and possession of a firearm without a valid firearms owner's identification card, ...more »

Owner of Home Run makes court appearance, due back next week
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteJune 8, 2012

Store owner Ramzi Alsaqri, 49, and employee Mohammed Mahmoud, 27, both of Champaign, were arraigned Friday on the single Class 4 felony charge of unlawful sale of drug paraphernalia. Alsaqri's business attorney, Tom Gordon of Champaign, ...more »

The Dotcom saga - tying the threads together
National Business ReviewJune 8, 2012

The police raid - brought about by New Zealand and US partnership in the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act - saw a large amount of property seized, including more than 130 computer items which are now the subject of a High Court judicial review ...more »

Greeley woman sues Greeley police, ATF in federal court
Greeley TribuneJune 8, 2012

“We've been stonewalled by the ATF even more so than by Greeley police.” The lawsuit states the raid was in violation of Griego's Fourth Amendment rights, which protect citizens from unlawful search and seizure.more »

Two Arrested on Drug Charges in SW Harbor
FenceviewerJune 8, 2012

On May 31, Southwest Harbor police went to an adjacent trailer and arrested Alfred Lanpher, 43, on a warrant charging him with unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. Lanpher allegedly assaulted Lt. Mike ...more »

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