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

Gov. O'Malley's DNA Law Set To Be Reviewed By Supreme CourtSupreme Court will review Md. DNA law$30000 in marijuana and custom 2013 Corvette seized in NW Pacific County ...Springfield Family Members Indicted in Conspiracy to Distribute K2El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles replies to Socorro City Council's threat ...Supreme Court will hear Md. DNA lawSpringfield Family Members Indicted For $6.7 Million K2 ConspiracyThe Legal Gray Area of Private Investigators Using GPS To Track Cheating ...Police seize 60 firearms from Selma-area medical marijuana grow operationMarijuana Blitz Lands Seven In Jail; 700 Plants, 37 Guns FoundCity of Socorro plans to sue El Paso County sheriff for harassment, violating ...East Millinocket police seize pound of marijuana, arrest 2 suspectsPolice: Loaded guns, ammunition seized from career criminal's Boston residenceSeven arrested in drug sales roundupPine Hill Police arrest man, get illegal gun off streets

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Hollywood wages war against legitimate Megaupload customers
RTNovember 1, 2012

The government knew its search and seizure of Megaupload's assets would deprive such third parties of the ability to access and retrieve their property,” his attorneys tell the court. On their part, Megaupload is asking the court to be included in ...more »

Will Police Drones Destroy the Fourth Amendment?
The New AmericanNovember 6, 2012

As mentioned above, one of the most crucial of those inquiries concerns the application of the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against “unlawful searches and seizures” and the requirement that warrants be supported by affidavits “particularly describing ...more »

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Gov. O'Malley's DNA Law Set To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court
CBS LocalNovember 11, 2012

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender calls the measure an unlawful search and seizure, while advocates argue it's helped bring cold-cases to a close and put criminals behind bars. Governor O'Malley's DNA law is under serious review by the U.S. ...more »

Supreme Court will review Md. DNA law
Baltimore SunNovember 10, 2012

... office, which represented King, has argued that taking suspects' DNA before they are even convicted of crimes and using the samples to link them to previous or future crimes violates their right to privacy and constitutes an unlawful search and ...more »

$30000 in marijuana and custom 2013 Corvette seized in NW Pacific County ...
Chinook ObserverNovember 10, 2012

GRAYLAND — While executing a search warrant Friday, Nov. 9, in Grayland in northwest Pacific County, Pacific County sheriff's deputies confiscated about 8 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $30,000. Among vehicles seized...more »

Springfield Family Members Indicted in Conspiracy to Distribute K2
Kansas City infoZineNovember 10, 2012

While many of the designer drugs being marketed today are not specifically prohibited in the Controlled Substances Act, the Controlled Substance Analogue Enforcement Act allows these drugs to be treated as controlled substances if they are proven to be ...more »

El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles replies to Socorro City Council's threat ...
El Paso TimesNovember 10, 2012

Thursday night, the council voted to hire a lawyer to sue the sheriff and deputies for allegedly harassing, conducting unlawful searches and violating the civil rights of Socorro officials, police officers and other employees. ... A resolution passed ...more »

Supreme Court will hear Md. DNA law
Baltimore SunNovember 10, 2012

But in July, U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issued an order allowing police to continue collecting DNA samples, signaling that the high court would ultimately weigh in on the issue that has pitted law enforcement interests against privacy concerns.more »

Springfield Family Members Indicted For $6.7 Million K2 Conspiracy
OzarksFirst.comNovember 9, 2012

While many of the designer drugs being marketed today are not specifically prohibited in the Controlled Substances Act, the Controlled Substance Analogue Enforcement Act allows these drugs to be treated as controlled substances if they are proven to be ...more »

The Legal Gray Area of Private Investigators Using GPS To Track Cheating ...
Slate MagazineNovember 9, 2012

That means the technology falls under the Fourth Amendment's protections against unreasonable searches and seizures, making it difficult for police to put a tracker on a car without first obtaining a warrant. But for private individuals, laws around ...more »

Police seize 60 firearms from Selma-area medical marijuana grow operation
Mail TribuneNovember 9, 2012

A second medical marijuana location also was busted, east of Cave Junction, where 37 marijuana plants, 15 bags of marijuana bud and two guns were seized. Details about ... Arrested were Raymond J. Beairsto, 54, and Karen Beairsto, 50, of 955 Reeves ...more »

Marijuana Blitz Lands Seven In Jail; 700 Plants, 37 Guns Found
Jamestown Post JournalNovember 9, 2012

Eric R. Truver, 22, and Jillian Hilton, 22, both of Jamestown were charged with third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class E felony, and unlawfully growing marijuana. During the search, investigators found 85 marijuana plants growing inside ...more »

City of Socorro plans to sue El Paso County sheriff for harassment, violating ...
KFOX El PasoNovember 9, 2012

The city is looking to sue the sheriff and three deputies, Sgt. Jose Kluge, Oscar Martinez and Tim Cook, for harassment, official oppression, abuse of process, unlawful search and seizure and violation of civil rights. The city is also looking to ...more »

East Millinocket police seize pound of marijuana, arrest 2 suspects
Bangor Daily NewsNovember 8, 2012

MEDWAY, Maine — East Millinocket police seized a pound of marijuana and arrested two people after police officers, game wardens and a sheriff's deputy raided a home at 594 Pattagumpus Road on Wednesday, Police Chief Cameron McDunnah said Thursday. Ted ...more »

Police: Loaded guns, ammunition seized from career criminal's Boston residence
My Fox BostonNovember 8, 2012

Magnetic Tom, 30, a.k.a. Tom Magnetic was charged with two counts each of unlawful possession of a firearm, improper storage of a firearm, and unlawful possession of ammunition. Because of prior drug distribution convictions in 2003 and 2005 ...more »

Seven arrested in drug sales roundup
WIVBNovember 8, 2012

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - Five search warrants executed on Thursday on the southern tier netted about 700 growing pot plants, over 30 weapons, and seven arrests. Jamestown Police and the NYS Police Community ... Both are charged with second degree ...more »

Pine Hill Police arrest man, get illegal gun off streets
Cherry Hill Courier PostNovember 8, 2012

Further investigation that included a search of Baker's vehicle resulted in the seizure of a handgun that had been reported as being stolen in North Carolina. It was found in a hidden compartment behind the glove box of the vehicle. Ammunition for it ...more »

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