Wiretap Information Leading to Seizure of 353 Kilograms of Cocaine Denied to Defendant

Whenever there is a wiretap used to obtain information leading to a warrant, defendant generally has a right to know if the wiretap was obtained legally and followed within its scope as well.  However, some police informants’ identies are confidential to protect their safety and to preserve ongoing police investigations.  This makes sense, but how is it applied?  Click on the following link to read a case where these issues were put to the test.


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