Nov 052012
 November 5, 2012  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Declan McCullagh reports:

Police are allowed in some circumstances to install hidden surveillance cameras on private property without obtaining a search warrant, a federal judge said yesterday.

CNET has learned that U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that it was reasonable for Drug Enforcement Administration agents to enter rural property without permission — and without a warrant — to install multiple “covert digital surveillance cameras” in hopes of uncovering evidence that 30 to 40 marijuana plants were being grown.

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  One Response to “Court OKs warrantless use of hidden surveillance cameras”

  1. If this happened in Texas, those officers would be leaving in body bags.

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