Stories tagged: search warrants
TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2015, 7:41 A.M.
Washington justices weigh warrantless searches of records
OLYMPIA — Washington’s Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday on whether investigators should have to get a search warrant to obtain private bank, phone, email and other records.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014, 3:01 P.M.
Dozens arrested after drug raids Thursday morning
Members of multiple law enforcement agencies, including gang enforcement teams, are searching addresses in the Spokane area this morning, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.
SATURDAY, AUG. 3, 2013
Email speeds up officers’ search process, cuts cost
Police and judges are starting to use email to fast-track search warrants, a speedy way to enforce driving-while-intoxicated laws and slash onerous wait times that can hinder investigations. Spokane County …
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
Grow house search ruled illegal
A recent court ruling that deemed a drug raid illegal has raised questions about how law enforcement in Spokane County investigate marijuana growers. Sheriff’s detectives had reason to believe marijuana …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Feds raid Hells Angels clubhouse in Spokane
A leader of the Washington state chapter of the Hells Angels was arrested Thursday during a raid at the outlaw motorcycle gang’s Spokane headquarters. Ricky Warren Jenks, who was among …