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Chiou was not taken into custody, according to the search warrant.
Documents and affidavits in support of search warrants obtained by investigators were impounded at the request of Worcester District Attorney Joseph D.
Kortlander says that is because the applications for search warrants contain factual errors and misrepresentations that the public should know about.
The issuance of the search warrant indicated that a "neutral and detached magistrate had found probable cause to believe that the law was being violated in that house and had authorized a substantial invasion of the privacy of the persons who resided there.
Search warrants are executed with a variety of law enforcement agencies such as the FBI, ATF, as well as local law enforcement.
The PATRIOT Act and two of its predecessors, the Foreign Intelligence Security Act of 1977 [FISA] and the Electronic Privacy Act of 1986, authorized the government to obtain search warrants by bypassing [longstanding tradition in] the courts.
According to the Times, a 1986 law, the Stored Communications Act, grants significant protection to e-mail messages, but does not go as far as the wiretap law: it lets prosecutors access stored messages with a search warrant, while imposing stricter requirements on parties in civil suits.
In another unrelated incident,officers acting on a search warrant seized a handgun from a house in Stillington Road,Dingle.
When she refused, one of the officers asked a Denver-based district attorney to issue a search warrant for the records.
During its 1999 investigation, the FBI obtained a search warrant to secretly install a "key logger device" on the computer the younger Scarfo used at his Belleville, New Jersey, business, Merchant Services of Essex County.
The officer dispatched a colleague, along with Tera, to get a search warrant, and ordered Charles, who had exited the trailer by this time, not to reenter it.
Responding Correctly to a subpoena or search warrant served in connection with an enforcement initiative can help you to defend against fraud-related charges, should they be brought.

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