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January 2, 2014
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High court tosses child-porn evidence

Agreeing with a district judge, the Nevada Supreme Court has barred the child-pornography evidence in a Lincoln County sex case. The seven-member court agreed unanimously that the warrant to search Michael Kincade’s home and computer was improper because it didn’t include a statement of probable cause. State statute requires that such a statement must either be in a warrant or attached to it. The computer search was conducted as part of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office investigation of allegations Kincade was sexually abusing minors, according to the opinion. After the search allegedly revealed images of children on Kincade’s computer, he …

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