D.Mont.: Possession of a camera phone was violation of release conditions and justified PO search

Defendant had a release condition to stay away from children, but he babysat two and he let them use his cell phone connected to his computer. This was reasonable suspicion for a search of the cell phone and computer for evidence of child grooming. The phone itself had picture capability, and that too was a violation of release conditions. United States v. Howard, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63254 (D.Mont. March 21, 2017),* adopted, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63066 (D.Mont. April 24, 2017).*

Warrantless search of defendant was valid on the merits, so there can’t be IAC. Lee v. United States, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63579 (D. Me. April 20, 2017).*

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