CA1: Def consented to seizure of his hard drives, including providing password over the phone

A child pornography knock and talk was conducted in Louisiana, and defendant consented to seizure and search of his hard drives. The first encounter with defendant was outside the house. Any illegality was attenuated. When police attempted to search the hard drive, it was password protected. They called defendant and he gave the password over the phone. Child porn was found on the hard drive of defendant having sex with a three year old recorded on a Google glass. United States v. Smith, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 7691 (1st Cir. Mar. 15, 2019).

There was probable cause for defendant’s search warrant, including police observation he went into his home and came out to hand drugs to the CI. United States v. Davison, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 7500 (6th Cir. Mar. 14, 2019).*

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