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Search & Seizure – Scrap Metal Theft – Seizure From Back Yard – Plain View (access required)

A police officer investigating the theft of scrap metal from a business by visiting the home of a man identified from video surveillance as the possible thief did not violate the suspect’s Fourth Amendment rights by visiting the back yard after first knocking on front and side doors, and the items of stolen property identified ...