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‘Plain View’ Seizure of Laptop Upheld (access required)

Police executing a search warrant at the home of a defendant suspected of multiple thefts from vehicles in the city fire department parking lot could seize a laptop computer found in defendant’s apartment with a specific item the warrant named, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s grand larceny conviction. Here, police responded to defendant’s home ...