A warrant to search a defendant’s entire phone for evidence of sex crimes against children was quashed by a New Jersey appellate court because the application didn’t support the need for that expansive search.
Zak Missak thought he was communicating with a 14-year-old girl when he arranged to meet her in a park for sex. He was actually communicating with Department of Homeland Security Special Agent Laura Hurley.
When Missak arrived at the designated park, he was arrested and charged with second-degree luring and second-degree attempted sexual assault under New Jersey law and his cell phone was seized.
Hurley then ...