State v. Michael E. Goynes, Jr

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State v. Michael E. Goynes, Jr

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January 11, 2019
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S-18-0135 State v. Michael E. Goynes, Jr. (Appellant)

District Court for Douglas County, Honorable Peter C. Bataillon

Attorneys: Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General’s Office) --- Matthew J. Miller (Public Defender’s Office) (Appellant)

Criminal: Motion to suppress; first degree murder; use of deadly weapon to commit felony; possession of deadly weapon by prohibited person

Proceedings below: Following a jury trial, Appellant was convicted and sentenced to a combined term of life imprisonment plus 65 to 75 years.

Issues: The district court committed reversible error by denying Appellant’s motion to suppress cell phone data content acquired as a result of the execution of a general search warrant, unsupported by probable cause.