“When I was arrested by the Feds on Drug Conspiracy charges, they told me I was facing mandatory life in federal prison without the possibility of parole. I knew that I was innocent, but I was scared . . . so I knew that I would have to find a lawyer who was not afraid of the Feds and would take my case to trial. I chose Greg Robey because he is a fighter. After over 2 weeks in a federal jury trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. My family and I am forever grateful to Mr. Robey.” -L.B., Mansfield, Ohio
GPS technology can help you find your way home, but can police use it to track your car without a warrant? That’s the question the U.S. Supreme Court addressed earlier this year in United States v. Jones.
In a rare 9-0 decision, the justices held that the police cannot put a GPS device on a suspect’s car without a warrant. The court decided that the defendant’s drug trafficking conviction must be reversed because some of the evidence used to convict him was obtained through a GPS tracking device that police attached to his car without a warrant.
While the decision was 9-0, the court was split on how it reached that decision:
If you have been arrested, an Ohio criminal defense attorney can help determine whether the prosecution is relying on improperly obtained evidenc.