United States v. Boynes

ELR Citation: ELR 21410
No(s). 97-7490 (3d Cir. Jul 9, 1998)

The court holds that evidence of an oil spill obtained by the U.S. Coast Guard in a warrantless search conducted in the British Virgin Islands of a ferry owned by a U.S. citizen is admissible. The court first holds that the Coast Guard had probable cause to search the ferry in the British Virgin Isl...