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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Miller
State v. Michael Thaddeus Goetz
Citation:191 P.3d 489 (Mont. 2008)
Detectives with the Missouri River Drug Task Force put a body wire receiving device on a confidential informant who had arranged to buy methamphetamine from Goetz (defendant). The detectives did not obtain a warrant authorizing the use of the wire. Trusler went to Goetz’s home and purchased methamphetamine. The conversation during the sale was monitored and recorded without Goetz’s knowledge or consent. Goetz was subsequently charged with felony criminal distribution of dangerous drugs.
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