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United States v. Boynes

ELR Citation: ELR 21410
Nos. 97-7490, 149 F.3d 209/(3d Cir., 07/09/1998)

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 Islands....

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