ND: N. D. Supreme Court destroys some electronics, returns others to family


By Andrea Johnson . . . The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled [Feb. 22] that the state can destroy convicted sex offender______’s laptop and portable hard drive, but must return his X-Box and PlayStation to his family.

______, 38, of Minot, is serving 10 years in prison for child porn possession.

He had appealed North Central District Court Judge Doug Mattson’s decision ordering his electronics be destroyed. He argued that the old Xbox and PlayStation 2 were not used in his crimes and are not forfeitable property. The Supreme Court agreed and noted that _____will be allowed to use the internet during his probation with permission from his probation officer.

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So funny thing on this is… my case… I had 311 on my hard drive (CP)…. well all along all proceedings NO WHERE EVER did the DA ask to have my computer destroyed etc… I did my plea bargain etc…. did 22 mos in jail and the rest in prison (7)…. My case had 286,288,311 and 136.1 got 4 yrs with halftime…

So I get out(I did my 22 mos in jail and got the deal so had 7 mos left to do.. as a fyi)… anyways I get out and went back to my public pretender and he started the motions on all my hardware…. I had like 57 hard drives, a few laptops, a few desktops etc… flash drivers cameras etc etc….

anyways the DA throws in she wants the equipment kept/destroyed (technically sold and put into the largest gangs pocket aka police) judge said NO she should have asked for property that was used in the commission of a crime long ago while the case was going on..

then she (jackass DA) tried to KEEP it out of my house by telling the judge its a parole condition of mine no computer etc…. and tried to KEEP it from being GIVEN to me so my public pretender jumps in and says we will RELEASE IT TO my family member… then she jumps in says… THEY LIVE TOGETHER… my atty jumps in says it wont be stored at my residence…. well I won in the end, property was released and we just kept it all in family members room (LOL)

side note…supposedly all hard drives were erased (the 311 ones and even non 311’s)…. well the 311’s were so old (IDE) I didnt even look to see just tossed em out (all IDE Drives)… and since the THUGS at the police dept said EVERYTHING was erased… I SUED THE POLICE DEPARTMENT… and long story short they settled up over 3K !

and of course this was all years ago im 100% (well as much as can be cause of teh registry) FREE no parole etc !
All I can say is WAY TO GO.. STICK IT TO THE MAN (or in this case the DA and the POPO) ahha !