Iowa Appeals Panel Finds No Error In Admission Of Officer’s Testimony On Phone Records

(October 28, 2016, 10:54 AM EDT) -- DES MOINES, Iowa — A trial judge did not err in allowing an officer to testify as an expert on cellphone records to establish a man’s involvement in a burglary of a poker game, an Iowa appeals panel ruled Oct. 26, because the officer had sufficient knowledge and experience (State of Iowa v. Joseph William Rendon, No. 15-1832, Iowa App.; 2016 Iowa App. LEXIS 1114).

(Opinion available.  Document #30-161111-023Z.)

The Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed convictions against Joseph Rendon for first-degree burglary and nine counts of...
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