The search warrant could not be located, Mike Tobin, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach, said when the Register made an initial request for it last week. When a reporter pressed for the document's release it was sealed.
Our community deserves more than a terse dismissal from your office declaring that your own bureaucracy is unable to keep track of a court document giving you permission to raid a local business. Please explain why the very warrant required in the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights cannot be tracked, and disclosed?
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Perkins football coach Jason Ziegler and players look back on the wild game and its wild finish. Get a copy of the Register today at a newsstand near you for that story and the rest of this editorial.