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Casey Anthony detectives overlooked Google search
Yahoo! News ^ | 11/25/2012 | AP writer

Posted on 11/25/2012 11:46:05 AM PST by Former Fetus

The Florida sheriff's office that investigated Caylee Anthony's death confirmed Sunday that it overlooked a computer search for suffocation methods made from the little girl's home on the day she was last seen alive.

Orange County sheriff's Capt. Angelo Nieves said the office's computer investigator missed a June 16, 2008, Google search for "fool-proof" suffocation methods. The agency's admission was first reported by Orlando television station WKMG. It's not known who performed the search. The station reported it was done on a browser primarily used by the 2-year-old's mother, Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of the girl's murder in 2011.

Anthony's attorneys argued during trial that Casey Anthony helped her father, George Anthony, cover up the girl's drowning in the family pool.

WKMG said sheriff's investigators pulled 17 vague entries only from the computer's Internet Explorer browser, not the Mozilla Firefox browser commonly used by Casey Anthony. More than 1,200 Firefox entries, including the suffocation search, were overlooked.

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The incompetence! I have a question about double jeopardy: what happens when new,damning evidence appears after a person has been acquitted?
1 posted on 11/25/2012 11:46:16 AM PST by Former Fetus
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To: Former Fetus

nothing.


2 posted on 11/25/2012 11:47:14 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: Former Fetus

I have a question about double jeopardy: what happens when new,damning evidence appears after a person has been acquitted?

Casey could get on TV right this moment and say, “Yep I killed the brat....what are you gonna say?” And nothing can be done!


3 posted on 11/25/2012 11:48:03 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Former Fetus
I have a question about double jeopardy: what happens when new,damning evidence appears after a person has been acquitted?

The only thing they can do is try him on a lesser charge.

4 posted on 11/25/2012 11:52:22 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Fight on!!)
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To: Former Fetus

I suspect most investigations are not quite up to the standard of Sherlock Holmes.

I will say I once was really impressed with a local Sheriff’s deputy. My late parents home was vacant until we sold it. During that time someone slipped in and stole an old wall clock.

The deputy found where they had made a slight mark trying to get into a locked window then did get into another one without breaking anything. I had looked the place over and would never have noticed. He took fingerprints but they never did solve it.

He also found tire tracks behind the house which I had also not seen. The back yard was grass and he literally had to point them out to me.

I bet he was an exception to the rule tho.


5 posted on 11/25/2012 11:54:28 AM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: Former Fetus

Stinks to high heaven (and it always has). Best guess is that she was messing with someone in this mess. She WAS/is a tramp...geez...


6 posted on 11/25/2012 11:54:44 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Former Fetus

I suppose a federal case could be made against her for depriving the little girl of her civil right to life.

Heck they retried those cops in California years ago after they were aquitted by using that method.


7 posted on 11/25/2012 11:57:05 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Double jeopardy only seems to be ignored in some cases, like you point out. The feds can say it is for a different crime (Rodney King beating), but it was not.


8 posted on 11/25/2012 12:00:12 PM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus scandal - "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: Former Fetus

Is she guilty of the Cold Blooded Murder of her own child?

Sure sounds like it.

Not much anyone can do about it now, but she will be judged, and I would bet her life will be anything but happy.


9 posted on 11/25/2012 12:00:49 PM PST by Venturer
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Yeah, but on a different charge - a federal charge.


10 posted on 11/25/2012 12:01:15 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Former Fetus
The problem with that case was that the elements of murder couldd not be proved because it could not be proved how she was murdered...or even if she was murdered.

Yes, circumstaces pointed to that conclusion but that is not how the law works.

I watched a show last night on TLC where a NY man was convicted for rape soley on the “victims” testimony. Her rape kit was negative yet the girl gave such compelling testimony that the jury convicted even though there was no evidence to support she was raped.

The prosecution never admitted their error and stood by the conviction even though they were proved to be wrong.

He spent two years in Sing Sing before the girl recanted her story. She was subsequently sentenced to 1-3 years.

Our justice system is not perfect, but it is the best in the world.

11 posted on 11/25/2012 12:01:25 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: PghBaldy; TexasFreeper2009
Double jeopardy only seems to be ignored in some cases, like you point out. The feds can say it is for a different crime (Rodney King beating), but it was not.

I agree, just because you're acquitted in one jurisdiction, trying you in another is still double jeopardy and unconstitutional. (State vs Fed)

12 posted on 11/25/2012 12:04:10 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: vladimir998
Yeah, but on a different charge - a federal charge.

Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't this notion that you could charge federally after a state acquittal arise from the Rodney King case?

Ayn Rand's quote comes to mind...

"The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

13 posted on 11/25/2012 12:13:20 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Former Fetus

If true, that law enforcement agency/DA’s office is a JOKE!!!! They need to hire FULL TIME ‘computer people’ that can dig into such things, and not just have some ‘tech savvy’ cop that took a week or two long class and handles it all for them when such issues arise....


14 posted on 11/25/2012 12:22:45 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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15 posted on 11/25/2012 12:24:56 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

The first time I recall those type of charges, (which I think are clearly double jeopardy) was during the civil rights era of the 50s and 60s.


16 posted on 11/25/2012 12:25:12 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: Former Fetus

As to your question (was a Prosecutor for 25 years), double jeopardy absolutely precludes any further prosecution for the same, or lesser included, crime regardless of what evidence is uncovered. She could confess and they couldn’t prosecute her.


17 posted on 11/25/2012 12:28:32 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: vladimir998
Yeah, but on a different charge - a federal charge.

A Federal charge based on what ?

Federal civil rights violation ? Does not apply here ...

18 posted on 11/25/2012 12:32:07 PM PST by Popman
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To: Former Fetus

Amazing...we listened to endless tesimony of residue in Anthony’s car truck, and whether he mother could be on computer from home etc...but something obvious like a google search they missed?
I knew this woman killed her child and the smoking gun was overlooked...amazing!
Freegards
LEX


19 posted on 11/25/2012 12:32:07 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Popman

I didn’t say it did apply here.


20 posted on 11/25/2012 12:42:52 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Las Vegas Ron

No, it goes as far back as the 19th century. The guy who killed Wild Bill Hickock (can’t remember the name) was acquitted then the feds tried him in Federal Indian Territorial court and convicted him. The uses in the early 20th century during prohibition forward are too numerous to list.


21 posted on 11/25/2012 12:49:19 PM PST by Melas (u)
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To: Melas

Interesting info, thanks!


22 posted on 11/25/2012 12:51:34 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I do wish though they had found the body earlier. Perhaps if it weren’t in water for months, evidence good enough for the idiot jury would have been present.


23 posted on 11/25/2012 1:00:28 PM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus scandal - "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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To: Former Fetus

Shades of Karla Homolka - who is also as free as a bird.


24 posted on 11/25/2012 1:01:46 PM PST by wideawake
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To: wideawake

She googled fool proof methods of getting away with murder and it displayed Jose Bayez’ Law Firm.


25 posted on 11/25/2012 1:11:11 PM PST by polkajello
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To: Former Fetus

Who the hell did they think did it? I can’t believe they wouldn’t have been suspicious when she didn’t even report her child missing for 30 or over days. BIG RED FLAG


26 posted on 11/25/2012 1:14:09 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: PghBaldy
I agree completely, no doubt she had culpability in Casey's death but proving what level it was was the problem.

As to this articles premise, I do remember the State submitting that she did searches for chloroform (don't know if it was on Google) and I don't recall if it was submitted as evidence though.

27 posted on 11/25/2012 1:20:41 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: PghBaldy
Should read: submitted in court as evidence.
28 posted on 11/25/2012 1:22:31 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Fiji Hill

I think they could file in federal court


29 posted on 11/25/2012 1:29:21 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Former Fetus

Unreal,even I know that.


30 posted on 11/25/2012 1:32:34 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Former Fetus
I heard that those same detectives were child molesters.

Let's see them prove that they aren't.

31 posted on 11/25/2012 1:47:19 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Labor unions are the Communist Party of the USA.)
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To: Former Fetus
Although she was charged and found guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer, she could reasonably be charged with perjury if it does not arise from the same fact set that produced those four successful charges. Since her defense was based on an alleged accidental drowning, the circumstances for perjury exist.

However, since Ashton won the DA's job (and was congratulated at his victory party by no less than George Anthony), and wrote a book about the case (and would probably have to recuse from any new investigation), don't expect this to go anywhere.

32 posted on 11/25/2012 3:24:32 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: Former Fetus

Get used to third world incompetence. It is us now.


33 posted on 11/25/2012 4:37:45 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: RIghtwardHo

I believe there could be a civil suit...say by the grandparents...but the tramp doesn’t have anything and never will.


34 posted on 11/25/2012 5:30:22 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I think it was submitted in court, but don’t take that to the bank.


35 posted on 11/27/2012 2:20:56 AM PST by PghBaldy (Pete Hoekstra RE: Petraeus scandal - "There's more here than meets the eye.")
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