Thompson v. Commonwealth, 2009 WL 1025166 (Ky. App. Ct. Apr. 17, 2009)
Key Insight: Appellate court upheld trial court?s admission of digital recordings into evidence where tapes were authenticated by officer?s testimony that that the device used for recording had been used more than 100 times and that that the recording was downloaded directly to a computer and then transferred to CDs specifically identified at trial, and where informant testified that the recordings ?fairly and accurately depicted the events of the [recorded transaction]?
Nature of Case: Criminal drug trafficking
Electronic Data Involved: Digital recordings of alleged drug sale to informant