United States v. Fetter, No. 3:10 CR 411, 2011 WL 1060301 (N.D. Ohio Feb. 18, 2011)

Key Insight: Where video of defendant?s alleged destruction of evidence while in a holding cell was automatically recorded over pursuant to the department?s standard policy and was not preserved because none of the officers involved in the investigation realized the images from cameras in the cells were recorded (as opposed to merely ?stream[ed]? to allow observation), court found no bad faith and thus no violation of due process arising from destruction of ?potentially useful? evidence (as opposed to exculpatory evidence)

Nature of Case: Criminal (sex trafficking)

Electronic Data Involved: Video of defendant while in holding cell

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