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Hearings over phone search warrant to resume

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago April 04, 2013 Apr 4, 2013 Thursday, April 04 2013 April 04, 2013 10:01 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Hearings over a search warrant connected to fired Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White are scheduled to resume this afternoon.

On Wednesday White's attorney Jill Craft said she'd subpoenaed Detective Cleveland Thomas, who had issued a search warrant to search the cellphone of Kim McCants, a Zachary woman investigators said regularly contacted White on his city-parish cellphone.

Investigators searched McCants' home and took her phone as part of a criminal investigation to find White's city-parish phone.

Craft accused the detective of "warrant shopping" with different judges after his first attempts to get a warrant failed and asked Judge Chip Moore to quash his warrant.

The hearing is scheduled to resume at 2 p.m.. News 2's Michael Shingleton will have details from the proceeding tonight.

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