I'm very pleased that Judge Bauman ruled against the defense's motion to suppress. I only hope the judge in Earl Bradley's case will do the same. Paying young teens to pick berries in the nude. What a guy.
Richard Miller, a Kenai man charged with 100 counts of felony possession of "extremely graphic
" child pornography, had his motion to suppress
evidence seized as the result of three search warrants denied
by Superior Court Judge Carl Bauman on Thursday. Bauman subsequently set Miller's trial date for the week of April 18, 2011.
"...[Defense Attorney] Ross sought to obtain the warrants in 2007 after he interviewed A.A., a female minor who said she had discovered pictures of naked underage males on Miller's computer at his Soldotna business
, Wheels 4 Less. She said these images included pictures of her underage brother, G.A., and that she believed Miller was exploiting these young males and wasn't a person her brother should be residing with.
At the time, G.A. was 15 and living with Miller, who was 64. G.A. did not pay rent, but was working for Miller. Miller also provided G.A. with a cell phone and paid the bills, gave G.A. gifts, and bought all of his groceries. A.A. also told Ross that her brother informed her of an incident in 2006 where Miller offered G.A. $30 to pick raspberries in the nude with another naked underage boy. A.A. said her brother had told her "it was happening again," which she interpreted to mean inappropriate touching and molesting
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