Attorneys for Saraland youngster report movement to suppress proof in federal infant intercourse charge
SARALAND, Ala. (WPMI) — 19-12 months-antique Sean Howell, the former supervisor for the Skateland Skate Center in Saraland, has been indicted in Mobile Federal Court on baby intercourse prices.
Attorneys for Sean Michael Howard have filed a motion to suppress proof seized from the youngster’s mobile telephone. In Papers filed Wednesday in federal court, legal professionals argue that Howell was “intimidated, coerced, pressured, and was beneath the hazard of violence to relinquish the password to the telephone for regulation enforcement to go looking the telephone.”
Howell, via the filings, claims he did no longer deliver verbal consent to search the cellphone during an interrogation on the Saraland Police Department that was now not recorded.
Howell is charged in federal court with 7 counts of producing toddler pornography and 3 counts of enticement of a toddler.
The movement to suppress also claims that investigators never acquired a warrant to search the phone.
US District Court Judge Callie Granade gave prosecutors until February 28, 2019, to file a reaction earlier than a March 1st suppression hearing.
Howell, who’s 19, faces up to lifestyles in jail on the enticement of toddler expenses if convicted.
Saraland PD arrested Howell on 10 State intercourse prices on December sixteen, 2018.
The costs include sodomy first (2 counts), engaging a toddler (2 counts), intercourse abuse (2 counts), generating pornography with the minor, transmitting obscene material to minor, ownership of child pornography and facilitating the travel of a minor for the unlawful sex act.