Sep. 8, 2022 – People v. Rowland (6th Dist., H048799)

Based on “cybertips” submitted by an anonymous Microsoft employee to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, police obtained and executed a search warrant for child pornography in defendant’s residence. The Court of Appeal affirms the denial of defendant’s motion to quash the search warrant, rejecting defendant’s argument that the anonymous cybertips lacked sufficient indicia of reliability. The court also vacates the unpaid balance of two fees invalidated by AB 1869.