IS THERE CASE PRECEDENT CHALLENGING THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE BY AN UNICENSED PRIVATE DETECTIVE?
The ramifications could be huge, as the appointee has been assigned murder cases by judges. Does no one vet appointments? Governor Deal has since placed his appoinment, J. Newton Bates, to the regualtory Board of Private Detectvies. Mr. Bates has been in business for 24 years in Norcross, Georgia. Mr. Bates states he has been to busy to get a license. What happens to the murder cases he was assigned to? Could be an enormous 'OOPS'.