South Dakota Bill To Allow Cellphone Wiretapping Moves Forward
A legislative panel has approved one part of an anti-meth package that would allow South Dakota authorities to wiretap cellphones.
The House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Friday to send the bill to the chamber's floor.
State authorities and law enforcement agencies say the measure would give them another tool to keep up with criminals. It would change state law to allow authorities to tap cellphones, not just landlines.
A spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety says....