Defendants' drug convictions and sentences are affirmed where: 1) the government's application to wiretap defendants' calls satisfied the necessity requirement; 2) the district court did not err in finding that the government had not intercepted telephone calls on a line for which there was no court order; 3) the government was not required to seal call data content and it timely sealed the wiretap recordings; and 4) the government did not violate the statutory wiretap monitoring requirements of 18 U.S.C. section 2518(5).
Argued and Submitted October 24, 2008
Filed August 4, 2009
Opinion by Judge Smith
Robinson D. Harley, Jr., Santa Ana, California
Shannon P. Ryan, Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA