A Pierce County judge Tuesday will rule on whether law enforcement officials had probable cause to search the South Hill-area home of Susan Cox Powell’s father-in-law last year. Steven Powell, 62, wants evidence seized during that search, including photos he allegedly took of young girls and his daughter-in-law, thrown out of court.
The subjects were naked or semi-nude in many of the photos and likely did not know they were being photographed, court records show.
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