Contact Us

Texas Representative John Frullo Files Bill to Expedite Search Warrants for Potential Child Predators

Texas Legislature

A bill filed by a Lubbock-area legislator would expedite search warrants for information against those accused of being child predators.

District 84 State Representative John Frullo has filed House Bill 2268, which would allow Texas judges to issue search warrants for certain stored electronic communications beyond the state’s physical boundaries.

These items are often key pieces of evidence for prosecuting those involved in internet crimes against children.

“Under current law, Texas judges’ ability to order a search ends at the state line,” said Frullo. “In our technology-driven society, this limitation hampers law enforcement’s efforts to go after the evidence needed to prosecute those who commit these horrible crimes and exploit our children.”

A number of states already have similar laws on the books, and have reportedly found them to be helpful in decreasing bureaucratic red tape when going after internet predators.

By allowing a Texas judge to order the search, as opposed to relying on a judge in another state, evidence of inappropriate communication with a child can be gathered in a more expeditious manner.

Florida, California, and Minnesota have already enacted similar laws to the bill filed by Frullo.

More From KFYO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kfyo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!