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Search Warrrant for Lyles Building Material, requested by J. D. Church (GCSD)


 

NORTH CAROLINA

GUILFORD COUNTY

 

IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE

DISTRICT COURT DIVISION

SEARCH WARRANT

 

IN THE MATTER OF:Lyles Building Materials & Surplus, 1700 West Lee St. Greensboro N.C.

 

NAME OF APPLICANT: Detective/Corporal J.D. Church

 

RETURN OF SERVICE

 

I CERTIFY THAT THIS SEARCH WARRANT WAS RECEIVED AND EXECUTED AS FOLLOWS:

DATE RECEIVED: 02 APRIL 97    TIME RECEIVED: 0050 [X] AM [ ] PM

DATE EXECUTED: 02 APRIL 97 -- 0107 HRS.

DATE OF RETURN: 02 APRIL 97   TIME OF RETURN: 1220 [X] AM [ ] PM

 

[X] I MADE A SEARCH OF: A office Building on the Grounds of Lyles Building material

[X] I SEIZED THE ITEMS LISTED ON THE ATTACHED INVENTORY.

[ ] I DID NOT SEIZE ANY ITEMS.
[ ] THIS WARRANT WAS NOT EXECUTED WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE DATE OF ISSUANCE AND I HEREBY RETURN IT NOT EXECUTED.

 

OFFICER MAKING RETURN: /Det. J.D. Church/

AGENCY OF OFFICER:  Guilford County Sheriff's Dept.

 

THIS SEARCH WARRANT WAS RETURNED TO ME ON THE DATE AND TIME SHOWN BELOW:
DATE RETURNED: ______________  TIME OF RETURN: ________ [ ] AM [ ] PM

 

MAGISTRATE/(DISTRICT/SUPERIOR) COURT JUDGE


TO ANY OFFICER WITH AUTHORITY AN JURISDICTION TO CONDUCT THE SEARCH AUTHORIZED BY THIS SEARCH WARRANT:
 

I, THE UNDERSIGNED, FIND THAT THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THE PROPERTY AND PERSON DESCRIBED IN THE APPLICATION AND RELATED TO THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME IS LOCATED AS DESCRIBED IN THE APPLICATION.


YOU ARE COMMANDED TO SEARCH THE PREMISES, VEHICLE, PERSON AND OTHER PLACE OR ITEM DESCRIBED IN THE APPLICATION FOR TEE PROPERTY AND PERSON IN QUESTION. IF THE PROPERTY AND/OR PERSON ARE FOUND, MAKE THE SEIZURE AND KEEP THE PROPERTY SUBJECT TO COURT ORDER AND PROCESS THE PERSON ACCORDING TO LAW.


YOU ARE DIRECTED TO EXECUTE THIS SEARCH WARRANT WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS FROM THE TIME INDICATED ON THIS WARRANT AND MAKE DUE RETURN TO THE CLERK OF THE ISSUING COURT.


THIS SEARCH WARRANT IS ISSUED UPON INFORMATION FURNISHED UNDER OATH BY THE PERSON OR PERSONS SHOWN.
 

DATE ISSUED:  4/2/97   TIME: 12:45  [X] AM  [ ] PM

 

/signature/                                                                /Det. J. D. Church/                             
MAGISTRATE/(DISTRICT/SUPERIOR) COURT JUDGE            APPLICANT

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APPLICATION FOR SEARCH WARRANT


I, J.D. Church, Detective/Corporal, Criminal Investigation Division, Guilford County Sheriff's Department, being duly sworn, request that the court issue a warrant to search the person, place, vehicle, and other items described in this application and to find and seize the property described in this application. There is probable cause to believe that items of evidence relating to a homicide which occurred on October, 09, 1995, such items are including, but not limited to: a confirmation letter from Life of Georgia Insurance Co., such letter being in reference to Patricia Gail Kimble, the victim of the homicide which occurred on October, 09, 1995. Books and manuals of instruction relating to making explosive devices, firearm silencers, defeating machines, chemical tests and interviews.


constitutes evidence of a crime and the identity of a person participating in a crime, Violation of the North Carolina General Statues, G.S. 14-17
 

And is located:


[X] In the following premises:Lyles Building Material & Surplus, 1700 West Lee St., Greensboro N.C.
 

[ ] On the following person(s):
 

[ ] In the following vehicle(s):


[X] (Describe other places or items to be searched):all other structures located on the premises of 1700 West Lee St., Greensboro N.0 including, but not limited to: office buildings, storage buildings, barns, sheds, garages, warehouses, storage trailers, storage containment systems, any above or below ground storage areas or facilities.


THE APPLICANT SWEARS TO THE FOLLOWING FACTS TO ESTABLISH PROBABLE CAUSE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SEARCH WARRANT:
This applicant has been a sworn law enforcement officer for the past fourteen years and have been with the Guilford County Sheriff's Department. This applicant has been an investigator in the Criminal Investigation Division since 1989. This applicant has received training in investigations involving larcenies, thefts, transfer and distribution and possession of stolen property burglary investigations and homicide investigations, death investigations and
SWORN AND SUBSCRIBED TO BEFORE ME:

 

DATE:  4/2/97

 

/signature/                                                                /Det. J. D. Church/                             
MAGISTRATE/(DISTRICT/SUPERIOR) COURT JUDGE            APPLICANT

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has executed numerous search warrants for criminal violations. This applicant has made numerous investigations leading to arrests and convictions in the Guilford County Court System.


This applicant has been involved in a homicide investigation which occurred on October 09, 1995 in Guilford County in which the victim was Patricia Gail Kimble.


On April, 01,1997, members of the Guilford County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the premises of Lyles Building Materials & Surplus-located at 1700 West Lee St., Greensboro N.C. for items of stolen property. This business being owned and operated by Theodore Mead Kimble, who was the husband of the homicide victim, Patricia Gail Kimble.


During the execution of the search warrant at the above location on 04-01-97, numerous items were discovered which included a letter of confirmation on a life insurance policy from Life of Georgia Insurance Co. in reference to Patricia Gail Kimble. Also found during the search was various instructional books and video tapes relating to beating machines, chemical tests, and also related instruction on interviews, smuggling, explosives and detonators, making silencers for firearms.


This applicant has been involved in investigations and search warrants in which items of evidence such as financial records and documents, insurance records and documents, employment records and documents, papers, records, ledgers and documents tracing financial assets, incomes and expenditures, income tax records, items showing ownership of real and personal property
were found. This applicant has also found it common that persons involved in various types of criminal activities to often possess various types written, audio, and video instructional material relating to various crimes committed by these persons and that the materials are used to educate and aid these persons in committing the related crimes.


Based upon the foregoing information, this applicant believes there is probable cause to believe that the premises located at 1700 West Lee St., Greensboro N.C. contains items of evidence related to the Homicide investigation of Patricia Gail Kimble, which occurred in Guilford County on October ,09,1995.

 

SWORN AND SUBSCRIBED TO BEFORE ME:

 

DATE:  4/2/97

 

/signature/                                                                /Det. J. D. Church/                             
MAGISTRATE/(DISTRICT/SUPERIOR) COURT JUDGE            APPLICANT

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PDF Includes Inventory of Seized Property

 

 

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