Alec Baldwin Surrenders Phone for Shooting Probe: Official

SANTA FE, N.M AP— Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone to authorities as a part of the investigation right into a deadly capturing on a New Mexico movie set final fall, a regulation enforcement official mentioned.

Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace spokesman Juan Rios mentioned Baldwin’s cellphone was turned over Friday to regulation enforcement officers in Suffolk County, New York, who will collect the knowledge from the cellphone and supply it to Santa Fe County investigators, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported.

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Sheriff’s workplace investigators in December obtained a search warrant for the cellphone’s contents of their investigation into the Oct. 11 capturing on the “Rust” movie set at Bonanza Creek Ranch close to Santa Fe.

Baldwin was an actor and co-producer, and the search warrant for his cellphone sought textual content messages, pictures, movies, calls or another data associated to the film.

Authorities have mentioned Baldwin’s prop revolver discharged a reside spherical throughout a rehearsal, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza.

Baldwin’s lawyer, Aaron Dyer, mentioned his consumer had been cooperating with authorities all through the course of the investigation, and the delay in offering data from the cellphone was no indication in any other case.

“Alec voluntarily offered his cellphone to the authorities this morning to allow them to end their investigation,” Dyer mentioned Friday in a press release. “However this matter isn’t about his cellphone, and there are not any solutions on his cellphone.”

Baldwin, who has denied any wrongdoing within the capturing, and mentioned in an Instagram message on Jan. 8 that New Mexico wanted to undergo New York regulation enforcement and that the method of specifying precisely what is required took time.

“They’ll’t simply undergo your cellphone and take your images, or your love letters to your spouse, or what have you ever,” he mentioned.

Baldwin has mentioned he didn’t know the gun he was holding contained a reside spherical when it went off. Investigators are looking for the supply of the reside spherical.

No expenses have been filed within the capturing.


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