Police seize iPhone, Suspect Charged for Remotely Wiping It via Steven Cook

Extract from Steven Cook’s article “Suspect in Remote Phone-wiping Case Denies Wrongdoing”

SCHENECTADY — A woman accused of wiping data from a phone taken as evidence in a crime denies even knowing how to do that, her attorney said Monday.

Juelle L. Grant, 24, of Willow Avenue, is accused being the driver of a vehicle involved in an Oct. 23 drive-by shooting on Van Vranken Avenue. No one was injured in the shooting.

Police caught up with her and seized her iPhone X, telling her it was considered evidence. Grant then “did remotely wipe” the device, according to court documents.

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