Deputies Raided Home, Thompson Suspect Says

From Associated Press

A man authorities suspect in the slayings of racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife accused sheriff's deputies Friday of raiding his home and taking documents protected by attorney-client privilege.

Michael Goodwin said Orange County sheriff's deputies took the documents when they searched his Dana Point home Thursday in connection with the arrest of his brother on drug charges. He said deputies spent 90 minutes in his home, photographing some documents and taking others.

Deputies arrested Goodwin's brother, Marc, after finding drugs in his vehicle during a traffic stop, sheriff's spokesman Jim Amormino said. Marc Goodwin was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession for sale and being under the influence.

Amormino said the investigators confined their search to evidence regarding Goodwin's brother.

Goodwin, 56, has been the target of a grand jury investigation in the 1988 shootings of Thompson and his wife, Trudy. Goodwin has repeatedly denied any involvement.

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