An investigation by the Douglas County sheriff’s Crimes Against Children unit involving Denver Nuggets reserve center Chris ”Birdman” Andersen could take weeks.
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Sheriff’s spokesman Ron Hanavan on Friday declined to release details about what items were seized at Andersen’s Larkspur, Colo., home a day before as part of the investigation. Authorities say Andersen has been under investigation since February following a tip from an unidentified California law enforcement agency.
Items generally collected during such investigations include computers, hard drives and thumb drives. They’re sent to the multi-agency Rocky Mountain Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory in suburban Denver.
The lab has a backlog of computers awaiting analysis by investigators who retrieve information, find out where additional information may be stored on other servers, as well as determine who used the computer.