While I still await that longed for day when evidence is shown that the phone found at the scene belonged to Trayvon Martin other question can be answered. Looking back at the original report from the SPD officer who first investigated the phone, Officer Santiago, I discovered he had misspelled the name of the company of the maker of the device used to access cell phones. Santiago spelled it “celabrite” but the actual spelling is Cellebrite.
Looking into Cellebrite further I can see no reason why investigators could not then or now easily access the phone.
First, Cellebrite claims their devices can bypass any type of lock;
So that takes care of that issue.
Second, the phone found at the scene is identified as model #U8150 which is a Huawei IDEOS phone.
In Cellebrite’s Supported Devices Excel download we find a listing for that particular device;
Cellebrite added access for that phone in 2010 so there’s no issue there and as such I can not understand why the SPD, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office or FDLE have not been able to fully access the phone. Any subpoena’s then are unnecessary to fully access the phone.
Accessing the phone should be somewhat similar to the video below;