The Louisiana State Police plans to review its findings in the eavesdropping case against the New Orleans Saints by the end of the week to determine if there is enough evidence to continue the process, police superintendent Mike Edmonson said Tuesday. The joint investigation with the FBI is ongoing and interviews are still taking place, according to Edmonson.
The state may choose to continue the investigation, turn the case over to the district attorney or end it if there isn't enough evidence.
"These are still allegations at this point," Edmonson said.
The state assigned an investigator to work with the FBI on the accusations that Saints general manager Mickey Loomis had a listening device re-wired in his Superdome suite during the 2002 to 2004 seasons to allow him to listen to opposing coaches on game days. Loomis has vehemently and repeatedly denied the allegations, which were reported by ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
The federal and state investigation is to determine if Loomis violated wiretapping laws.
Edmonson said he is unaware if any Saints officials, including Loomis, had been interviewed.
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