Assume that someone has discovered sound surveillance devices installed in his home. Assume that said individual has reason to believe that those devices were placed by a Federal agency. It is not known if that agency had a court order authorizing the placement.
Given the above facts:
1. Is it a violation to remove or disable said devices?
2. If the devices are removed, then what is the homeowner obligated to do with them? After all, they're U.S. government property, and it might be unlawful if they were disposed of or destroyed.