Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

When a police check your car and find evident without a warrant is that an illegal search?

Asked on 9/08/13, 7:38 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

No, not if consent for the search was authorized by one who was

properly empowered to do so or if otherwise there already was valid probable

cause for such a warrantless search.

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Answered on 9/09/13, 3:21 pm

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