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 Michael E Hendrickson

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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