Legal Question in Criminal Law in Florida

Can a Florida police officer search your vehicle if you are wearing a seatbelt but underneath you arm instead of having it over you.

Asked on 9/15/13, 12:04 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Craig Epifanio Craig Epifanio, P.A.

They can't search your vehicle for the seat belt violation. They can search if they had probable cause of a crime (odor of marijuana for example) or if you gave them permission.

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Answered on 9/15/13, 12:32 pm

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