Legal Question in Criminal Law in Washington

i was pulled over for picking up two passengers that were involved in a controlled buy of heroin one was the confidetial informant the other a heroin dealer was that probable cause to pull me over andsearch my vehicle

Asked on 7/09/10, 8:26 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Edward Hoffman Law Offices of Edward A. Hoffman

The stop was justified if the police knew about the buy, which it sounds like they did. A car can be pulled over if there is probable cause to detain one of its passengers, even if there is no probable cause as to the driver.

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Answered on 7/11/10, 9:29 pm

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