Police search my home for property they said I stole, but when they didnt find anything they decided to take my iPhone that wasnt on the search warrant. Now its been 3 months and I still have yet to get the phone back even after I call multiple times, sometimes they wouldnt even return my messages. I'm just trying to find a legal way to get my phone back
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Contact a criminal defense attorney in your area to contact the seizing officer and request the return of your property. The police may can hold your phone for a reasonable period of time as "evidence" of a crime but if you are not charged, it should be returned to you.
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Unfortunately, you may have to get a court order to have this happen. Contact a local criminal defense lawyer. They may be able to get something to happen.
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