Can I get my case closed if they had probable cause to search my car but not my purse. It was closed and they didn't find nothing in the car. and they dug through my bag without a warrant or my consent and I was not under the influence. Can I get this case dropped bc they search my personal belongings without probibal case or a warrant or my consent
If you have a lawyer you should discuss the facts with them so they can evaluate if the police had p.c. to search your purse. If your lawyer believes the police lacked p.c. they should file a suppression motion. A judge will decide the motion(s). If you fail on the suppression issue it is preserved for appeal and you can go to trial.
If you don't have a lawyer hire one or apply for a P.D.
It would depend upon why the officer thought he had cause to search the purse. Your lawyer can go over the police reports and video (if there is one) to see if a Motion to Suppress needs to be filed.
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