i was pulled over and when I asked what for? theofficer said for not having a front license plate which is amazing because he pulled me over from behind. he asked for my DL and asked if anything illegal in the car I said no, then he came with my license and said it was expired .then asked me to step out of the vehicle,and patted me down for weapons and escorted me to the squad car and put me in the back.I had a passenger and he also did the same with
her. put her in the back of the car with me.Then he just
started searching my car without permission. Amongst the search he said he found 2 id cards and a credit card. they also found collector coins that I had in a bag. when i was arraigned They said that one of those credit cards belong to someone and they had unauthorized charges on there card.
You've posted many facts as you perceived them, but he bottom line is that you need a good criminal defense attorney. They can examine the case to see if there is a valid motion to suppress the evidence of the car stop or search were improper as well as defesning you on the underlying charges.
You should always have an attorney. If you truly cannot afford one (and you'll never know if you can or not unless you meet to discuss your case, fees and payment options), you can request that a public defender be appointed. You need a good criminal defense attorney. I'd strongly suggest you find someone who focuses on criminal law and who routinely practices in the court where this case will be heard.
The above answer is for general information only and is based on the information you posted. Every case is fact dependent, so to get a thorough analysis of your situation, you will need to consult face to face with an attorney licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where the incident took place. Do not conclusively rely on any information posted online when deciding what to do about your case.
I agree with my colleague, you need to speak to a criminal defense attorney. There are various legal motions and strategic options to be considered.
This isn't the first time that this has been posted by you. So really there is nothing here to go on. I bet that there is a police report which will have more detail. Reviewing that detail with an attorney will provide you with the answers that you are looking for. Many reputable attorneys offer a free consultation. So contact a few to discuss further. Best wishes.
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