My grandmother has been getting frequent visits by the police to search her home based on an arrest warrant that is out for my uncle due to a missed court date and he has not been to my grandmothers house in a long time, but her address was his LKA. They came to her work and pulled her out and questioned her about my uncles whereabouts and she said she did not know and that she hasn't heard from him. They asked her why no one answers the door when they come and asked if they could pull her from work and follow her home so they could search her house. This was after they threatened to take her home if she was in contact with him. She complied and let them follow her and let them walk around the house and look for him. Of course, they did not find him because he's not there. They told her they would come everyday to search her home for him. She continuously tells them that he is not there. They then came a day later to search again. If she tells them next time that they cannot come in without a warrant, then they get one, how many times can they get a warrant for the same thing and turn up nothing? When is it harassment? Will they make it worse if she stops cooperating?
Your grandmother is well within in her rights to tell them that they will need a warrant to search her home. Also, she has no obligation to speak with them, especially when they start accusing her of wrongdoing. At that point she should tell them she wishes to remain silent and would like an attorney present for any further questioning. If they continue to harass her after that she should contact and attorney.
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