im parked in a casinos parking structure , coming back from casino to my car dont even get seat belt on a tap on my window , long story short registration is expired , but is paid i i did not have all my paperwork together , my insurance information is on a app on my phone as i go to pull up aaa phone dies, so cop ask if he can search the car ,i said NO and then what am i trying to hide,? so he says ill just impound your car and do a inventory search
tells my 2 other passengers to get out told them to walk and they did with backpacks and bags of clothes..so he does his search finds drug paraphnla in car ..ok so the way he went and did the impound so he can search and is a joke to me just to do what he wanted
I believe that an inventory search is supposed to be done after the car is impounded. You may have grounds for a suppression argument.
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