If a towing company tow's a vehicle and after the vehicles release it is found that interior personal belongings are missing, should the towing company have documented what personal belongings were inside the vehicle when they received the vehicle and then as they were releasing the vehicle. All doors were unlocked when they made the tow. Thank you.
This does not appear to be a criminal defense question. I'm sorry to hear your car was towed.
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney--Former Prosecutor--20 years experience.
There is not a specific category on this forum for your question so I changed it to General Practice. You may get more responses. The question involves the responsibility of a bailee of an auto seized by law enforcement. You may locate a 'bailment' or personal property lawyer either through the Find a Lawyer function at the top of this screen or through the Knoxville Bar Association at 522-6522. Some lawyers may give a free consultation.
These comments do not constitute legal advice. They are general comments on the circumstances presented, and may not be applicable to your situation. For legal advice on which you may rely consult your own lawyer.
Tow companies are not required to inventory the contents of a vehicle. Everyone who has a car towed can claim there is $20,000 cash missing from the glove compartment, but there's not going to be any evidence either way.
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