Pulled over for bad registration in someone else car found drugs in trunk no search warrant and no permission for search of the phone from my girlfriend is that aloud by law
If your girlfriend did not give the police permission to search the phone then any search may be subject to suppression. In addition the search of the trunk may also be problematic depending on the circumstances prior to that search
Cops don't need permission to search your car, but they do need probable cause. Depending on the circumstances of your stop the evidence may or may not be suppressed from your case. If a significant amount of drugs were found you need to get a criminal attorney ASAP.
This is a complicated issue. There are exceptions to requiring a search warrant in some cases, and there's no way to know whether one applies to your case. The charge you face is incredibly serious, so you need to coordinate all of your questions with an experienced defense attorney whether that person is someone you hired or a public defender assigned to you. This is a public forum and it's just not a smart idea to post facts about your case online. Be patient and talk to an attorney.
The information provided in this answer does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not considered to be legal advice.
Search and seizure law is complex and every situation relies on its independent facts. You mayhave a suppression issue to exclude any unlawfully seized contraband but it will depend on the circumstances. You need an attorney to fully assess a strategy. Many attorneys like myself offer free consultations.
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