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Challenging Vehicle Inventory Searches

The drug defense attorneys at GRL Law are known for aggressively challenging searches by police, particularly those arising from vehicle inventories.  Those searches occur after police impound a car following a traffic stop.  Before towing, police will inventory the contents to protect primarily against claims of lost or stolen property.  Police often locate drugs and paraphernalia during the course of the inventory and bring additional charges against the occupants. It should come as no surprise that police often abuse their authority to initiate inventory searches as a means to poke around the car without a warrant when they have no […]

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