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Q: what constitutes the right to search a vehicle
John C. Schleiffarth
John C. Schleiffarth answered on Nov 12, 2014

There are very few ways for police to legally search a vehicle.

1. Probable cause

2. Warrant

3. Search Incident to arrest (Limited to inventory)

4. Consent

Specific details would be needed to discuss whether a specific search could be seen as illegal. Hiring...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: How long is statue of limitations on a theft charge ????
John C. Schleiffarth
John C. Schleiffarth answered on Nov 12, 2014

The short answer is one year for a misdemeanor and three years for a felony. There are more details needed to give you a more exact answer. If you believe you are being investigated for a crime, you should contact a criminal defense attorney right away. Theft charges are serious and can follow you... Read more »

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