Riverside, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: What exactly is a walk-thru warrant?

I would like to know all about officer requested walk-thru warrants. What are some possible reasons for why this type of warrant might be issued?

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Ryan James Tegnelia
Ryan James Tegnelia
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I am not familiar with that term. Whenever an officer seeks a search warrant, they must describe, with specificity, the areas they wish to search and what it is they are looking for. If the warrant is signed off on by a judge, they are allowed to look anywhere in the premises that could reasonably contain the object of the search.

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