Dupo, IL asked in Criminal Law for Illinois

Q: Say you give the police access to your phone to help solve your case, can the police charge you with anything they read?

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Dominick R Dolci
Dominick R Dolci
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oakbrook Terrace, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Police would be required to get a search warrant to look through your phone. However, if you voluntarily allow them to look through your phone and they were to find incriminating evidence, they would be able to charge you for that.

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