Q: If any personal items such as laptops or disc albums were to be strewn about due to trailer flip can cops impound it?
If a trailer were to flip and I were to go to retrieve my personal valuables and halted by officers could I use the law as my defense to procure my items?
A: You would want to ask that they allow you to get personal items. They can't impound unless they believe a crime was committed or if the crash resulted in a fatality or similar. If you aren't the owner of the trailer or driver, then there's the problem.
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