Fargo, ND asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota

Q: We got pulled over and they found a half of a pill under my butt and they are charging both of us and its not my car

Can they charge me if it's not my car and I didn't know it was there is that right?

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Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman

A: Yes, that is enough evidence to establish probable cause of a crime being committed. Whether it will be sufficient to prove the specific crime beyond a reasonable doubt is a separate question. I would recommend not making any statements to anyone but your lawyer. If you cannot afford one, you will be given one as it is required under the Constitution.

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