Asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Can the police search someone’s vehicle without a warrant in Texas?

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4 Lawyer Answers

Kiele Linroth Pace

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Was the driver was arrested? She he or she consent to the search?

Grant St Julian III

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Possibly, depending on the circumstances. Talk with an attorney.

F. Edward (Ed) Brown

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Belton, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes, the search is legal if the officer makes search incident to arrest or if there is reasonable suspicion to believe contraband will be found or contraband is in visible or base on odor.

F. Edward (Ed) Brown

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Belton, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes, if search is incident to arrest or based on reasonable suspicion that contraband will be found or contraband in visible or based on odor.

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