West Jordan, UT asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Utah

Q: Search of someone's lunge area that is under arrest can they search someone else's property who isant involved?

My boyfriend got arrested for some warrants and ended up having drugs in his pocket. They searched the lunge area in his vehicle which supposedly included my purse on the floor of the passenger side of his vehicle despite me telling them they could not because I wasant under arrest at this point. Is this constitutional?

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
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  • St. George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: I don't know what a 'lunge area' is. These suppression issues are highly fact specific. Contact a local criminal defense attorney for a detailed meeting in person.

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