Q: My boyfriend was parked on the wrong side of the road he was coming out of the house when an officer road by and made a
Uturn to tell him he couldn’t park where he was parked then he went on to ask him for his license and he told him to sit in the car he proceeded to do so his license came back good only for the officer to tell him he smelled marijuana well my boyfriend complied and told him there was marijuana in the car he called more officers but he only Ceased his phone and the marijuana but they let him keep his money my question is was it legal for him to pull up and make my boyfriend get into the car when he was out of the vehicle? Why didn’t he make a proper stop and did he have to run his license just because he was parked on side of the road?
A: It was legal for the policeman to check his license and to ask him to get into his car. Since he was illegally parked, that was enough to “stop” him.
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