Thornton, CO asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Colorado

Q: I had Mimosa Hostilis bark seized by the USDHS. Can I face legal repercussions and is this grounds for a search warrent?

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Sean Maye
Sean Maye
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: While I am not familiar with this particular substance, the fact that it was confiscated by USDHS certainly means you "can face legal repercussions." If the possession/amounts possessed are criminal and this is verified, a law enforcement agency could certainly claim there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed, which a judge can then rely upon when issuing a search warrant. You should get a lawyer ASAP to discuss more specifics because this post is too general. Act quickly.

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