Los Angeles, CA asked in Civil Rights for California

Q: Detectives impounded my car illegally it was parked on private property at my place of employment..

The detectives did a stingray at my place of employment where I worked, that had nothing to do with me.. I got arrested because I was working on the premises as a security with the firearm and I didn't have a license for it, I went to jail for 2 months I got out and my car was impounded now before my car got impounded they seized seven other cars that was in the parking lot but the one car that belonged to me that was registered in my name, "that the lead detective asked me is that your truck registered to your name and I replied yes, so they take me off the jail and they impounded my truck anyway but it was parked on private property at my place of employment and there was no reason for them to impound it,, so now that I'm out of jail for 2 months they've been giving me the runaround about my truck in the impound it's been in there 4 months because they had a hold it and now it's at 4,500 dollars and they're telling me that they never had a hold on it, if they didn't have a hold on

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Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Jess Ranch, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: So what exactly is your question? You should probably talk to a lawyer with experience in criminal matters involving the impounding of motor vehicles and obtaining their release. It sounds like the police took your personal property (your automobile) without probable cause and have refused to return it to you.

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