Indianapolis, IN asked in Criminal Law for Indiana

Q: can you please impound my vehicle if I have a warrant out for my arrest for probation violation

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Andrew L. Bennett
Andrew L. Bennett
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: I am assuming you meant "can police impound my vehicle . . . " If you are stopped in your vehicle and on a public road or location and not your property, the police can impound your vehicle as part of their caretaking function to prevent theft or damage. If it is in a location where those are not concerns then there is an argument to not have your vehicle impounded.

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