Greensburg, IN asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Kentucky

Q: Cops pulled me and my friend over because he didn't use a turning single but they were following us from five star

Cops pulled me and my friend over because he didn't use a turning single then follow me up to my apartment and searched but didn't have a warrant and they found 3 meth pipes and meth on a plate and took pictures but didn't arrest me was I charged? What will happen? They had no warrent to search and 4 cops cornered me in my apartment telling me they knew I had drugs on me over and over and they said they'd give me a few days to think about it if I had any information that would help them they said if I help them they will help me. Was I charged? What are my rights please help

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Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You need to hire and experienced criminal defense attorney to call the police. Narcotics detectives do this kind of thing all the time they try to shake people down to go after the bigger fish in the drug chain. If you allow them to search your apartment then they can search. If you told them they could not search your apartment and they didn’t have any probable cause then there could be issues. They can basically charge you when they want to charge you or use this as leverage to try to get you to help them.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You need to hire a competent criminadefenae attorney immediately.

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