Fallbrook, CA asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for California

Q: Search and sezure

I have a 40 foot sea container on someone's property and I pay them rent each month we have a signed rental agreement the owners son lives on the property in a house the police raided the house yesterday and the proceeded to cut the lock box off of my container and searched through my stuff and broke a bunch of stuff in the process is this legal for them to do ? It is where I store personal items and tools

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info is needed.

is this a container you live in or store things in?

a lawyer would have to look at what I assume was a search warrant, how broad it was and what is was for.

Joseph Abrams agrees with this answer

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