Asked in Federal Crimes for New York

Q: Ok if the us feds come to your house with a warremt searching for cloths guns motorcycle and they find drugs not on

Warrent can he be charged for them

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A: So long as the warrant is legal, and the search does not greatly exceed the scope of the warrant, then yes, whatever the feds find can be used as a basis of prosecution. A search which greatly exceeds the scope of a warrant would be like where the warrant orders the federal agents to search for stolen automobiles and the agents look in the ice trays of the kitchen refrigerator and find contraband there.

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