Dumas, TX asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Texas

Q: Is it considered ELUDING IF YOU GO ONE BLOCK WHEN YOUR BEING PULLED OVER? AND WHEN COPS ARE DOING AN UN CONSENTEDSEARCH

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Vonnie Clay Dones III
Vonnie Clay Dones III
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A: In short, yes. You can be charged with eluding if you willfully fail or refuse to bring your vehicle to a stop; or flee or attempt to elude a pursuing police vehicle when given a visual or audible cue from the officer to stop. However, you should hire a criminal defense attorney to review the evidence and facts and circumstances of your case to determine the best course of action. Generally, the police must obtain a warrant to search your vehicle. However, there are exceptions where police may search your vehicle without a warrant (i.e., vehicle exception,” consent (not your case), plain view, search incident to arrest, inventory). You will need to hire a criminal defense attorney to review the evidence and facts and circumstances of your case to determine if the warrantless search was valid.

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