Q: Can police disregard the fact that I said they couldn't search me or my stuff because the driver is on parole?
A: The driver's parole status conveys no authority to police to lawfully search his passengers. If they have a factual basis for believing a passenger may be a threat, they can perform a cursory and limited check for weapons. If they have a factual basis for believing a passenger may possess evidence of a crime, they can conduct a search limited to places where such evidence might be found.
more info is needed.
a driver being on Parole does not give police the authority to search everyone in a car...IN AND OF ITSELF.
however, other info may suggest they should do so.
consult with a local criminal lawyer or request a court-appointed lawyer who can read the police report and give you a more thorough answer...and maybe run a 1538.5 motion.
it would be case specific.
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