Q: We’re my rights violated and can I beat this case
I was a passenger, had just gotten off of work. We had been pulled over because the drivers tags didn’t match the vehicle. I had no idea about it. They got my I. D. And ran both our names. Both clear. Then they came back to the vehicle and told us they were gonna do a search of the vehicle. As I was getting out of the car I grabbed my personal book bag to take with me. The police officer told me to leave it in the car. I told him I did not consent to any search or seizure. I was then searched, my bag searched, and was arrested. I did not consent to a search and was never mirandized.
A: I can't speak to your jurisdiction specifically, but fictitious plates on a car arguably give an officer probable cause to search the vehicle. However you need to speak with your attorney who can try to help you with a defense or suppression motion. Good luck to you.
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