College Station, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: Can a cop search you on my property without anything no crime taking place because of a call saying I was arguing w/ gf

Cops were called by someone not in the home for domestic disturbance but me and my girlfriend were already over it's and the cops walked up into my yard and questioned us and their was no arguing or fighting they even questioned my niece n nephew and they said no they asked to search me I told them no they continued harass me I said no they called 2 other back up officers then they tackled me from behind and searched me they found the drugs then they picked me up off the ground and said they were gonna search me again I said no then in from of my parked truck they found a gun and said it was mine and charged me with that as well

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Hire the best local criminal defense attorney who will watch all four of the officer's BodyCam videos and determine if there is any good argument that can be made to challenge the legality of one or both of the searches.

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