Q: What is probable cause to pull over a motorist
I was pulled over by an unmarked vehicle with four men not in uniform. They did not identify themselves. I exited my vehicle to see what they needed. They immediately pushed me on the hood of the vehicle and placed me in handcuffs. They searched me extensively without a warrant and without my permission. They then took m two passengers out of the car. The front passenger pulled away and ran. They watched him run and laughed about how slow he was running. They searched my vehicle without a warrant and without asking for permission. They said they found a gun under the passenger seat. I don't own a gun. When I asked each of the men why they pulled me over they all stated a different minor traffic violation. The car is registered to my girl friend. I was
offered 30 years as a plea.
A: If you have been offered a plea bargain of 30 years based on your post, then something (perhaps a lot) is missing. That said, just on the amount of time you are offered, you need to immediately hire a criminal defense attorney to make sure your rights are protected and that you are aware of your options in this matter. Good luck.
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