Q: Can a police officer charge you for some drugs found outside your car hours later after you have already bn took 2 jail?
My brother was stopped and searched and nothing but s blunt was found in him. When was then took to jail finally. The cop did a very thorough search of his ride and found nothing else. He was them arrested and took to county jail. Over 6 hours later the law comes back to the jail and says he found drugs and charges my brother with them.
A: The short answer to your question is yes, a person can be charged with a criminal offense under the situation you describe. Whether the State can prove these allegations beyond a reasonable doubt, however, is a different matter. Start calling lawyers in your area. Good luck.
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