McMinnville, TN asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: without a search warrant cops got a name and number off cell when it rang. Is that legal?

After arrest cops took cell into office and when it rang they got a name and phone number off it and portal this person. I have it on audio recording as well as them talking horrible about my physical looks and kept us 25 mins before drug dog came. i have 3.5 hrs of info including arrest and bad search. how can I use this to help my case

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Hire a competent attorney to file a Motion To Suppress Evidence. The pat down and inventory subsequent to arrest are probably legal, but you can try, especially if such information is critical. Time for a new phone and number.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.