Fort Myers, FL asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida

Q: My car was taken by the police because my boyfriend drove it to his work site and was arrested for economic felonies.

They think there is evidence in the car of his crime. That's why they said they could take it. The car is registered to me, it's new so the title is between the dealership and myself, insurance is in my name. I was not at the scene when this took place. I got a ride to the scene to get my car and they trespassed me and said I could not get my car.

They called me at 3 in the a.m and stated that I could come pick it up finally and when I told them I could not make it out at that time they said the home owner will be having it towed then and they would call me back with the tow information.

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: In my opinion, the police did not have the right to keep your car without a warrant. Was that your question?

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