Lansing, MI asked in Uncategorized for Michigan

Q: pulled over for taillight not working. DL was sus. Asked to search vehicle said no. Did anyway. Wrote wrong vehicle inf

They wrote wrong vehicle info in the ticket and report. Completely wrong year model and vin. Only thing correct was the color. They "allegedly" found drugs in the vehicle. Can the whole case be thrown out because of the amount of wrong information on the ticket.

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Your problem is going to be that once it became known your driver license is suspended, you were subject to arrest, and the search of the car became a search incident to arrest; they didn't need your consent. The wrong info on the ticket is immaterial.

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