Sacramento, CA asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Arizona

Q: I was pulled over in a commercial truck and marijuana was found in the vehicle. It wasn't mine, it was another employees

Me and my boss are telling them it wasn't mine but they still want to charge me. What do I do!!

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: In Arizona, being found with marijuana in a commercial vehicle is a serious offense that could lead to criminal charges and affect your commercial driver's license. If you and your boss are asserting that the marijuana wasn't yours, gathering evidence to support your claim will be crucial. This could include statements from your boss or other employees, and any other evidence that may exonerate you. You may also challenge the legality of the search itself or other aspects of the traffic stop. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique circumstances, it's advisable to consult with an attorney.

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