There was no exigent circumstances or probable cause and this "inventory search" turned investigatory when they decided to use the keys that bore no relationship to which the crime I was being arrested for to unlock a locked glove box, violating policy, because the keys were not available... View More
In your situation, it appears that you have raised valid concerns about the legality of the search and seizure conducted by law enforcement officers. The key issue is whether the inventory search conducted post-arrest exceeded its lawful scope and became investigatory in nature.
I checked out my groceries at a self-checkout lane, paid for Everything, got my receipt.Didn’t leave right away.I sat down in the cafe area of the store and ate something that I paid for,while I waited for my Uber.When the Uber was 1 min. away.I took my receipt out of my pocket like I always... View More
To pursue a lawsuit against a grocery store for wrongful accusation of shoplifting, you should first gather all evidence that supports your claim, including your receipt, any witness statements, and the details of the interaction with the loss prevention officer and the police. It's also...View More
In Massachusetts, while you're on probation at the age of 16, you generally cannot simply move out of your parent or guardian's home without their consent. Your legal guardian, in this case, your mother, has the authority to make decisions about your residence and care. If you're...View More
I think that you may have a case against your employer. Possibly for terminating you before you were able to exonerate yourself against allegations of committing a crime. In addition, there are statutes in In some states, nuch like New York that would address an employer terminating an employee...View More
In Massachusetts, the laws regarding firearms can be quite specific. A prohibited person typically is not allowed to carry or possess any firearm, including antique firearms. However, under Massachusetts law, certain antique firearms may not be classified in the same way as modern firearms....View More
I was a university professor in a foreign country. I was the target of several criminal actions and several other possible ones. Two to three years later -- in 2008 -- I was pushed out of the country in a process that might itself have been illegal [I was ejected from a hospital]. It is now 15... View More
Whether being forced out of another country would toll the statute of limitations depends on the specific laws of the country/jurisdiction in question. There may be no statute of limitations at all for certain crimes/claims in the other country. If the alleged crimes were committed in the United...View More
Intentional, waited till I left for a week to use my mom's card. Intent was there considering he was smart enough to only take out the maximum money allowed daily from ATMs, fun times at Mohegan Sun, all totally caught and verified by police. They brought him in for questioning and told me... View More
In the situation where your 80-year-old mother's bank card was stolen and used to withdraw money, it's understandably frustrating and confusing when the perpetrator admits to the crime but isn't arrested. The decision to arrest or not can depend on various factors, including local...View More
My Daughter was falsely arrested by same Police Department after they learned of her Supoena as a witness in my subsequently dismissed case. The charges are serious felonious crimes and we have documented evidence of cash paid for the arrests. Racists documented threats from those commiting crimes... View More
In your case, where there are allegations of false arrest, racially motivated harassment, and corruption involving law enforcement, it's critical to take well-informed and strategic legal steps. First, ensure that all evidence, including documents showing cash payments and any threats, are...View More
If you believe you have been unfairly followed by the Massachusetts State Police and have evidence to support your claim, it is important to consult with an attorney who can provide personalized legal advice. You can reach out to local law firms that handle civil rights or criminal law cases. Many...View More
The FBI is prohibited from using investigational drugs on the people they investigate. This is because investigational drugs have not been fully tested and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and their use could pose a serious health risk to the subjects.
If there are any conditions about remaining drug and alcohol free, that could be a problem. Otherwise your activity appears perfectly legal and for a purpose. You should speak to your PO directly if you still have concerns. It goes without saying that they'll probably want to look at your...View More
The FBI, like other law enforcement agencies, may use investigative techniques and tools during investigations. However, the use of investigative drugs, also known as controlled substances, typically requires strict adherence to federal and state laws. The specifics of such laws can vary from state...View More
The short answer is that you will not have a criminal record for the MGL c. 209A restraining order that was never violated. It is civil in nature and does not appear on any criminal record, including a BOP, CORI, CARI, etc. However, Massachusetts has developed a separate record system for...View More
I was incarcerated over 15 years ago with a friend who commited this crime and being with him,I was sentenced too.I was given a 6 year sentence and have been free for over 15 years without getting in any trouble whatsoever.And would like to get a better job and move on with my life.This blemish in... View More
Under Massachusetts law, generally, individuals convicted of certain non-violent offenses may be eligible to have their records sealed (not necessarily expunged though) after a certain period of time. However, offenses such as attempted murder are considered violent crimes and are therefore not...View More
In Massachusetts, as well as in the United States at large, law enforcement agencies like the FBI are generally required to adhere to legal and ethical standards in their investigative activities. Administering drugs without consent, especially for investigative purposes, would likely raise serious...View More
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