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hi my names paul i live in california so my question is a little confusing so almost 3 years ago i caught a drug case in modesto california now i live in sacramento california which is about 80 miles west of modesto. sooo the modesto case ended up gettin dismissed due to insufficent evidence about 6 months after i was charged now its almost been 3 years later and i guess modesto decided to refile charges because the cops came looking for me with a warrant for my arrest out of modesto for the same stuff that happened 3 years ago. about a week after the warrant was issued i got pulled over in madera county which is about a hour south of modesto. they took me in on that warrant sooo i had to bail out i called my buddy in sacramento who is a bail agent and he drove 2 hours to madera and bailed me out on 75,000 bail. sooo about a week goes by and i return home to sacramento and go to the corner liquor store and get surronded by about 20 sheriffs etc etc the reason they were after me was for that same warrant i had taken care of andf bailed out on about 5 days prior. sooo im on probation so they searched me and found nothin then proceeded to go search my house and found some drugs so i caught another drug case. when they booked me they charged me with the same charges i bailed out on 5 days prior in madera and they also charged me with 2 new charges one was a violation of probation and the other charge was for the drugs they found at my house. i was just wondering if this sounds legal to you because it deff doesnt seem right to me i know im on probation but for them to make me bail on the same charges twice and ultimately that was the whole reason they came after me again on a warrant i already bailed on and took care of it just doesnt seem right to me at all? can you please give me your opinion thanks also do u think the new charges will get thrown out because the way they went about this whole situation?
hi steve thanks for the feedback soo even though im on probation they violated my rights by coming to my home and searching my home? i did not give them consent they just said were going to his houdse and started askin me were the key was or they were gonna bust down my door i told them i dont know i just came back from vacation and i was just bullshiting them telling them maybe there was a spare key in my car someweres. it took them 20 minutes to realize the house key was on the key ring they seized from me at the liquor store. i deff didnt give them consent tho i had a pitbull in my home i also told them dont enter the dog will bite. but they proceeded to search my home ne ways and found drugs and took me in on a new charges and also charged me with the same charges out of modesto that i just had bailed out on 5 days prior thats what the warrant was originally for they said that if i bailed out and took care of it 4 days ago it must not have cleared in there system. i did have a storage unit accross the street which wasnt in my name but i did have belongings in there and they asked me about that and i knew i had nothin illegal in there so told them which unit it was . thats about all the info i gave them the drugs they found in my house i didnt say they were mine i said someone was sleeping on my couch and they must have took off running. and also the case in modesto from 3 years ago they refiled charges on actually happened march 2nd of 2010 zoo it was almost 3 years about 2 yr 11 1/2 months to be approx. sooo im not sure if they breached the statue of limitations i think the limitations are 3 years?
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