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My grandson was stopped by charlotte county fl sheriff's

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My grandson was stopped by charlotte county fl sheriff's dept. He had marijuana and a glass pipe. He was charged with a misdemeanor.at the time of his arrest they impounded his truck. Is it legal to impound a vehicle for a misdemeanor
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

If a vehicle was used in conjunction with the commission of any crime, the police have the authority to impound the vehicle. They can then get a warrant from a judge and search it thoroughly for evidence of further criminal activity..