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If your car is parked on city property-do the city ...

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If your car is parked on city property-do the city police have a right to go through your car when you are not there?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  4ren6 replied 8 years ago.
How close to a city building were you. What was the reason for parking there. Was this public or private parking. Was it unlocked. Were you around. Can you give me more info on this.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to 4ren6's Post: it was at a city park-parked it there and went with some friends for about 2 hours,it was unlocked-was not around.
Expert:  4ren6 replied 8 years ago.
Being on City Property the authorities do indeed have the right to enter into and search any vehicle on probale cause. This being anything that would give them the idea that something was not right with the situation at hand. The fact the car was there and unlocked would not always give probable cause. But with the Terriost Act more leverage has been given to search and seizure laws. They did have cause to go through the car. As an example.............the car may or may not have had a bomb in it. Probable Cause would have gone into play here. Please let me know if you need further assistance.
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