Have Legal Questions? Ask a Lawyer Now.
Hi, Jim, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be glad to assist you with your question,
If the police had a lead on stolen campers or vehicles that might be at the location of where you live, then the police had a right to be there. Now, if they had asked to search your home, that would have been illegal because they could not expect to finda camper or other vehicle inside, but if they were looking at those that were parked outside, then it was legal for them to run the VIN Numbers on the campers, vehicles, and trailers that were parked outside.
As long as they took your report in which you listed your neighbor as the owner and you explained that you were just borrowing it and had no idea that it was stolen, you should not have any problem with the police. Do not worry about trying to get a hold of your neighbor. In fact, I think it would be better if you did not speak with him because you do not want to give the police the impression that you are acting along with your neighbor in stealing these trailers.
If I have not Answered your question completely, please use the "Reply" button to let me know and I will be glad to explain further,
Please be kind enough to rate Excellent Service" so that I receive credit for assisting you,
Bonus and Positive Feedback on survey is very much appreciated,
I see that you have had the opportunity to review my Answer. Is there something that I can clarify for you? If not, please be kind enough to rate my service to you so that I can receive credit for researching your question and furnishing you with Answers and information, otherwise I will not receive credit for assisting you. The deposit you made is with JustAnswer and it will not cost you anything additional to rate my service to you, but without a rating, I do not receive credit for my time and effort. Thank you for understanding,
Hi, Jim, Thank you so much for the Excellent Service rating and the Bonus, I appreciate both very much. If you have any other questions now or in the future, please feel free to ask for me by typing my name at the beginning of your question like this,
"For Andrea only .......... "
Thank you again for allowing me the opportunity to assist you,
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).