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Arlin wrote at 2012-05-30 23:23:36
My truck was towed away because of two teen boy and the step father lied to the police. they said my truck was in there field spinning tires. this is so false my truck had mud on it. from the day before I had worked in a field building a shed .they keep are truck for 11 days what can we do to stop the harassing the people have caused a lot of trouble with us before.this was at 12 o clock midnight and they clamed they seen my truck  from 2 acres away .  

chuycucui wrote at 2013-04-21 21:09:48
When the officer ordered the impound or removal of your car, it is within the meaning of the 4th Amendment and becomes a seizure. A seizure without a warrant can be done under certain circumstances. The enactment on April 22, 2005, of the Community Care Taking Doctrine" establishes procedures and conditions. Unfortunately police depts. have their own towing policies that will only change when a serious lawsuit is put on them. This has already happened in L.A. and San Francisco.

chuycucui wrote at 2013-04-21 21:14:10
How did they know your license was suspended? Did you drive into your driveway,park, get out, stayed in car? Were you ticketed for something else, observed breaking the law, observed committing a moving violation?

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