This post is the second entry in our “Know Your Legal Rights” series of blog posts related to police vehicle stops, detentions, and arrests. These posts are case studies based on real-life situations faced by defendants in the State of Texas, and are provided as general-interest information.They are not intended to be, and are not, legal advice. Every case is unique. So if you get pulled over and arrested, please seek the advice of legal counsel.
Today’s question – why do police officers love to call tow trucks, and what you can do to protect your rights when they do.
Law enforcement often use non-consent vehicle tows as a way to conduct full searches without probable cause or a warrant.