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Unformatted text preview: officers, with chimels wife escorting, searched the house and asked Ms. Chimel to move things around so they could see if they found anything. They found coins, medals, and tokens. b. Objective Basis: They had the basis of the lawful arrest to search the house for any of the stolen merchandise. IV. Legal Question: Were the officers justified in searching the house after arresting chimel a. Three Police officers b. Searching through Chimels house after arresting but with no search warrant c. 4 th amendment against unreasonable searches V. Opinion: The search went way beyond Chimels immediate area where he could have obtained a weapon or hid evidence against him. The search was unconstitutional under the 4 th amendment against unreasonable search and seizure VI. Judgment: Reversed...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CRJ 205 taught by Professor Neilson during the Spring '08 term at Ivy Tech Community College.
- Spring '08