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if parents break into daughter apartment(which is on their property) and steal a bag (which contains evidence of criminal acts) that belong to their son in law is that breaking, entering and theft?

after parents have possession of the bag for a couple of weeks turn the bag into the cops as evidence (which they would no have obtained any other way)against the son in law, could the detectives use that evidence as admissible evidence in court against him?  or could it be thrown out bc it was originally taken during a criminal act

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The fourth amendment does not apply to non-government individuals.  So the entry of the parents to the apartment was not an illegal search.  What was the reaction of the police when the son-in-law reported the theft of his drugs to the police?  

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3 hours ago, livetosmile143 said:

could the detectives use that evidence as admissible evidence in court against him?

 

As noted, the evidence would not be rendered inadmissible by the Fourth Amendment.  However, the facts stated -- particularly the delay of four weeks between the taking of the bag and turning it over to the cops -- may seriously impact its probative value.

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15 minutes ago, livetosmile143 said:

how can someone fight a felony 5 charge on forgery if they cashed a forged check that they had no idea was fake

 

That's a question for that person to discuss with his or her criminal defense attorney.

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