Originally Posted by Ironchef
I am under the impression that cops do NOT need probable cause to search your car..especially after the patriot act. They can search for any reason they deem necessary. Am I wrong?
Three ways a Police Officer can search your vehicle:
1. With permission
2. Probable Cause ( they see, smell or you admit to illegal substance or items)
3. Pre-inventory search if your car is getting towed due to your arrest