Can you be arrested for driving under a suspended liscense if someone else was driving the car when you were pulled over?

My fiance and I where pulled over and he was arrested on the grounds that the cop said that his partner in a seperate vehicle saw my fiance driving the car earlier that day. Even though he did not pull him over then. Please help. Is this proper prtocol or can we beat this charge?

Asked on June 11, 2009 under Criminal Law, Georgia

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Sounds fishy to me. Not sure who is telling the whole truth.  If you believe there was no probable cause to pull you over (i.e., your fiance was NOT driving earlier and thus could NEVER have been spotted) and you were not breaking any rules when the police officer (not "cop") pulled you over, then perhaps you may have a case to defeat it.

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