If my car was repossessed and there was marijuana in the glovebox, can I be charged/ arrested?

Asked on January 21, 2013 under Criminal Law, Texas


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

It is entirely possible that a criminal charge could result against you if a controlled substance was found in the glovebox of your repossessed car. However, proving that the substance was yours to support any criminal charge will be hard to do.

Most likely the detailer cleaning the car for the auction will keep the substance rather than turning it in based upon my experience in such matters.

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