If marijuana was found in my car during a pull over for a speeding ticket but I wasn’t charged for it, could it be brought up in an appeal of the speeding ticket?

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If marijuana was found in my car during a pull over for a speeding ticket but I wasn’t charged for it, could it be brought up in an appeal of the speeding ticket?

Asked on October 26, 2014 under Criminal Law, Florida

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SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

It could potentially be brought up *if* relevant to the ticket--e.g. if there was some DUI-component to the ticket. However, if not relevant to the ticket, there should be no grounds to bring it up, and furthermore grounds to object to it being brought up, as prejudicial.


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