Police officer uses "civil forfeiture" to take all of the money out of a hot dog vendor's wallet

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    Forfeiture laws are ridiculous anyway....an invitation to police corruption

    For a misdemeanor like not having a vendors license. A ticket and a fine should suffice
     
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    UC Berkley...? Nothing surprised me...
     
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    The police have no right to go through your wallet
     
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    Actually ... not true. A police officer can go through your wallet if you're under arrest to ...

    1. Confirm ID
    2. Catalog currency and valuables
    3. Search for drugs

    Anything they find needs to be accounted for and documented, then stored in an evidence bag.
     
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    Liberal policy in action.......LOL
    Vendor must be one of those "Super Predators" that Bill and Hill wanted "Off our streets". ...........LOL
     
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    The vendor was not under arrest
    He was being given a ticket

    The officer can ask for ID but is not entitled to go through your wallet to find it
     
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    This is actually Trump/Republican party, enforcement.
     
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    In Berkley? Doubtful...But by all means believe what you like.
     
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