Can The Police Take Your Trash Without A Warrant?

2016-11-20T19:57:46+00:00April 20, 2015|Attorney News, Criminal Defense|

Can The Police Take Your Trash Without A Warrant? A recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision says, yes. When trash is put out to the curb or alley for collection there is no longer an expectation of privacy and it may be searched without a warrant. Background In State v. McMurray, No. A12-2266, 2015 WL 1085000 (Minn. [...]