Juveniles under age 18 now account for a much higher proportion of those arrested for marijuana possession than before legalization, according to a March 2016 report by the Colorado Department of Public Safety. Here are some of the report’s findings related to juveniles marijuana arrests:
If a peace officer pulls you over for an alleged traffic violation, they may ask to search your vehicle. You have the right to say no.
Law enforcement officers have the right to search a person or their property only if they have reasonable suspicion that you committed a crime, and if they only suspect you to have committed a traffic offense, they cannot search you for other crimes. This is a part of your Fourth Amendment rights.
But while the Fourth Amendment is a right extended [..]