WILL I BE CHARGED IN A DRUG CASE/BORDER BUST IF I AM A PASSENGER?
If a large quantity of illegal drugs is found in a car, the police will probably assume (many times in error) that everyone knows about the presence of the drugs. The federal government in a border bust will generally let the passengers go if the driver or the passenger doesn’t make a statement implicating the passenger. That is why it is important that you ALWAYS exercise your right to remain silent and never talk to the police during any drug bust, whether at the San Diego-Tijuana border or elsewhere.
At the Law Offices of Russell Babcock we are the San Diego criminal defense attorneys/lawyers who can help you best if you find yourself detained or charged by the government in any drug case.