Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Gillette, Wyoming, United States

    Default Accepting Packages with Drugs

    My question involves police conduct in the State of: WYOMING
    How is it legal for police to act on a search warrant for leaving two packages on the steps of your home and when they are picked up and taken in by anybody, they raid the house. Shouldn't the defendant have to sign in order to actually accept the packages. What else would anybody do if two packages are laying on the steps at Christmas time? Or what if it wasn't even the defendant who picked them up but a child or someone who took them in the house. The warrant stated no matter who took the packages in the search warrant was to be executed. What if the defendant wasn't even there at the time. I feel in order to pose acceptance of these packages in a sting operation, the defendant must sign to receive the packages.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2011

    Default Re: Accepting Packages with Drugs

    That depends on the circumstances surrounding the packages arrival. I suspect these packages were intercepted during common carrier shipment. I am sure the odds a total stranger would just decide you were awesomely beautiful and drop off packages of unknown content is unlikely. Had the latter occurred a call to the police bomb squad would be in order. Further, I am sure the police do not randomly put packages of drugs on peoples porches to make false arrests.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2013

    Default Re: Accepting Packages with Drugs

    Quote Quoting Gina M Grimm
    View Post
    I feel in order to pose acceptance of these packages in a sting operation, the defendant must sign to receive the packages.
    You're probably wrong there. You don't have to sign for a package to accept and be in possession of the package.

    Seems like somebody better hire a criminal lawyer real fast.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2010

    Default Re: Accepting Packages with Drugs

    It is not unheard of for packages containing illegal contents to be shipped to an unsuspecting person's house with the true receiver getting it before the home owner. Sometimes the home owner beats them to it though.

    It does not sound like that is the case here though.

    1. Sponsored Links

Similar Threads

  1. Lost Property: Packages Went Missing After Delivery to the Landlord's Offices
    By bp1222 in forum Personal Property
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-10-2014, 07:35 AM
  2. Contracts and Agreements: Can a Client Offer Different Benefits Packages to Individuals vs. Business Entities
    By amstuart1964 in forum Independent Contractors
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 09-11-2013, 01:30 PM
  3. Service Providers: USPS Packages Arriving Empty but Sealed
    By dohiyiranch in forum Consumer Law
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-28-2012, 06:16 PM
  4. Service Providers: Courier Keeps Delivering Packages for the Former Resident
    By Spike McAwesome in forum Consumer Law
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-01-2012, 09:29 PM
  5. Retail Fraud / Shoplifting: Discarded Packages From Shoplifted Items
    By unknownperson1 in forum Criminal Charges
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-14-2008, 07:43 AM
Sponsored Links

Legal Help, Information and Resources