There is nothing that can ruin your day quite like being pulled over for a traffic stop and then being taken into police custody. That may sound like a far-off scenario that rarely, if ever, happens, but you would be surprised. There are many ways a routine traffic stop can lead to you spending the night or longer behind bars. Remember that the reason you get arrested may have nothing to do with the reason you were initially pulled over in the first place.
This blog will look at common reasons why traffic stops may escalate into an arrest. If something like this has happened to you, consider contacting a skilled criminal defense attorney who will fight to protect your rights and freedom.
In What Situations Can a Traffic Stop Turn into An Arrest?
When an officer pulls someone over for a routine traffic stop, it is essential to avoid verbalizing anything that a police officer may find offensive, unusual, or incriminating. Police officers are often on alert to find a reason to suspect you of wrongdoing....