Probable cause in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Probable cause

sufficient reason based upon known facts to believe a crime has been committed

Examples of Probable cause in a sentence

Once the murder weapon was discovered on the suspect’s property, police had probable cause to take him in for questioning.  🔊

Without probable cause to search the vehicle, officers were not allowed to force the driver to enable them to look inside.  🔊

The SWAT team made a mistake when entering the business without a warrant or probable cause and now they will be sued and treated as a criminal.  🔊

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