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      12-24-2007, 01:00 AM   #1
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Can the police take my car keys?

so about 10 mins ago, i get pulled over for speeding on the way home. the cop told me to turn off my engine and give him the keys then inssurance, licences, and reg. long story short told me to slow down and gave me back everything, except for the keys!! i couldnt identify his cop car

anyways, can he do this? im starting to think he might be a crook and steal my car at any given moment because he knows where i live now(good thing I did not have my house keys on the ring). i am about to go to the police department in a few minutes to see if i can get my keys back though.
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      12-24-2007, 01:07 AM   #2
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i've never heard of a cop taking somebody's keys. good luck with this ordeal. hope everything turns out alright
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      12-24-2007, 01:07 AM   #3
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Crazy... Never heard of this happening, but then again, living in LA, there have been quite a few instances of fake cops stopping people...

Sorry to hear. What city police was it? Sheriff? CHP? At least CALL the police station and report it.
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      12-24-2007, 01:10 AM   #4
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ok what did the car look like?

Also keys for what? Your the dumb one for doing it. Not trying to act tough but since when does that happen. common sense.

You didnt realize right away you didnt have it and say something. Could have easily gotten out of the car.

I call BS, atleast i hope so otherwise your dumb.
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      12-24-2007, 01:19 AM   #6
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its all good, the cop forgot to give me the keys back and bout to drop it off
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      12-24-2007, 02:00 AM   #7
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so how did you go anywhere if you turned off the engine and the cop took your keys?
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so about 10 mins ago, i get pulled over for speeding on the way home. the cop told me to turn off my engine and give him the keys then inssurance, licences, and reg. long story short told me to slow down and gave me back everything, except for the keys!! i couldnt identify his cop car

anyways, can he do this? im starting to think he might be a crook and steal my car at any given moment because he knows where i live now(good thing I did not have my house keys on the ring). i am about to go to the police department in a few minutes to see if i can get my keys back though.
how the heck did u get home? did u have a spare?
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yes they can take your keys, but they're supposed to give it back after.

Nice to hear that he's dropping it back off though.
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had my friend pick up the spare from home and dropped it off to me
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wtf, that's crazy
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should have kept the FOB and left the skeleton for the pigglet.
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ur an idiot. =]
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there's no law governing cops IMO they can do all they want. fucking pigs IMHO.

aside from dissing law enforcement, it's good to take the key out of the keyhole and placing it on the dash while both hands are on the steering wheel.
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u shouldnt be speeding in the first place!!! dont speed then this wont happen..
n maybe u shudve asked him for ur keys when he was handing ur stuff back
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they can, but you had to remind him ... that's funny ... why did you let him go with your keys ...
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ok what did the car look like?

Also keys for what? Your the dumb one for doing it. Not trying to act tough but since when does that happen. common sense.

You didnt realize right away you didnt have it and say something. Could have easily gotten out of the car.

I call BS, atleast i hope so otherwise your dumb.
stfu you constant sh*t talker. Thats all you know how to do right?
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if he took the keys to your car, how are you driving around?
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his friend dropped off a spare he said =D
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wow a lot of shit talkers on this thread... ignorant mofos
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screw you khuuster.. i hope your a poorly taped reflector hits you in the face
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