Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 5 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Section 108-1

    (725 ILCS 5/108-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 108-1)

    Sec. 108-1. Search without warrant.

    (1) When a lawful arrest is effected a peace officer may reasonably search the person arrested and the area within such person's immediate presence for the purpose of:

        (a) protecting the officer from attack; or

        (b) preventing the person from escaping; or

        (c) discovering the fruits of the crime; or

        (d) discovering any instruments, articles, or things

    which may have been used in the commission of, or which may constitute evidence of, an offense.

    (2) (Blank).

    (3) A law enforcement officer may not search or inspect a motor vehicle, its contents, the driver, or a passenger solely because of a violation of Section 12-603.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.

(Source: P.A. 93-99, eff. 7-3-03.)

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