Under Pennsylvania open container law, possession of an open container of alcohol while on the roadway is considered illegal. Both driver and passenger caught violating this law may be cited for violations.
Acquiring fake identification in Pennsylvania is prevalent mostly among people under the age of 21. Pennsylvania has enforced strict laws against using fake IDs. Find out more here.
Within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in order for law enforcement to search a vehicle they have generally needed to have both probable cause and exigent circumstances. That all changed in April of 2014. It’s a three year old case, but the impact the case has had on the criminal justice world has been significant.