|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 432 (Jul)|
|Representation||Andrew Wilson (instructed by Ben Hoare Bell & Co) for the appellant.|
|David Richardson (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 July 2002|
Police - Powers - Power to retain property relevant to criminal proceedings - Appellant purchasing stolen motorbikes - Appellants not involved in theft - Motorbikes lacking identification numbers - True owners not traceable - Justices holding motorbikes should be destroyed by police - Whether justices in error - s 1(1).