-On the date of the test, he did not show up, and officers came to his house.
-The officers told the wife he was not home and was in trouble. They asked her for his guns and clothes he may have been wearing.
- "The word 'automobile' is not a talisman in whose presence the 4th Amendment fades away and disappears."
- Chambers: Warrantless searches of a car are acceptable when they are of an automobile stopped on the highway, and when exigent circumstances exist.
- The police could not legally seize the car, remove it, and search it at their leisure without a warrant to authorize such a search.
- The only reason that the case should be reversed is because of the long time the car was detained, not because the officers can not do whatever they want with a car.
- Cardwell v. Lewis: Plurality stated: cars are more protected on private property.
- United States v. Johns: Court refused to place a time limit on what is reasonable or excessive.