What’s a Motion to Examine the Source of Bail (PC § 1275.1)?

It is lost on no one when a person suspected of massive drug sales posts bail immediately: the money used for bail most likely came from the sales.  Can a judge order the defendant back to jail if he cannot show the money was from legitimate sources?  The answer is yes, but the protocol for the prosecutor requesting the source of bail merits closer scrutiny.  To read about a motion to examine the source of bail, click on the following link.


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