Florida Man Doesn't Unlock Cellphone, Ends Up In Jail

A Florida man is behind bars after refusing to unlock his cellphones for police in regard to a traffic stop.

William Montanez was pulled over in June for improper yielding in Tampa.

According to police, Montanez wouldn't allow cops to search his car, so a drug-sniffing dog was brought in. A small amount of marijuana was allegedly found, and cops asked to search his cell phones.

Montanez allegedly said no. In response, detectives got a warrant. 

Judge Gregory Holder ruled Thursday cops could go through the cell phones, but Montanez said the two phones are new and he couldn't remember the passwords to unlock them.

The judge found him in civil contempt and threw him in jail.

His attorney calls it a "fishing expedition."

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