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What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? California

Let me start by saying that I have a record. I have been arrested twice for petty theft and plead guilty both times. So I have a record and my fingerprints are in the LAPD system.

I was recently at an open house for a home that is for sale. I walked around the home and made my presence known. So I was not hiding anywhere or being sneaky. 85% of the time I was in the house, I was being followed by one of the agents representing the property.

I have since found out that a couple expensive watches were stolen from the home and a police report was filed. I did not give my name or phone number to the agents or the homeowner so no body at the open house knows who I am.

There are no cameras inside the home as well.

What would the police need to obtain a search warranty to search my home? How likely is it that they would? If the police ran fingerprints from the home and found a match to mine, would this be enough to obtain a warranty? Is it even likely that they would find a print?

Please give me some advice. Being arrested in the past, I know I am looked at differently. But I'm wondering if this is so small potatoes for the police, if search warrants are more for big time drugs, etc.

Thanks in advance.

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