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(The Newspaper)   Police officer making pretextual traffic stop for obscured license plate undermines his case by calling in plate number while still in his car   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, traffic stops, Iowa Supreme Court, Cadillac Escalade, 2AM, patrol cars, trial courts  
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14228 clicks; posted to Main » on 06 May 2013 at 10:58 AM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-05-06 11:21:09 AM  
5 votes:
FTA: "Tyler suggested he was stopped for driving while black. The court let that slide, "

Thankfully they let it slide.  I hear it's a huge fine for DWB.

/Did you see how black you were going back there?
2013-05-06 12:56:08 PM  
4 votes:

HatMadeOfAss: I've done a few ride-alongs with the LA Co. Sheriffs

FYI, being handcuffed in the rear seat does not count as a "ride-along".
2013-05-06 11:05:11 AM  
3 votes:
But Your Honor!  The man is very clearly BLACK!
2013-05-06 11:02:43 AM  
3 votes:
ftfa: "Iowa allows traffic stops to occur if, from the standpoint of an objectively reasonable police officer, a traffic violation was committed.'
2013-05-06 10:49:26 AM  
3 votes:

serial_crusher: He should have just argued that he remembered the plate number from the previous pulling-over.


Police should feel free to perjure themselves if it helps their case.
2013-05-06 11:39:01 AM  
2 votes:
I got pulled over in San Diego in the late 80's for going 55 in a 55 at 2 am on a Sunday morning.

I was the only sober person in the car.   Cop asked me to step out of the car because the smell of booze was so strong coming out my window.

When he realized I was the DD, he told be to ignore the speed limit in the future, just "go with the flow of traffic".   Since I was the only one doing 55, I had stood out to them.
2013-05-06 11:18:13 AM  
2 votes:

Dixon Cider: DROxINxTHExWIND: Dixon Cider: "targeted for Driving while Black"

With all those white folk as Judges... that was not going to fly. Add a little color to the bench and try that one again.

Only black people recognize racism? White judges are always unfair? I'm having a hard time figuring out where you're going with that one.

Maybe.... JUST maybe it's a joke?

Or did we all get serious over the weekend?

Racism is never a joke. Unless you're a minority, then you get a pass. This is how it works, otherwise, you're racist.
2013-05-06 05:52:51 PM  
1 vote:

Mr Guy: farkstorm: serial_crusher: I disagree. Letting a guy off for the DWB defense gets you as much not-racist cred as having most of your friends be black.

Most of your friends??? I thought you only needed one (1) black 'friend' as a reference to prove you are not racist.

Most of us got rid of our excessive black friends once we got a black president.

I hope you got a good price.
2013-05-06 02:16:45 PM  
1 vote:
You guys are ruining this cop bashing thread, stop it!
2013-05-06 01:34:23 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Dixon Cider: LOL... not sure, if they clicked, but they better or else!
I thought for sure you were all kinds of twisted out of shape. My bad, was just starting my troll when you sent this. I can see how the joke could have been funnier and that the original is not THAT funny. But, I am simple and easy to entertain.

Eiffel Tower high five and we can be friends again?

I was never angry, so sure.


Why don't you two just go ahead and get a room, already?

/was that funny?
//wont respond, so don't bother.
2013-05-06 01:11:06 PM  
1 vote:
This fishing got me laid once. CSB:
I was 17 and my sister and her friends wanted to party, so they commissioned me to drive from the sticks into Toledo to go clubbing. They had a great time. On the way back I was pulled over for 56/55. Yes, 56/55. Two troopers asked me to get out of the vehicle and talked to me for a bit. They said the smell of alcohol and weed was just pouring out the window. I explained the situation, they thanked me for my service (this was before the designated driver campaign was invented), and said they just wanted to make sure I wasn't drinking. On the way home the girls were just pissed at the bullshiat stop. I drop them all off and the last one, a hot 26 year old friend of my sister thanked me with a blow job and a proper shagging. She was a screamer too. Fun times.

2013-05-06 12:24:41 PM  
1 vote:

walkerhound: skullkrusher: I can see a tinted plate cover obscuring the plate in a way that an uncovered plate would not be under the same conditions. Plus, tinted plate covers are lame.

Do they accomplish anything useful?  I've thought about getting some for those damned camera vans and red light cameras we have locally, but if they don't work - fahgedaboutit.

They let the hotties know you're a Man of Mystery.
2013-05-06 12:03:00 PM  
1 vote:

kwame: See, they think they should be able to break the law, and when the law gets them for it, that's injustice.

Yeah I wish people would stop breaking laws that don't exist. Git'em Johnny Law, deliver justice for their imagined crimes!
2013-05-06 11:46:31 AM  
1 vote:

HotWingConspiracy: So how many people have paid tickets based on a non existent law that the cops just decided to invent?

Or how many people have given money to a fake undercover cop for violating a fake law.

Could solve a major unemployment problem.
2013-05-06 10:55:41 AM  
1 vote:

Eddie Adams from Torrance: serial_crusher: He should have just argued that he remembered the plate number from the previous pulling-over.


Police should feel free to perjure themselves if it helps their case.

God yes.

Especially when it's something as important as tinted license plate covers.
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