Thursday, May 21, 2009

No racial profiling

Posted By on Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:13 PM

The state Court of Appeals had held that a Pope County traffic stop of a Latino man later charged with marijuana possession was a case of racial profiling. But the state Supreme Court today said no. Because the driver's Arizona license plate was partially obscured, a state trooper had probable cause to make a stop and thus legally made a subsequent search.

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