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Friday, April 20, 2007

Letter of the Day

posted by on April 20 at 10:51 AM

FREE LEGAL ADVICE

If its true, as described in “Trash Across America,” that everyone’s favorite shit-band was pulled over just for a random drug check and confessed to the drugs, they should know their rights and check out the Supreme Court’s ruling in City of Indianapolis v. Edmond. The ruling: while it’s okay to do random checkpoints for DUIs because they are a real threat to other drivers, the cops cannot pull you over just to check for “ordinary criminal wrongdoing” (i.e., weed in the glove box). Unfortunately, if you’re pulled over for some kind of traffic infraction, they can legally get the K9s out for a quick wiff. Also, when I lived in Missouri the dick sheriff used to set up signs on I-44 that said “K9 Drug checkpoint 1 mile” a quarter mile from a freeway exit only a few hillbillies used. Even college boys with some leftover stems would get scared, see the exit and pull off, only to get nailed at the end of the exit. The act of getting off the freeway was considered enough probable cause for the search. The lesson here: next time you are trashing across America, stay on the highway and don’t give up your stash during any kind of random search.

óChris

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The year's '94 and my trunk is raw


In my rear view mirror is the mother fuckin' law


I got two choices y'all pull over the car or (hmmm)


Bounce on the devil put the pedal to the floor


Now I ain't tryin' to see no highway chase with Jake.


Plus i got a few dollars i can fight the case


So I...pull over to the side of the road


I heard "Son do you know why I'm stoppin' you for?"


Cause I'm young and I'm black and my hats real low?


Do I look like a mind reader sir, I don't know


Am I under arrest or should I guess some mo'?


"Well you was doin fifty-five in a fifty-fo' "


"License and registration and step out of the car"


"Are you carryin' a weapon on you I know a lot of you are"


I ain't steppin out of shit all my paper's legit


"Well, do you mind if I look round the car a little bit?"


Well my glove compartment is locked so are the trunk in the back


And I know my rights so you gon' need a warrant for that


"Aren't you sharp as a tack, you some type of lawyer or something'?"


"Or somebody important or somethin'?"


Nah, I ain't pass the bar but i know a little bit


Enough that you won't illegally search my sh*t


"We'll see how smart you are when the K9 come"


I got 99 problems but a b*tch ain't one

Posted by Hova | April 20, 2007 11:27 AM
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The "drug search ahead" trick happened to a friend of mine. F-in pigs.

Posted by Mike in MO | April 20, 2007 12:16 PM

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