10/21/2021Mississippi: Federal Judge Says Plastic Bags Are Not Suspicious
US District judge in Mississippi overturns traffic stop after finding no evidence that a plastic bag ever contained drugs.
By Richard Diamond A federal judge last week blasted a Mississippi police officer for searching a car merely because he noticed a part of a clear plastic bag inside. Detective Josh Hartfield had seen a Honda CR-V traveling along Highway 49 in Richland on July 14, 2020, and he claimed the expiration sticker on its license plate was partially obstructed. He conducted a traffic stop. Detective Hartfield first spotted a pill in the car. Idrees Ahmed Abdur-Rashied, who ...
10/18/2021France, UK: Speed Cameras Thwarted With Paint, Fire And Stubbornness
A UK man refused to back down when a ranting speed camera driver orders him to move, and a handful of French cameras were disabled last week.
10/13/2021DC Confirms Photo Ticket Payment Optional For Non-Residents
Report from mayor confirms no penalty for nonpayment of Washington, DC red light camera and speed camera tickets for non-residents.
10/11/2021Vigilantes Burned $128 Million In French Speed Camera Profit
Attacks on speed cameras in France slashed speed camera profit by $128 million in 2021.
10/7/2021Florida High Court Hears Complaint Over Red Light Camera Fees
Justices appeared skeptical in Florida Supreme Court hearing that explored mandating refunds for red light camera ticket convenience fees.