VT: No police nationally will stop a car for 80 on an interstate highway where the speedlimit is 70. Normal margin of error on radar devices is 3mph at best and a ‘5 over’ ticket is no longer accepted by most courts.
This was profiling and we can clearly see a crazed armed lunatic (Now working for DHS, brought in by Trump’s racist goons)
She's 68 and weeping. "The lawsuit….accuses Salisbury officers Devin Barkalow and Adam Bouk and Rowan County Sheriff’s deputy Mark Benfield of hurting the librarian so badly that she was forced to miss eight months of work."https://t.co/1kjnpzZgaZ
Law enforcement officers in Rowan County pulled a 66-year-old librarian from her car by her hair, threw her to the ground and tore her rotator cuff during a 2019 traffic stop, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.
The woman, Stephanie Bottom of Atlanta, said she was driving to a funeral and posing no threat to the officers when they stopped her on Interstate 85 for driving 80 mph in a 70 mph zone and failing to heed blue lights. Once officers stopped her car, they approached her with guns drawn, she said.
Bottom, who is Black, contended in the lawsuit that the officers from the Salisbury Police Department and Rowan County Sheriff’s office used excessive force, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The suit was filed in federal court in the Middle District of North Carolina.
Body cam video obtained by the Observer shows Bottom crying after she was handcuffed.
“What have I done wrong?” she asked the officers. read more…
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