Michigan drivers could become the first in the nation subject to roadside drug testing under a bill introduced Wednesday in the Legislature.
The legislation would authorize police to administer a roadside saliva test for illegal drug use, just as they do breath tests for alcohol, when they stop a driver suspected of being intoxicated.
The test kit under consideration for Michigan can detect drug use in six categories, including marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine.Read more »
Police performing what appears to be a "welfare check", torture 64 y/o handcuffed man with a taser gun in his house with his wife(?) begging them to stop. The man tells the police to leave numerous times and makes it clear that he does not want to be taken to the hospital. Absolutely horrific and terrifying example of the jackboot we are all under. Captured on what appears to be a taser gun camera.Read more »
It's usually best not to text the sheriff with a marijuana purchase request. That may seem obvious, but a Helena, Montana teen sent a text message last week looking for pot -- and instead of contacting the dealer, he hit a wrong humber and accidentally sent the message to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton.
The drug detective got both of the teens' parents involved, and ended up deciding not to issue any citations.
"When the detective saw there were parents that wanted to be involved he took the right action and I'm really proud of the deputy," Sheriff Dutton said.Read more »
Officers pulled over two men in a car about 7 a.m. Wednesday, and found trace amounts of marijuana, prescription drugs and "drug paraphernalia" in the ensuing search -- and it sure looked they'd hit the jackpot when they discovered a powdery substance in a zip-lock bag.Read more »
"Just note this sir, I was the one left to tend to the mayhem your officer created until the help of a nurse, who knelt with me beside Eric as his life ebbed away. I was left alone to kneel by Kurt, and then Mary, as your officer stepped out of his vehicle only to shout 'didn't we hear his siren?' He asked this question, like he was Moses trying to part the red sea, and some how God had failed to move us out of his way."Read more »
An ordinance to ban the sale of synthetic marijuana in West Lafayette won't go before the city council until September, but two businesses apparently have pulled the product from their stores' shelves.
Police Chief Jason Dombkowski said he hand-delivered voluntary "cease and desist" letters last week to Amused Clothing, 316 W. State St., and Citgo gas station, 101 W. State St.Read more »
A Boston Police Department special operations team and dozens of police units stood outside a Mission Hill apartment for four tense hours last night thinking they were engaged in a standoff with armed robbery suspects. But when they finally went into the multifamily last night, no one was inside.Read more »
This story about a jaywalking crackdown is just begging for some disobedienceRead more »
Former Passaic County Sheriff, Jerry Speziale, is being investigated for giving sheriff badges out in exchange for campaign donations and for using the county motor pool to have automobile repairs performed for campaign donors.
On August 10th Jerry Speziale resigned his position as sheriff to take a $198,510 job with the Port Authority Police as Deputy Superintendent. He was appointed to this position by Governor Christie.Read more »
A prosecutor has decided to drop drunken driving charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist because the blood test that showed the officer was drunk wasn't done properly.Read more »
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