Friday, March 07, 2014

Humboldt County Sheriff Sued!!!

Humboldt County, Nevada, that is. I was taken aback when I first checked this Sacramento Bee article on a Humboldt County Sheriff's deputy being sued for illegal stops. Took a second to realize it wasn't our Humboldt County.

Anyway, they're in trouble for stopping cars just to shake them down for money. I personally think this happens a lot more than is reported. I'm not saying it happens here so much, although I do believe most of the drug busts from traffic stops in Northern CA are the result of profiling and not because those arrested violated any traffic laws.


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