Skip to comments.Cell Picture Of Undercover Officer Sparks Arrest
Posted on 03/18/2008 8:27:25 AM PDT by Lester Moore
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The 20-year-old unemployed Bradenton man was arrested on a misdemeanor obstruction charge.
They arrested him for taking the picture , any arrest while you're on probation is an automatic violation
Living in Manatee County - All I can say is When’s it’s illegal to take pictures on a public street, we better lock up a whole bunch of tourists.
Speaking as a photojournalist, there is no such thing as a “lawful command to erase photographs.” If any officer tried that with me, I would be in jail and a bunch of lawyers from my newspaper would be attacking the police station.
On the other hand, it is pretty common for a sergeant to come up to me and say, “please don’t print a photo of that detective. He is undercover.” Our paper will comply with reasonable, polite requests.
Not if it’s an invalid arrest.
The probation violation was the fact that he was arrested. Catch 22, naturally.
Then why did the defense try to argue that it was an invalid arrest in order to get him out of jail?
Uh, this arrest is the basis of his alleged probation violation. They are saying he violated probation because he was arrested on this charge. Thus, the merits of this arrest ARE the entire basis for holding him.
They are correct. ANY arrest for ANYTHING is a violation of probation even if the arrest is dropped. As stupid as it is to us, it’s the way probation is set up.
The militarization of our law enforcement continues.
I don't know why they went with that visor design, but he's now back to the original goggle-style visor. There are three issues of the G.I Joe World War Three story line left, and while Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow are both on the same side now, they haven't fought side-by-side. I hope they do so before the series ends in July.
Arrests aren't dropped, charges are. His continued incarceration wasn't automatic. That's why the article specifically stated that the judge ordered him held.
You are correct. I used wrong terminology.
How about on the side of freedom from some ignoid with an associates degree in LE sitting at your neighborhood bar collecting information on you and your friends?
Secret police in America with jerks like you defending them on FR. Who'd a thunk it?
Nice to talk to a fellow fan. Two spoiler-y things from the last issue:
1. Storm Shadow in the latest issue = badass.
2. Cobra Commander didn’t really just murder his own son, did he!?
The probationer was automatically incarcerated until his day in court which is what the article is about. My statement was that the judge sided with the prosecution and the police, ordering the subject to continue to be held.
In Oklahoma you can take upskirt pictures of a minor, but in Florida you cannot take pictures of police or their vehicles while they perform their duties in public.
Something is very wrong.
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