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Highway Patrol clears trooper of wrongdoing
WRAL ^ | 07/08/2011 | Stacy Davis

Posted on 07/08/2011 12:27:56 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998

Raleigh, N.C. — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol on Friday released its findings that clears a state trooper of wrongdoing following a Raleigh woman's claims that she was harassed and intimidated during a traffic stop in Wilmington last month.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: arrest; crybabies; donutwatch; highwaypatrol; leo; nc; northcarolina; police; tessener; thickbluewall; troll; trooper; wilmington; wilmingtonnc
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Here is the most damning piece of evidence, one that completely destroys both the credibility of the ones who made the allegations against the trooper, and the mind-numb cretins who claims that Trooper Wyrick stopped Gina Tessener for no cause:

http://www.nccrimecontrol.org/div/hp/documents/AttachmentBServiceRecords.pdf

WHAT! What is that? Yep... a service record that indicates that the headlight on the vehicle had been having problems, and the problem kept occurring.

Many bloggers and their discussion board anarchists all claimed that the headlight was in perfect working condition.

Now watch... this thread will soon be filled with individuals who are so stubborn and can't stand to admit that the responded without having all the evidence, that they will retreat to either "IZ A CONSPIWACY!" OR bring in come irrelevant discussion unrelated to this case, in a desperate effort to save face.

Watch... it will be amazing to behold.

1 posted on 07/08/2011 12:28:01 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: macquire

Ping


2 posted on 07/08/2011 12:28:44 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: freedomwarrior998

no wrong doing .. ok.. but she still blew a 0.0% alcohol but was taken before a magistrate at third location, nothing to see here.. officer do-right was perfectly ok to harass this citizen.


3 posted on 07/08/2011 12:42:13 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: freedomwarrior998

but where o, where was all the alcohol the perfectly innocent officer “smelled”?


4 posted on 07/08/2011 12:43:19 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: freedomwarrior998

Did you note that the problem was solved with a new bulb?


5 posted on 07/08/2011 12:43:19 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles, Kill the EPA!!!)
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To: freedomwarrior998

Your name and posting record suggests you are at war with freedom. No citizen deserves to be treated like this woman was.


6 posted on 07/08/2011 12:46:17 PM PDT by bvw
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To: freedomwarrior998
Another trooper identified in the case, however, was suspended for unprofessional conduct, which violates Highway Patrol policy.

You missed this part...

7 posted on 07/08/2011 12:47:20 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

I’m beginning to believe a “new government” made up of today’s “conservatives” would be as bad, if not worse, than the “current” government.

There are bad cops. And good cops cover for them.


8 posted on 07/08/2011 12:50:33 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: freedomwarrior998

All the woman and her husband wanted was an apology and action against the troopers. Now comes a lawsuit they are sure to win.


9 posted on 07/08/2011 12:51:53 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: freedomwarrior998
Some of the points the Freedomwarrior hopes none of you will see from the article...

Another trooper identified in the case, however, was suspended for unprofessional conduct...

The woman arrested registered 0.00 reading on TWO alcohol breath tests...

Statement from the attorney: "I am not surprised that the Highway Patrol exonerated the Highway Patrol"

Smith (The other trooper) will receive additional training on Highway Patrol Policy before returning to full duty. The internal investigation found that he sent inappropriate messages to Wyrick, including some with profanity, and that he failed to document his stop of Hoyt Tessener.

10 posted on 07/08/2011 12:53:59 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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To: Terry Mross

Plenty of bad cops here for you to read about...

http://www.injusticeeverywhere.com/


11 posted on 07/08/2011 12:55:13 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour (With The Resistance...)
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To: Terry Mross

That is the problem with cops. “Good” cops are obliged to cover for “bad” cops, therefore making the whole system corrupt. If there is only one “bad” cop, and every other cop covers for them, they are all bad.


12 posted on 07/08/2011 12:56:58 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: rokkitapps
The arrest is made at the side of the road. The only thing the officer needs to make an arrest is probable cause. If the person refuses to take the field sobriety tests on the side of the road, as is their right, the officer must base his decision to arrest solely on the observations that he sees on the side of the road.

Probable Cause IS NOT A HIGH STANDARD TO MEET.

Once he makes the arrest, that's it. In North Carolina, a magistrate has to release the arrested party.

§ 15A-511(1) A law‑enforcement officer making an arrest with or without a warrant must take the arrested person without unnecessary delay before a magistrate as provided in G.S. 15A-8209.501.

Once that is done:

(c) Procedure When Arrest Is without Warrant; Magistrate's Order. If the person has been arrested, for a crime, without a warrant: 1) The magistrate must determine whether there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed and that the person arrested committed it, and in the manner provided by G.S. 15A-8209.304(d). (2) If the magistrate determines that there is no probable cause the person must be released. (3) If the magistrate determines that there is probable cause, he must issue a magistrate's order: a. Containing a statement of the crime of which the person is accused in the same manner as is provided in G.S. 15A-8209.304(c) for a warrant for arrest, and b. Containing a finding that the defendant has been arrested without a warrant and that there is probable cause for his detention.

The officer COULDN'T release the suspect after she blew a .00. He was REQUIRED by LAW to take her to the magistrate to be released. That's how it works in North Carolina. If you don't like it, petition the legislature to give officers the authority to "un-arrest" a suspect.

13 posted on 07/08/2011 12:57:44 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: SeaHawkFan

“Sure”.


14 posted on 07/08/2011 1:00:24 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: freedomwarrior998
The officer COULDN'T release the suspect after she blew a .00.

The questions remain, why did he arrest her after she blew a .00? And why did he ask a fellow trooper to illegally follow, harass, and detain the woman's husband?

Yeah, this guy is a great cop.

15 posted on 07/08/2011 1:04:07 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: freedomwarrior998

What’s amazing is your stupidity. She wasn’t stopped for a headlight out, the idiotic trooper said she was drunk and tried to fake the breathalyzer tests to prove it. A headlight out would have caused a fixit ticket to be issued and that would have been the end of it. This is another classic case of the storm troopers protecting their own, not to mention the certain class of FReeper that you are evidently a part of, the cop butt kissing class.


16 posted on 07/08/2011 1:04:15 PM PDT by calex59
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To: freedomwarrior998

“Probable Cause IS NOT A HIGH STANDARD TO MEET. “

Agreed.

Today an officer can claim a “furtive look” as adequate for probable cause. I would like to see a defense attorney try to argue against THAT!

But if they couldn’t find people willing to do the job. But then again their is no shortage of people who want to be where the tyranny meets the road.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.


17 posted on 07/08/2011 1:06:27 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: freedomwarrior998

lol.

I’m looking at the responses on this thread - and boy, did the posters make a jackass out of you.


18 posted on 07/08/2011 1:06:52 PM PDT by Fido969
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To: freedomwarrior998

Of course they did (knock me over with a feather).


19 posted on 07/08/2011 1:08:00 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: freedomwarrior998

the officer said he smelled alcohol.

there was no alcohol.

the officer lied.

have a nice day, officer.


20 posted on 07/08/2011 1:10:09 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: Fido969

Here’s the original article with 400+ posts: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2743550/posts

Notice that he linked the biggest agitator of the last thread (Macquire).


21 posted on 07/08/2011 1:21:44 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: bvw
Definition: free·dom/ˈfrēdəm/Noun 1. The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. 2. Absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic government.
22 posted on 07/08/2011 1:25:28 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: rokkitapps

She admitted she had been drinking earlier, and that she had been around others that were been drinking. The odor of an alcoholic beverage can last far longer than the time when you will blow a .00 on a breathalyzer.


23 posted on 07/08/2011 1:28:05 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: Fido969

Only in your pathetic little mind.


24 posted on 07/08/2011 1:28:54 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: freedomwarrior998
No, the cop sending the messages should be fired, but then the NC state police, is a sick mess anyway, they all deserve each other.
25 posted on 07/08/2011 1:31:39 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Lancey Howard
She refused the test on the scene, then she was placed under arrest, then she blew the .00 I believe.

So I think she was arrested before she took the test.

26 posted on 07/08/2011 1:34:41 PM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: freedomwarrior998

You seem to posts stories like this and then make an inflammatory first post. Do you just like starting fights?


27 posted on 07/08/2011 1:35:51 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: freedomwarrior998

he is a scum sucking dirty cop and he lied about the alcohol. No one that blows a 0.0% has breath that smells of alcohol.


28 posted on 07/08/2011 1:36:18 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: freedomwarrior998

Officer “smelled alcohol,” yet the motorist blew a 0.0? Sorry, that’s abuse of authority under color of law.

Whenever I hear an officer say he “smelled something,” I always say “Prove that, officer K9.” I don’t recognize “smell” as “Probable Cause.” Go fetch a search warrant, jerk. I’ll wait.


29 posted on 07/08/2011 1:37:35 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: driftdiver

I would bet my rent money he is a LEO who loves putting knees in peoples backs, which is by the book police behavior that they all love doing.


30 posted on 07/08/2011 1:38:09 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: calex59
What’s amazing is your stupidity. She wasn’t stopped for a headlight out, the idiotic trooper said she was drunk and tried to fake the breathalyzer tests to prove it. A headlight out would have caused a fixit ticket to be issued and that would have been the end of it. This is another classic case of the storm troopers protecting their own, not to mention the certain class of FReeper that you are evidently a part of, the cop butt kissing class.

http://www.wwaytv3.com/2011/07/07/first-3-update-hp-investigation-nears-end-look-differing-stories

Wrong, you fail ignorant fool. She was originally stopped because of the headlight on her car. (In fact, the Tesseners were caught in a blatant lie on the headlight not having problems.) Once he made contact with her, he smelled alcohol. As the report noted, she lied to the media and said that she hadn't drank anything. But she admitted to the Trooper that she was drinking earlier, and having been around people that were drinking. In any case, she refused to take the roadside tests, which is her right. The officer arrested her for DWI, based on his smelling of alcohol and other observations.

Here is what we do know...

The Tesseners and their internet allies claimed that the headlight was in perfect working order. The service records show that the headlight had been having numerous problems, and that she had been pulled before for those problems.

The Tesseners and their internet allies claimed that she hadn't drank anything. Yet she told the trooper that she had "one drink around 7PM" and had been around others who were drinking.

The Tesseners and their internet allies claimed that the parking lot was gravel, hence her refusal to take the roadside tests. Yet here is a picture of the parking lot in question: "http://www.nccrimecontrol.org/div/hp/documents/AttachmentCPhotoofParkingLot.JPG" NOPE... not gravel.

The Tesseners and their internet allies claimed that at the police station Wyrick allowed Gina one phone call and remained within inches of her as she called her husband. But the video released from the police station shows a much different scene.

The Tesseners and their internet allies claimed that at the station "He did the second one and told us to leave for that one, and Gina left to the other room, and I didn't. I stood exactly where I was, and he came up and put his chest within an inch of my shoulder telling me to leave." But the reality is that the video tells a different story. Wyrick told the Tesseners to leave after the result showed up and did not get as close to Hoyt Tessener as the couple said.

You fail.

31 posted on 07/08/2011 1:39:27 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: freedomwarrior998

the officer in question is suspended. you fail.


32 posted on 07/08/2011 1:40:13 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: freedomwarrior998

No, she said she had not been drinking.

So you fully support the actions of the officer and the magistrate?

You can be certain that I am glad I don’t live in your beat.


33 posted on 07/08/2011 1:40:18 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: freedomwarrior998

I see you’re still fighting against freedom.


34 posted on 07/08/2011 1:40:18 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: thefactor

Did you read the whole article?

The officer was abusive to the women he arrested and to her husband.

The officer then orchestrated a traffic stop on her husband, and tried to get him to speed.


35 posted on 07/08/2011 1:41:50 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: Fido969; freedomwarrior998
I’m looking at the responses on this thread - and boy, did the posters make a jackass out of you.

Its a regular occurrence.

36 posted on 07/08/2011 1:42:24 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: DariusBane

cops are nothing more than foot soldiers for the tyrannical government. when it goes down, they will be firing shots at us on behalf of the govt. don’t for a minute believe different. sorry, that’s how it is in 2011.


37 posted on 07/08/2011 1:42:32 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: rokkitapps

She admitted to drinking, fool. Moreover, the smell of metabolized alcohol can linger on the breath LONG after the time when one will blow a .00. This is why researchers have cautioned that smell alone cannot accurately determine the alcohol content of a person’s blood. It’s also the reason that you are taken to blow in a breath instrument to accurately measure the content in your blood.

Try reading peer reviewed literature instead of comic books.

Moscowitz, H., Burns, M. & Ferguson, S. Police officers’ detection of breath odors from alcohol ingestion, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 1999 (May), 31(3), 175 180.


38 posted on 07/08/2011 1:45:44 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: calex59

“..cop butt kissing class.”

Laz took time off once, and created a descriptive, evocative, and provocative term for what I always thought of as a “badge lapper”.

Laz had it spot on with “copsucker!”


39 posted on 07/08/2011 1:45:55 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles, Kill the EPA!!!)
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To: DariusBane; thefactor
Did you read the whole article?

It doesn't matter if thefactor reads the article. He will always support the cop no matter how egregious the action.

40 posted on 07/08/2011 1:46:25 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: freedomwarrior998

I’m not too big a fool to smell a dirty cop. You.


41 posted on 07/08/2011 1:46:46 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: rokkitapps
the officer in question is suspended. you fail.

Nope. The officer who made the stop (Wyrick) was CLEARED. The other officer who send the text message with the F-word was suspended. (Smith.)

Thank you for demonstrating my point. You fail.

42 posted on 07/08/2011 1:47:40 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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To: freedomwarrior998

Cops dropping F bombs and showing utter contempt for the citizenry. The fact that Wyrick didn’t turn in Smith makes it clear that kind of language is routine. Whenever you talk to a cop, just remember that he considers you guilty of SOMETHING and if you don’t kiss his butt he’ll do his best to get you charged just to cause you a problem.


43 posted on 07/08/2011 1:47:42 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: freedomwarrior998

Did ya learn that at jack booted thug school?

So why was the cop suspended? hmmmmm


44 posted on 07/08/2011 1:47:55 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: freedomwarrior998

New neighbors introduced me to their kids a couple weeks ago. The 20 year old wants to be a State Trooper. Not so long ago, I’d have admired him. Now, sad to say, I just wonder what kind of emotional problems he has.


45 posted on 07/08/2011 1:48:34 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Money, like chocolate on a hot oven, was melting in the pockets of the people. -- L. Von Mises)
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To: freedomwarrior998

and I don’t care about what your dirty cop book says about how to generate revenue for your district.


46 posted on 07/08/2011 1:48:34 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: Locomotive Breath

‘showing utter contempt for the citizenry.”

They do that here on a regular basis.


47 posted on 07/08/2011 1:49:19 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

yep, everything was perfect, but he is suspended. fail.


48 posted on 07/08/2011 1:49:35 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: freedomwarrior998

Are you cool with the attempt to entrap the husband?
I guess this is routine procedure?


49 posted on 07/08/2011 1:50:11 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: DariusBane
No, she said she had not been drinking.

She told the media that she hadn't been drinking. She admitted to the trooper that she had "one drink at 7PM."

She's a liar. Either to the media or to the Trooper. Take your pick.

50 posted on 07/08/2011 1:50:26 PM PDT by freedomwarrior998
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