Skip to comments.Checkpoint draws protesters opposed to the method, but not the message
Posted on 01/08/2012 10:16:55 AM PST by redreno
David Stilwell and a band of motorcyclists parked their bikes Friday afternoon close to the Long John Silver's on Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway. Nearby, a group of Metro Police also on motorcycles waited.
Stilwell, joined by about 10 of his friends wearing black leather jackets, some with firearms resting in holsters on their hips, stood along the sidewalk waving signs that read "Police Checkpoint Ahead."
But up ahead wasn't a typical DUI checkpoint; the officers on Flamingo Road were pulling over drivers on cellphones.
"Police enforcement should be up front," said Stilwell, of Las Vegas.
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Of course it does. Just like the new regulation for commercial drivers that fines the driver $2750, and their company $11,000 for using a hand held phone while driving exempts ALL government (local, state, and federal) employees.
Laws and regulations are only for the "little people", not our government employed masters.
It would be a delicious irony if one of these cell phone check points got a MADD poobah.
German citizens are stopped and searched by plain-clothes and uniformed police in March 1933 under the pretext they might be concealing weapons.Our future?
Thanks for sharing this. The intersection is near UNLV. I’m over that way 3-4 days a week driving my daughter to school. I avoid that intersection as much as possible. That intersection is bad enough without adding a check point. For as much unreported crime we have in Las Vegas, this is really a waste of resources.