Wisconsin court upholds traffic stop of drunken driver

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court said police were within their rights to pull over a drunken driver whose vehicle briefly crossed the center line. Full Story

“Don't Say Like Dat”

Since: May 08


#1 May 27, 2009
sober up man

Minneapolis, MN

#2 May 27, 2009
"Justice Annette Ziegler said the stop was reasonable because Popke was driving erratically at 1:30 a.m."

So if he was driving erratically at 1:30 p.m., as many drivers in Wisconsin are prone to do, it would have been unreasonable? The time of day has nothing to do with it. The officer obviously had a suspicion and the crossing of the center line provided the probable cause for him pulling him over.

Minneapolis, MN

#3 May 27, 2009
the driver,s alcohol level was 3xs the legal limit, How could he have the nerve to object to being pulled over?? Make him pay for everybodies time wasted!!!

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