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St. Patty’s Police State In North Carolina Nets 100 Charges | THE JEENYUS CORNER

checkpointMarshall D. Culpepper

Police in North Carolina are using the excuse of cracking down on drunk drivers this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend to set up constitutional check points without a warrant.

Performing warrant-less searches a Saturday night checkpoint along Sharon Amity Road netted slew of people. Thirteen were charged with driving while impaired.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged 48 people with driving without a license.

Authorities said 43 people are facing charges for a variety of charges including having an open container of alcohol and not wearing a seat belt.

Holidays like St. Patrick’s Day are routinely exploited by law enforcement agencies nation-wide.  Typically, the majority of the offenses are not what the intended purpose of the checkpoint is (alcohol) and more times than not the local government rakes in a lot of cash from the fines issued.



About Marshall D. Culpepper

Marshall is a Husband, and father of two children. He resides in upstate, South Carolina.


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