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NH House Committee Vote: Ban DUI Roadblocks

Committee: Ban Roadblocks A NH House Committee voted 12-8 in favor of recommending passage of a Bill that would ban all so-called “DWI Checkpoints” – also known as DUI Roadblocks — in New Hampshire. Inefficient and Costly Cove…

DWI Roadblock Announced for Bow, NH

Yet Another DWI Roadblock The NH State Police have announced a so-called “DWI Checkpoint” for “the week of September 10, 2017.” Most of the time, the announcement of a DWI checkpoint during a week that begins with a Sunday, tu…
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Rogue Cop-Bully in Utah Makes National Headlines

There is a rarely-used doctrine in constitutional law that says that a police officer violates a person’s constitutional rights if the officer’s conduct “shocks the conscience.” In other words, does something really, really ba…

Taxpayer-Funded DWI Roadblocks Come Up Empty

Waste of Taxpayer Dollars or Successful Deterrence? The Concord Monitor reported today that last week’s taxpayer-funded DWI Roadblock in Chichester, a joint effort between the State Police and Chichester Police, resulted in zero arrests. This…

Manch Police Target Pot Smokers for Mass Detention

The Manchester Police have announced that a “sobriety checkpoint” will occur somewhere in the vicinity of the city on Thursday, April 20. Bring weed to Manch to celebrate 4/20 day, plan on losing your driver’s license for 60 days. O…

Don't Let Trooper Grinch Steal Christmas

Checkpoint Tomorrow Near Nashua The Massachusetts State Police announced that they will run a checkpoint somewhere in Middlesex County on Friday evening, December 16, 2016, going into Saturday early morning hours. They have promised that the motor ve…
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20 Years in Prison for DWI?

Texas Repeat Offenders Need Uber An ABC television affiliate in Upshur County, Texas reports this week that a 53-year old man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his 4th DWI. Yes, 20 years in prison for a DWI that did not involve a traffic accide…

Limited License Law Ruined by DMV (AGAIN)

The “limited license” law, which most people call a hardship license or work permit, has been on the books for less than a year.  I hope that a good Bill to amend our limited license law starts working through the legislature. The law ha…

CA Police Test First Marijuana Breathalyzer

CA Police Go to the Dogs with Hound Labs According to a press release from a company called Hound Labs, police in California have field tested the very first breathalyzer designed to detect THC from both smoked marijuana, and so-called “edibles…

DWI Checkpoint Alert-Seabrook Labor Day Weekend

Once again, the NH State Police are welcoming tourists to NH with blue lights, road blocks, suspicion-less detentions, warrantless arrests, and the prospect of spending most of Labor Day Weekend in a jail cell in Brentwood, NH. Tourists Targeted for…
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