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indy_Muaddib
September 27, 2010, 19:23
A Harford County Circuit Court judge Monday dismissed wiretapping charges against Anthony Graber, a motorcyclist who was jailed briefly after he taped a Maryland state trooper who stopped him for speeding on I-95. Graber used a camera mounted on his helmet, then posted the video on YouTube.

Pitt ruled that police can have no such expectation in their public, on-the-job communications.

read more at http://blog.washingtonpost.com/story-lab/2010/09/wiretapping_charges_dropped_ag.html

the gman
September 27, 2010, 21:30
Originally posted by indy_Muaddib
A Harford County Circuit Court judge Monday dismissed wiretapping charges against Anthony Graber, a motorcyclist who was jailed briefly after he taped a Maryland state trooper who stopped him for speeding on I-95. Graber used a camera mounted on his helmet, then posted the video on YouTube.



read more at http://blog.washingtonpost.com/story-lab/2010/09/wiretapping_charges_dropped_ag.html

Finally, a judge with some (not so) commonsense!:bigangel:

SWOHFAL
September 27, 2010, 21:30
Next time they'll just shoot you, since they draw their guns at the drop of a hat anyway.

John Culver
September 29, 2010, 01:33
It is likely the state will appeal