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Is it sufficient to say suspect was speeding. Is it just automatically taken as the truth.
The PI had actually called in and made up a story, but gave the truck description and license plate. Officer never mentioned this in his report. Have other sources that have made me aware that he was looking for the truck. Actually said he waiting across the street. So he could falsify that he was speeding in an effort to pull him over.
When you say provide a radar reading. Is their some sort of "time stamp" or something that verifies what the speed was when we saw the vehicle? Because his video of the traffic stop does not show him speeding..
so it could simply be his word? If the police officer had instructed the PI to call in the 911 call to cover their knowing each other, would that discredit the police officer.
Since a PI is licensed through SLED, wouldn't it be wrong for a PI to make a false 911 call.
They are bringing in the PI to testify. So is it possible to have his information and testimony thrown out based on the false 911 call.
That's very easy to show. He submitted his report with pictures for a family court case. Showing my brother sitting at the restaurant while the PI filmed him. The 911 call is made at the same time he is sitting at the restaurant, saying that he is following a drunk driver that has just pulled into a restaurant. That he is a concerned citizen. He made that call as my brother was about to leave.
The whole thing is crooked. And its sad that people who are supposed to be truth seekers and tellers, can get away with such nonsense.
Yes the call was made, but I read that a police officer cannot use a 911 call solely as probable cause.
No, but this cop is shady and a jerk. And it is known. He is the number 1 DUI cop in the state, but has recently been transferred for "shady" dealings. And the office makes sure not to mention the BOLO, he makes it that he just happened to see him speeding. If its proven the cop and the PI had a "deal" between them, could that help the case??
ok, thank you for your help.
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