Police Can Put A GPS Device On Your Car Without Your Consent

Court Reaffirms Decision That Rights Weren’t Violated Is your vehicle private property? The answer seems obvious: of course it is. But depending on where you parked it, you might give up some rights in actually keeping it “private.” Police can place a tracking device on your car without a warrant, according to recent judgment in California. Earlier this year, an Oregonian named Juan Pineda-Moreno was convicted of growing marijuana after police tracked his car to a suspected growing site. Pineda-Moreno appealed, citing the fact that on two occasions DEA agents placed tracking devices on his car while it was in …Read more […..]

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Red & Black cafe shows Portland officer the door, won’t sell him coffee again

Are you kidding me??? Unbelievable is all I have to say….. By Lynne Terry, The Oregonian June 03, 2010, 3:41PM In mid-May, Portland police Officer James Crooker  went to Southeast Portland on a patrol call. With a few minutes to spare, he decided to get a coffee. So, he popped into the Red & Black  cafe on Southeast 12th Avenue near Oak Street, bought a coffee and was heading out when a customer approached him, saying she appreciates the hard job that police officers do every day in Portland. One of the co-owners of the cafe, John Langley,  has another point of view. While the officer and …Read more […..]

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