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Surely this can’t be legal…

By Oindge 15 December 2008 83

I was at a friends birthday party last night in the top level of a bar in Civic that looks out over one of the back alleys. About halfway through the night I noticed a group of people gathered around the window, so I moseyed on over to see what was so interesting.

In the alley were about 8 police officers opening and searching cars at random. They were even opening the boots and rummaging through there as well. When they looked up and noticed about 15 faces watching them, the head honcho, in what I can only assume was an attempt to shoo us away, shined the torch at us and gave us all a bit of a scowl.

(“Quick sarge, hit ’em with the torch!” “No, not the torch! Arrrrrrrrrgh!” etc.)

So anyhow, is that legal or what?

(And if you’re harbouring any weapons of mass destruction in your boot, be sure to leave the car at home when you want to hit the dance floor.)

What’s Your opinion?


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123qwe 9:53 pm 17 Dec 08

So JB any FOTW nominee’s here? Some very good bites there.

p1 9:23 am 17 Dec 08

I an anonymous call to the cops sufficient grounds for them to search cars? Maybe someone called from a mobile phone and said they were locked in the boot of a car in that location?

Could be someone called in a bomb threat, but I would like to think that they would evacuate and get in the bomb people to do the search.

tylersmayhem 9:08 am 17 Dec 08

Okay, I think this post has reached it’s end of life – closing window…

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