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Old 03-08-2013, 10:29 AM   #7517
cmiovino
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Originally Posted by Nikryj View Post
I had an elderly officer pull me over one time. I wast quite sure why because I wasn't speeding. Here comes this really old man, practically hobbling up to my car and he asks me why I was racing. I explained to him that I never "accelerated fast" nor did I speed. He said "Bull****, I heard your car. It was too loud to not be racing. (I have an SPT exhaust, not loud at all) We continued to go back and forth until he asked me to pop my hood, he wanted to see my "illegal mods." I obliged and pointed out to him that everything was within legal standards. He then tried to say that my turbo was illegal. I actually had to get my book and show him that it is stock. In a last ditch effort, he said that my vehicle matches the description of a suspected drug runner and wanted to start popping quarter panels off. I waved my hand and said "this is not the car you are looking for." He agreed and said "this is not the car I am looking for." He left me alone after that and we both went on our merry way. I've actually had a couple more runins with crabby police officers...
Had a semi-similar thing happen to me.

Got pulled over for going down a one-way street that was poorly labeled (my fault actually, I was looking to turn around). Got pulled over and the officer immediately had my out, patting me down and saying I was 'on something'. He said this over and over, saying he was going to take me to hospital for some drug tests if I didn't confess. I've never done drugs in my life.

After allowing him to search through the car, as I literally have NOTHING in my car for him to even look through, he let me go without a ticket even for the one-way street thing. This was after backup was called and two more cop cars showed up.
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