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Witnessed R171 getting pulled over :(

A beautiful black R172 on 26 South in South Carolina.

Travelling on I95 S by Exit 102 in Georgia a clump of vehicles all going around 85 mph were about 200 yards in front of me. We saw the cop, lights went on and out of all the traffic he picked the white R171 to pull over.

I actually was trying to catch up to wave at it, but never made it!

Why did he fixate on the sports car out of maybe 10 different vehicles? They're not supposed to be biased, yea right...


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MK, you should have pulled over and mentioned my name to the trooper!


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t least it wasnt you he pulled MK
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what state were the plates from?
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Maybe out of state plates and they were looking for a cash bond with forfeiture option. That is typical here in Illinois since by using that method the county gets cash immediately for the fine and the officer does not have to waste time in court. Pretty slick tactic...eh?


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what state were the plates from?
Sorry, not quite sure...I couldn't get a good look at them or the occupants, I was going too fast...

Jeff...haha, i wanted to pull over & c if they were a member...now, if I would have mentioned your name the cop would have tripled the fine and probably would have given me a fine, too!

Jon, whew, I was lucky because I was catching up to them...
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