A Michigan woman’s constitutional rights were violated when a police officer gave her a speeding ticket after she flipped him the bird, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled.
In June 2017, Debra Cruise-Guylas was pulled over for a minor speeding violation in an area that was a well-known “speed trap” about 18 miles southwest of Detroit. Officer Matthew Minard wrote her a ticket for a lesser violation, but Cruise-Guylas was far from relieved. ”I know this is a bunch of B.S.,” she told the Washington Post. ”When I pulled off, I gave him the middle finger.”
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