Turning around at a sobriety checkpoint is not enough of a reason to warrant a police stop, the Supreme Court has ruled unanimously in an apparent issue of first impression.
“Being engaged in a systematic program of checking vehicles is something that occurs at the roadblock; it does not occur at some other location distant from the roadblock, for at that location there is no systematic program of checking,” Chief Justice John P. Flaherty wrote.
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