DEA Can’t Enter 150 Pounds of Pot Into Evidence, Because It Illegally GPS-Tracked This Dude

DEAGuess the system works at times. Reports the AP Via ABC News:

When Kentucky State Troopers stopped 49-year-old Robert Dale Lee on Interstate 75 in September 2011, they knew he would be coming their way and what to look for in his truck.

The Drug Enforcement Administration had been following Lee’s truck from Chicago using a GPS — a tracking device placed on the vehicle as part of a multi-state drug probe — and troopers found 150 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle.

Now, a federal judge has ruled the stash inadmissible in the case against Lee because the DEA and troopers didn’t have a warrant to place the device on the truck.

“In this case, the DEA agents had their fishing poles out to catch Lee,” Thapar wrote. “Admittedly, the agents did not intend to break the law. But, they installed a GPS device on Lee’s car without a warrant in the hope that something might turn up.”…

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4 Comments on "DEA Can’t Enter 150 Pounds of Pot Into Evidence, Because It Illegally GPS-Tracked This Dude"

  1. Its all a fucking game isnt it..has nothing to do with anything besides a bunch of bored over educated  powerful dweebs playing their loop de loop with the people..

  2. Bullyjohnson | May 25, 2012 at 5:40 am |

    dont get it twisted azzie. Their education has nothing to do with it. Their education teaches them to be muppets, but only an asshole works like this… the police did someting something thier not supposed to, and its not illegal, but i run a fucking stop sign, and im the criminal…fuck the police, they are pussy bitches!

  3. DeepCough | May 25, 2012 at 11:20 am |

    What the hell is this?! A judge ruled in favor of the 4th Amendment on a drug charge?!

  4. Monkey See Monkey Do | May 26, 2012 at 4:55 am |

    D.E.A. = Deal, Entrap, Arrest.

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