Man Gets Pulled Over For Doing 65 in a 70
Anthony Perry was stopped by a deputy with the Sampson County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina after the officer spotted him going 65mph in a 70mph zone. The encounter left Perry so disturbed he later shared video of the traffic stop on Facebook, which shows the officer giving him a written warning. Perry wrote:
‘I lieu of Black History Month I felt compelled to share my experience…with an officer of the Sampson County police department.’
‘While it is ever so important to celebrate and uplift our heritage and progress in America with regard to racial disparities, we must always continue to challenge racial injustice, inequalities and discrimination to show true honor to those who gave tirelessly to the cause.’
The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office has since responded to the incident, writing:
‘In regards to the law regarding stopping someone under the speed limit, please keep in mind an officer only needs reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle.