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Cop let me go b/c of Taco!!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tactical Tacoma, May 7, 2010.

  1. May 7, 2010 at 2:18 PM
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    Tactical Tacoma

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    So I got pulled over today on the freeway (610-W) on way home from army surplus store. Cop walked up and immediately asked if there were any weapons in the car. Obviously, with my license plate and NRA & gun stickers on the back window he was concerned. I explained there was a gun in glovebox and magazines in the center console. He asked me to step out of vehicle.......long story short, ran my gun....CLEAN of course, and said he pulled me over for changing lanes without a blinker (true, my bad). He gave me my gun back and explained the mags were still in console. He then asked about my ammo cans and how I did it, the black front valence, and my lift. Said he had a brand new 2010 TRD OR and wanted to mod it up. Had a 20 min conversation on the side of road with him and then he let me go and said to use blinker next time. I told him about this site and he was stoked......So if he joins the site and reads this, THANKS BRO...I mean OFFICER. :)

    I find reasons to love this truck more and more everyday
     
  2. May 7, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Thats awesome!
     
  3. May 7, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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  4. May 7, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    Tactical Tacoma

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    maybe cops aren't that bad....well some of em at least...Others are just napoleon complex pr*cks
     
  5. May 7, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    MJonaGS32

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    Sweet story!
     
  6. May 7, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    That's awesome. The last cop that pulled me over and asked if I had weapons tricked me told me and said there was a warrant out for my arrest. he played me until the piss was just about to come out. He was a cool guy, just didn't ask about my truck.lol
     
  7. May 7, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    Thats cool dude! Just be nice to them and respect them and what they do for theirjob and they will show you respect too.
     
  8. May 7, 2010 at 2:34 PM
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    thats cool... I hope he does come to the forum
     
  9. May 7, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    That is so true. They have a tough job that gets tougher by the day. I wouldn't want it.
     
  10. May 7, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    You can get a ticket for not using your blinker in TX? That sucks. haha. The whole world would be getting pulled over here in SD.
     
  11. May 7, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    No their not all bad. Especially since I know them all in my town!!!:D
     
  12. May 7, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    AZ too. it was one of my first tickets :/ 3 in one night for gay sh** like that.
     
  13. May 7, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    I'll bet you COULD get a ticket there too...but somethings get left to slide.
     
  14. May 7, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    I WISH people got pulled over for that more. A guy I know got pulled over for it in Poway. It's not that hard to use your directional. :p





    Sweet story dude! Not all cops are pricks! :D
     
  15. May 7, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    I guess you can in CA...

    [SIZE=-1][SIZE=+1]CVC 21703[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]

    Proper Use of a Turn Signal

    22108. Any signal of intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously during the last 100 feet traveled by the vehicle before turning.
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  16. May 7, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    i wish there were more officers like this guy
     
  17. May 7, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    seriously. my record wouldn't be as dirty. :devil:
     
  18. May 7, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    That story warms my heart. :cheers:
     
  19. May 7, 2010 at 3:03 PM
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    I've always had good experiences with cops when I hand over my CCL and say "yes sir", "no sir". I had a cop tell me that if I had a CCL he generally assumes I'm an ok citizen since you had to pass a background check to get a CCL.
     
  20. May 7, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    Nice. Coming from a family of police. Most bigger city police officers are cool as hell. The small town cops are usually dick heads and the state troopers/highway patrols are unpredictable, depends.:D
     
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