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Stupid Cops Portland What to do???

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Was taking my sister to work, Got Stock in Traffic.
Lost traction and spinning my tires 2 times, in Traffic 4 lane
Past like 3 stop lights tern right.
Came to Stop and turning right next thing you now this cop come out from no were.
Stops in front of my car and comes up to me and tells me why are you spinning tires.
You made me go in my car and follow you all the way here.
I said lost traction sorry. I gave him my driver’s licenses my registration and prove of insurants.
Gives me a Speed Racing Ticket for 421 $
Plus Towing my car to police station to get the car out I have to pay 430$ fixed Rate.
Made me made………
Saying on the Ticket cause Spinning Tires, Speed Racing This is Boll ****.
What do you guys think 851$ for this you can’t charge some one for Spinning Tires ………..
I went and researched about what speed racing is ………..
811.125 Speed racing on highway; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of speed racing on a highway if, on a highway in this state, the person drives a vehicle or participates in any manner in any of the following in which a vehicle is involved:
(a) A speed competition or contest.
(b) An acceleration contest.
(c) A test of physical endurance.
(d) An exhibition of speed or acceleration.
(e) The making of a speed record.
(f) A race. For purposes of this paragraph, racing is the use of one or more vehicles in an attempt to out gain, outdistance or prevent another vehicle from passing, to arrive at a given destination ahead of another vehicle or vehicles or to test the physical stamina or endurance of drivers over long distance driving routes.
(g) A drag race. For purposes of this paragraph, drag racing is the operation of two or more vehicles from a point side by side at accelerating speeds in a competitive attempt to outdistance each other, or the operation of one or more vehicles over a common selected course, from the same point to the same point for the purpose of comparing the relative speeds or power of acceleration of the vehicle or vehicles within a certain distance or time limit.
(2) The offense described in this section, speed racing on a highway, is a Class A traffic violation and is applicable on any premises open to the public. [1983 c.338 §568; 1985 c.16 §287]

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Made me feel like becoming a Sheriff and Fire His Ass
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Well if you went racing any one . .then you must go to court and plead not guilty.. so what if you did spin your rims.. that is probably just a noise pollution fine or similar..
Mate you just can’t cop for something you didn’t do ..
If you where racing then did the pig pull the other racer over... ? Don’t be afraid of the system.. go to trial and put your case..

bottom line is, that sux .. don't take it..
I hate All Cops Now

If you where racing then did the pig pull the other racer over... ?
No man there was no other racer the only thing i did was spinnin tires. No speeding Traffic was moving like 15 miles .....
That’s my point (it was a rhetorical question).. how can you get done for racing??:mad: :mad:
I have No Idea: confused:
All scan post a Copy
It saying Cause of speed racing Spinning Tires.
And when I find out later that he will towing my car I was Wata ****
Then you have to go to court and get this cop to prove how he says you where racing..
I know you are in a different country and all to me . But I’m sure innocent till proven guilty still stands yea?
And you had your sis in the car .. Sounds like a witness to me..
if you just pay up then you are admiting guilt..
perhaps ask for some advice .. he is studying law.. perhaps a post in the lounge..
Send him a message

I Send him a message to read this post
Thanks for your help
Well, I'm not a law student yet. Makhan is, but he's been a 1L for a month and probably wouldn't be able to offer any professional insight...

Basically, the only way you could be convicted is in regards of letter D, with the judge finding that you were displaying your car's acceleratory powers. This is probably what the officer was thinking - not that you were actually racing anyone.

The police officer had to write a little story on a different piece of paper, describing fairly well the situation as it took place. For some reason, you may not even see this paper after pleading not guilty at your arraignment, but it is the key. If the officer specifies that you squealed your tires loudly or for a period of several seconds then you're in trouble. If there is no description of how long, you probably have a chance. Simply state to the DA (after pleading not guilty, of course) that it was unintentional, and go from there...

The problem is that you're young, and driving a sports car. No judge is going to want to believe you, and no judge isn't going to give a damn if your little sister agrees with you. Your best bet is to be able to describe the area in detail; specifically why you lost traction. Was there gravel? Was there oil? Was it raining? Are you new try driving a 5-speed? That'd be the absolute best defense, I think. If you just bought the car... Of course, it'd be better if you mentioned that to the cop...
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if you do go to court i hope you dont speak like you type. [email protected]
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