View from the cop: Some offenders violate laws of common sense

By Steve Rose, Special to the Journal-Constitution 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — On a recent Wednesday, around 6:30 p.m., at the QT store on Roswell Road, Officer Caudell spotted a man sitting in a car, drinking a can of beer.

One law says you can't have an open container in the car, and another law, the law of common sense, says that if you do violate the first law, do it discreetly if a police car is nearby.

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