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February 18, 2008

N.M. traffic stop leads to divisive court ruling

BY Jeff Proctor
Albuquerque Journal

There's an inkling of "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the case against Juan Marquez.

The whole thing started as an attempt at a routine traffic stop - ostensibly for a noisy muffler - in Dexter, a rural town with a population of about 1,200 in southeastern New Mexico. It ended with an aggravated DWI and other charges again...

Full story: N.M. traffic stop leads to divisive court ruling

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